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Bicentennial, 1783-1983: Greene County. Alex Jones, ed. Greeneville, Greeneville Sun, 1983. 208 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Greene County, Preliminary #38-A). Nashville, TSLA, 1973. 76 pp.

Burgner, Goldene F. The southside. N.p., the author, 1977. 164 pp.

Community in transition: Greene County, TN, 1865-1900. Greeneville, Greene County Hist. Soc., 1986. 86 pp.

Crosby, Caleb P. Concord Baptist Church: Historical Day, 14 Oct. 1984. N.p., the author, 1984. 17 pp.

Evangelical Lutheran TN Synod (llth session, 1830). Report of the transactions held in Emanuel's Church, Greene County, TN from Monday the 13th to Tuesday the 14th Sept., 1830. New Market, VA, Printed in S. Henkel's Office, 1832. 5 pp.

First TN-VA Dev. Dist. Potential industrial areas in Greene County, TN. Johnson City, the district, in cooperation with the TVA, 1972. unp., maps.

Flood insurance study: Greene County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1991. 13 pp.

Glassie, Henry. "The old barns of Appalachia." Mtn. Life & Work 41 (1965), pp. 21-30.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Greene County, pp. 881-890, 1239-1261). Goodspeed, 1887.

Greene County: a place in history. Greeneville, Greeneville Sun, 1976. 200 pp. (Bicentennial edition of the Greeneville Sun July 29, 1976)

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

The Greeneville Sun. The Greene County story: as told in the front pages of newspapers published & printed in Greene County since 1805. Greeneville, Greeneville Sun, 1979. 270 pp.

Harmon, Bertha C. Falling leaves of Appalachia: memories of yesterday. Greeneville, Snapp Publishing, 1984. 93 pp.

Hayes, Carl N. Neighbor against neighbor, brother against brother; Greene County in the Civil War. Greeneville, the author, 1966. 31 pp.

Health profile: Greene County. Johnson City, ARCHA Health Systems Agency, 1986. 22 pp.

Historic Greene County, TN & its peoples: 1783-1992. Waynesville, NC, Don Mills, Inc., 1992. 434 pp.

Huntley, Harvey. Lutherans in Greene County: a bicentennial history. N.p., 1975. 180 pp.

Kroodsma, R.F. Woodlands & farm economy of east TN. Knoxville, UT Ag. Exp.Sta., 1947. 38 pp.

Lane, Patricia. "Birth, marriage & death: past & present customs in east TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 50 (1984), pp. 58-67.

Lewis, Thomas M.N. "The Camp Creek site." TN Arch. 13 (1957), pp. 1-48.

Liberty Hill United Methodist Church, 1894-1994: the centennial history. N.p., 1994. 102 pp.

Nelson, Virginia K. Samuel Frazier, a Whig of 1776, one of the framers of TN's constitution, 1796, first state senator from Greene County, TN, 1796-1801, his wife Rebecca Julian, & their descendants. Knoxville, the author, 1978. 203 pp.

Pageant of east TN commemorating the sesquicentennial of Greene County at Greeneville, August 18, 1933. Greeneville, n.p., 1933. 16 pp.

Parman, Guy D. Geographic factors in the land use of Greene County, TN. ETSU thesis, 1954. 86 pp.

Roberts, Harry B. A brief history of Greene County: a good place to live. N.p., the author, 1984. 42 pp.

Roberts, Harry B. Olden times in Greene County. Greeneville, Greene County Heritage Trust, 1985. 2 vols.

Service sector business opportunities report for Greene County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1988. 49 pp.

Soil survey, Greene County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1947, 1958.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Taxpayers Assn. A report of the survey of the finances & management of the government of Greene County, TN, prepared for the county court of Greene County & for the taxpayers of Greene County, sponsored by Greene County Taxpayers League. Nashville, TN Taxpayers Assn., 1934. 74 pp. (its Research `report #9)

TN Taxpayers Assn. A report on a survey of the condition of the highway funds of Greene County, TN, & the financial administration of such funds by the county highway department; with recommendations. Nashville, TN Taxpayers Assn., 1954. 42 pp. (its Research report #105)

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Greene County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1934. var. pp.

TN Valley Authority. Regional Soils Database. Important farmland in Greene County, TN. Nashville, the service, 1981. 1 map.

Tusculum, TN. Doak High School. Know Greene County. Tusculum, the school, 193-. 64 pp. (written by the seventh & eighth grades of Doak High School)

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Stony Point, Lovelace, Sullivan Gardens, Bulls Gap, McCloud, Baileytown, Jearoldstown, Leesburg, Springvale, Mohawk, Mosheim, Greeneville, Chuckey, Telford, Parrottsville, Cedar Creek, Davy Crockett Lake, Greystone, Flag Pond, Paint Rock, Hot Springs.




