Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Putnam County

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Allred, Charles E. Rural credit in TN, 1923. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1938. 48 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #82)

Assessment for potential resource recovery project in Putnam County, TN. Chattanooga, TVA, 1981. 33 pp.

Brinker, William J., ed. A time for looking back: Putnam County veterans, their families, & the Vietnam War. Cookeville, TTU, 1990. 109 pp. Buck, James. A history of the library resources of Putnam County. TN Polytechnic Institute thesis, 1961. 87 pp.

Burgess Falls natural area, Putnam County TN: master plan. N.p., 1974. 49 pp.

Chatham, Carrie G. Water quality of streams affected by acid mine drainage in the Upper East Fork Obey River Watershed, TN. TTU thesis, 1990. 132 pp.

Community data: Cookeville & Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, n.p., 1961. var. pp.

DeLozier, Mary J. "The Civil War & its aftermath in Putnam County." THQ 38 (1979), pp. 436-461.

DeLozier, Mary J. Putnam County, TN, 1850-1970. N.p., 1979. 377 pp.

Grime, John H. Recollections of a long life. Lebanon, n.p., 1930. 26 pp.

Hatfield, James M. A history & educational survey of Putnam County, TN. UT thesis, 1937. 99 pp.

Historic Putnam County [audiovisual]. Cookeville, Putnam County Bicentennial Commission, 1976. 159 slides + guide (14 p.)

Hogan, Colin A. A study of the use of the Putnam County soil survey & supplement in the site selection for selected non-agricultural uses in Putnam County. UT thesis, 1973. 72 pp.

Hopson, Mary. Siftings from Putnam County, TN: towns, communities, people. Cookeville, Diversified Graphic, 1991. 324 pp.

Hopson, Mary. Stray leaves from Putnam County history: pioneer families, sights & sounds from the past, old school groups, Civil War soldiers. Cookeville, the author, 1990. 296 pp.

Hudelston, Jesse. "The ballad of the Braswell boys -- a Putnam County incident." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 46 (1980), pp. 25-30.

Jones, William C. The history of education, grades one through twelve in Putnam County, TN, from 1900 to 1960. Cookeville, TN Polytechnic Institute, 1963. 121 pp.

Kailasam, Ramachandran. A socioeconomic analysis of non-migrants, return migrants, & primary migrants in Putnam County, TN. UT thesis, 1978. 76 pp.

McClain, Walter S. A history of Putnam County, TN, by Walter S. McClain. Chapter eight by Quimby Dyer. Cookeville, Q. Dyer, 1925. 152 pp.

Nichols, Earl Y. An analysis of Putnam County's ability to support education, based on a study & comparison of assessed value to real value of property. TN Polytechnic Institute thesis, 1959. 67 pp.

Nolen, Jewell. Putnam County Health Dept. cooperating with the Putnam County Court presents information on the history, development, & services of the Putnam County Health Dept., Cookeville, TN, August, 1965. Cookeville, n.p., 1965. 169 pp.

Pictorial history of Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, First American Bank, 1988. 259 pp.

Putnam County, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 12 pp.

Putnam County Area Redevelopment Committee. Overall economic development program for Putnam County, TN. N.p., n.d. 37 pp.

Railroading in Putnam County. Cookeville, Cookeville Depot Museum, 1987. 16 pp.

Redmon, Thomas L. Employment opportunities of Putnam County High School graduates & post graduates, & type of training desired by employers. TTU thesis, 1969. 59 pp.

Rogers, E.G. "Switching for water." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 21 (1955), pp. 108- 111.

Social survey of Putnam County, TN. Prepared under auspices of Putnam County Chapter, American Red Cross, under direction of Marguerite Thompson. N.p., 1920. 24 pp.

Soil survey, Putnam County, TN. Washington D.C., US GPO, 1912, 1963.

Spurlock, Donald E. The Brassell hangings of Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, Southland Printing Co., 1981. 230 pp.

Stedman, Stephen J. Birds of Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, TTU Printing Services, 1993. 146 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

Tennessee treasures: recipes of Putnam County. Collierville, Fundcraft, 1994. 90 pp.

