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Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Henry County, Preliminary #23). Nashville, TSLA, 1971. 58 pp.

Bonser, Howard J. Costs & returns in growing corn, Henry & Madison counties, TN, 1942. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1946. 26 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #209)

Bonser, Howard J. Economic aspects of cotton production, Henry & Madison counties, TN, 1942. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1946. 38 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #208)

Claxton, Tommy E. A history of the development of the CCAR system (Comprehensive Competency Accounting/Reporting system) for Henry County, TN. Murray State U. thesis, 1980. 99 pp.

Collins, Robert S. History of Chapel Hill Methodist Church, Henry County, TN, 1822-1960. N.p., 1960. 8 pp.

Cooper, David & Barbara Baggett. Henry County sesquicentennial, 1823-1973. N.p., 1973. 84 pp.

Exploring Henry County, TN. Hurst, TX, Curtis Media, 1995. 136 pp.

Field, Maurice H. A history of E.W. Grove High School, Henry County, TN. UT (Martin) thesis, 1960. 77 pp.

Flood insurance study: Henry County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1983. 18 pp.

Garland, Elizabeth B. The Obion site: an early Missisippian center in western TN. MS State U. thesis, 1993. 220 pp.

George Peabody College for Teachers. Div. of Surveys & Field Services. Public schools: Paris & Henry County: digest of survey report. Nashville, the division, 1964. 49 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Henry County, pp. 813-832, 888-935). Goodspeed, 1887.

Halpert, Herbert. ""Riddles from west TN."" TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 18 (1952), pp. 29-42.

Henry County memories: a pictorial history of Henry County, TN. Marceline, MO, Heritage House Pub., 1994. 128 pp.

Henry County, TN: water use survey, TN-Tombigbee corridor study. Memphis, MSU, 1981. 16 pp.

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

Hertzing, Jon J. The clay mineralogy of the Claiborne formation in Henry County, TN. MSU thesis, 1984. 51 pp.

Hurdle, Virginia J. ""Folklore of a negro couple in Henry County."+" TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 19 (1953), pp. 71-78.

Inman, W.O. Pen sketches: an historical pen sketch of Henry County, TN. Paris, Guild Bindery Press, 1976. 88 pp. (first published in the Paris Post- Intelligencer at irregular intervals during the years 1971-1973)

Jackson, Ewing. "God's country." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 19 (1953), pp. 58-64.

Johnson, E. McLeod. A history of Henry County, TN: descriptive, pictorial reproductions of old papers & manuscripts. vol. 1. Paris, n.p., 1958. 284 pp.

King, Stephen L. History & biographical sketches of the 46th TN Infantry CSA, Henry County, TN. Bowling Green, KY, the author, 1992. 196 pp.

North Fork Obion River Watershed Dist. Watershed work plan, North Fork Obion River watershed, Henry County, TN. Washington, D.C., US Dept. Ag., 1969. 57 pp.

Porter, James D. An address delivered at the unveiling of the Henry County Confederate monument: Paris, TN, Saturday, Oct. 13, 1900. Nashville, Marshall & Bruce, 1900. 21 pp.

Provine, William A. "A diary of the travels of William G. Randle, daguerreotypist, of Henry County, TN, 1852." THM 9 (1925), 195-208.

Randle, William G. William Greene Randle: diary of his travels, 1852; letters to his wife, Sarah E. Kendall, 1870-1871. Fort Worth, TX, Steve Clements, 1993. 73 pp.

Rennolds, Edwin H. A history of the Henry County commands which served in the Confederate States Army; including rosters of the various companies enlisted in Henry County, TN. Jacksonville, FL, Sun, 1904. 301 pp. (various reprints available)

Robbins, Charles D. Henry County, TN, newspaper gleanings, 1887-1893. Paris, the author, 1985. 102 pp.

Robbins, Charles D. "Old 23rd district", a genealogical & historical sketch of the people who settled the "old 23rd district" of Henry County, TN, & the northern districts of Benton County, TN, including the Lick Creek community. Paris, the author, 1984. 99 pp.

Seeber, R. Clifford. A manual of public service agencies in Henry [& other] counties. Murray, KY, TVA, 1942. 118 pp.