David Crockett Birthplace

Smith, Samuel D. Historical background & archaeological testing of the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Historical Area, Greene County, TN. Nashville, TN Dept. Conservation, 1980. 67 pp.

TN Dept. Conservation. Davy Crockett's birthplace: state historical area, Greene County, TN: general development guidelines. Nashville, TN Dept. Conservation, 1977. 76 pp.

 

Greeneville

Allen, Charles W. Historic Greeneville, TN, a city among the mountains. NY, Moss, 1899. 48 pp.

Bergeron, Paul H. "A Tennessean blasts Calhoun & nullification." THQ 26 (1967), pp. 383-386. (about John Wyly of Greeneville)

Connally, Ernest A. "The Andrew Johnson homestead at Greeneville, TN." ETHSP 29 (1957), pp. 118-140.

Doughty, Richard H. Greeneville: one hundred year portrait (1775-1875). Greeneville, the author, 1975. 350 pp.

Doughty, Richard H. 150 years of ministry to Greeneville: a sesquicentennial history of the Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1841- 1991. Greeneville, Teague Print. Co., 1990. 87 pp.

Duggines, A. C. Lest we forget: First Baptist Church, Greeneville, TN, 1871- 1960. Kingsport, Kingsport Press, 1960. 372 pp.

Graf, LeRoy P. "The Greeneville legal association (1858): a document." ETHSP 24 (1952), pp. 155-160.

Greene Valley grandparents [motion picture]. Memphis, Center for Southern Folklore, 1973. 10 min., b&w, 16 mm. (shows the work of the Foster Grandparent Program at the Greene Valley Developmental Center in Greeneville)

Holly, J. Fred. The economy of Greeneville, TN; a study of the information & data related to the Greeneville, TN economic community. Knoxville, UT, 1950. 62 pp.

Jones, George W. Oration of Hon. George W. Jones, with other proceedings, at the unveiling of the monument to the memory of ex-president Andrew Johnson, at Greeneville, TN, June 5, 1878. Nashville, printed by the American, 1878. 24 pp.

Lawing, Hugh A. "Andrew Johnson National Monument." THQ 20 (1961), pp. 103-119. (reprinted in Landmarks of TN history, pp. 199-215)

Profile of a significant school: Greeneville Junior High School, Greeneville, TN. Prepared by School Planning Laboratory, UT; Southeastern Regional Center, Educational Facilities Lab., Inc. Knoxville, UT, 1964. 16 pp.

Rankin, Robert S. "The oldest college west of the Alleghanies." ETHSP 1 (1929), pp. 19-26. (Greeneville College)

Seaton, Alvin & Pauline Seaton. Free grace, free will: the history of First Free Will Baptist Church, 502 East Church Street, Greeneville, TN, 1921- 1983. Greeneville, the authors, 1984. 165 pp.

Timber Ridge Church: a two hundred year heritage of Presbyterian faith, 1786-1986, by members of Timber Ridge Church. Greeneville, the church, 1986. 209 pp.

University of TN. Bureau of Public Admin. Greeneville's government: a study of the organization & administration of the government of Greeneville, TN. Knoxville, UT, 1950. 160 pp.

The Youth Builders, a forty year celebration. Greeneville, Youth Builders, 1986. 90 pp.

 

Rheatown

Rheatown, TN: first settled in 1771; sponsored by Rheatown United Methodist Women. Rev. & reprinted in 1986. Johnson City, Overmountain Press, 1976, 1986. 113 pp.

 

Tusculum/ Tusculum College

Bailey, Gilbert L. A history of Tusculum College, 1944-1964. ETSU thesis, 1965. 71 pp.

Brown, Leah M. Rev. Hezekiah Balch, D.D., 1741-1810: a biography. Milwaukie, OR, the author, 1988. 60 pp.

Fuhrmann, Joseph T. The life & times of Tusculum College. Greeneville, Tusculum College, 1986. 360 pp.

Haynes, Grace. The Daddy Haynes story, the life of professor Landon Carter Haynes. Morristown, Morristown Print., 1968. 319 pp. (reprinted 1968 by Carolina Ruling)

Ragan, Edgar A. A history of Tusculum College, 1794-1944. Greeneville, Tusculum Sesquicentennial Committee, 1945. 274 pp.

Wills, David. In memoriam: memorial discourse delivered on the occasion of the erection of a monument to the memory of Rev. Samuel W. Doak, D.D., at Greeneville, TN, Feb. 27, 1873. Atlanta, GA, Constitution Book & Job Print., 1873. 21 pp.

 

Updated October 22, 2004

 

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