Thompson, Arthur. A study of health services in the Putnam County, TN, public schools. TTU thesis, 1967. 82 pp.

Throckmorton, Harry B. A history of commercial banking in Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, the author, 1977. 62 pp.

Trials for the murder of Raphael Harris Perlmutter in Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, TTU, 1987. (typed copy of transcripts from the trials & of newspaper articles & pertinent letters from Army personnel, etc.)

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Dodson Branch, Windle, Buffalo Valley, Baxter, Cookevile West, Cookeville East, Monterey, Obey City, Clarkrange, Center Hill Dam, Silverpoint, Burgess Falls, Dry Valley, Monterey Lake, Campbell Junction, De Rossett.

Upper Cumberland Development District. Comprehensive water & sewage plan: Putnam County, TN. Cookeville, the district, 1971. 115 pp.

Watters, George W. Elmer Lincoln Wirt, editor & politician: a study of grassroots populism & progressivism in TN. TTU thesis, 1973. 122 pp.

Webb, Thomas G. "The pottery industry of Dekalb, White & Putnam counties." THQ 30 (1971), pp. 110-112.

Wilson, Dick. The physical, chemical & biological recovery of Pigeon Roost Creek following the closing of a sewage treatment plant. TTU thesis, 1985. 73 pp.


Algood Extension Homemakers Club. The Algood story, 1857-1935. Algood, the club, 1986. 58 pp.

Algood School Alumni Assoc. Algood School, 1892-1992. Algood, Anderson Performance Printing, 1992. 120 pp.

Lutin, Philip A. Building numbers & streets for the city of Algood, TN, Putnam County. Cookeville, TTU, 1966. 55 pp.



Dyer, Quimby. Baxter, TN. Cookeville, n.p., 1924. 17 pp.

Matthews, Ruth R. A light on the Cumberland Plateau: the story of Baxter Seminary. Nashville, Commission on Archives & History, TN Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, 1975. 134 pp.



Boyd, Ernest H. Address of Ernest H. Boyd on the part TN has played in the history of the Union. Cookeville, the Press, 1899. 28 pp. (delivered at the annual commencement of the Cookeville Collegiate Institute, May 19, 1899)

Brinker, William J. "Cookeville's 109th cavalry troop." THQ 53 (Winter 1994), pp. 228-245.

Cookeville's government; a study of the organization & administration of the government of Cookeville, TN. Prepared by the Bureau of Public Administration, UT, & the Bureau of Research, College of Business Administration & others. Knoxville, UT, 1948. 118 pp.

Merrill, George P. A recently-found iron meteorite from Cookeville, Putnam County, TN. Washington, D.C., n.p., 1917. pp.

Whitney, Gertrude. Cookeville in retrospect. Reprinted from Cookeville's Putnam County Herald, 1943. Dallas, TX, 1943. 47 pp.


Dry Valley

Smith, Flavious J. Enduring memories: growing up in Dry Valley the heart of the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville, the author, 1984. 75 pp.



Dillard, John R. Standing Stone, TN, Monterey, early history. Nashville, Harris Press, 1989. 428 pp.


Tennessee Technological University

Neufeldt, Harvey G. & W. Calvin Dickinson. "Dark & mysterious channels": the creation of TN Polytechnic Institute. THQ 48 (Fall, 1989), pp. 144- 150.

Neufeldt, Harvey & W. Calvin Dickinson. The search for identity: a history of TTU, 1915-1985. Memphis, MSU Press, 1991. 216 pp.

Smith, Austin W. The story of TN Tech. Cookeville, n.p., 1957. 326 pp. (reprinted by McQuiddy, 1957.)

TN Technological University. Register & announcement. 1916/17 -. Cookeville, 1916 --. Annual. (Title varies slightly. Vols. for 1916/17- 1964/65 issued by the university under its earlier name: TN Polytechnic Institute)

TN Technological University. The TN Tech journal. v. 1, Spring 1966-. (quarterly)