Smith, Michael. Henry County, TN, a future built on economic resources. Prepared for the Henry County Industrial Board by the Bureau of Bus. & Ec. Research. Memphis, MSU, 1968. 104 pp.

Soil survey, Henry County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1925, 1941, 1958.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Div. Navigation Dev. & Regional Studies. Renovation & space utilization, Henry County courthouse, Paris, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1977. 28 pp.

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

To the old soldiers of Henry County. N.p., 1904. 8 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Lynnville KY, Lynn Grove, Murray, Hamilin, Palmersville, Cottage Grove, Puryear, Buchanan, Paris Landing, Lomo, Osage, Paris, West Sandy, Dike, Poplar Creek, Mackenzie, Henry, Maysfield, Manleyville, Big Sandy, Bruceton, McKinnon.

Van Dyke, Roger R. "Antebellum Henry County." WTHSP 33 (1979), pp. 48- 80.

Van Dyke, Roger R. Antebellum Henry County. Paris, Guild Bindery Press, 1987. 100 pp.

Van Dyke, Roger R. A history of Henry County, through 1865. UT thesis, 1960. 144 pp.

Wilson, John M. Geohydrology of Henry & Weakley counties, TN. Nashville, TN Div. Water Resources, 1969. 49 pp.




Fort Henry/Fort Donelson

Bearss, Edwin C. "The fall of Fort Henry, TN." WTHSP 17 (1963), pp. 85-107. (reprinted by Fort Donelson National Military Park, 1963)

The campaigns for Fort Donelson: a review of the encounter with vignettes of the men who fought & articles on the surrounding action. Conshohocken, PA, Eastern Acorn Press, 1992. 43 pp.

Confederate States of America. Congress. House of Representatives. Special Committee on the Recent Military Disasters. Report of the Special Committee on the Recent Military Disasters at Forts Henry & Donelson & the evacuation of Nashville. Richmond, VA, Enquirer, 1862. 178 pp.

Confederate States of America. War Dept. Official reports of battles. Richmond, VA, Enquirer Book & Job Press, 1862. 571 pp.

Cooling, B. Franklin. Forts Henry & Donelson: the key to the Confederate heartland. Knoxville, UT Press, 1987. 354 pp.

Cox, Douglas E. Joint operations during the campaign of 1862 on the TN & Cumberland Rivers. Carlisle Barracks, PA, US Army War College, 1989. 35 pp.

Force, Manning F. From Fort Henry to Corinth. NY, Thomas Yoseloff, 1963. 204 pp.

Fort Henry & Fort Donelson campaigns, February, 1862: source book. Fort Levenworth, KS, the General Service Schools Press, 1923. 1488 pp.

King, George L. Campaign of Fort Henry & Fort Donelson, 1862. Fort Benning, GA, Infantry School., Fourth Section, Committee "H," 1989. 43 pp.

 

Paris

Flood insurance study: city of Paris, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1983. 18 pp.

Fox, Susan E. & Margaret L. Morris. Paris, the city beautiful. Paris, n.p., 1934. 28 pp.

Greene, W.P., ed. The city of Paris & Henry County, TN: historical, descriptive & biographical. Paris, Paris Pub., 1900. 96 pp. (reprinted 1989 by Guild Bindery Press)

Howard, John R. An anniversary address on female education, delivered in Paris, TN, at the first annual examination of the pupils of Henry Academy, under the management of Mr. Thos. Johnson, on 30th June. Paris, Gates & McCowat, 1837. 15 pp.

Memorial address on the life & character of Richard W. Dunlap. Paris, Paris Press Book & Job Office, 1898. 23 pp.

Pictorial souvenir, Paris, TN. Jackson, West TN Pub. Co., 1912. 23 pp.

Rotary Club, Paris, TN. Rotary, thirty-four years of service in Paris, TN, 1921- 1955. Compiled & edited by Fred Balch & George Wilson. Paris, n.p., 55 pp.

Statistical & community information, Paris, TN. Prepared by Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1989.

TN Valley Authority. Div. of Water Control Planning. Floods on streams in vicinity of Paris, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1969. 50 pp

 

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