Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Hamblen County

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Hamblen County in General


Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Hamblen County, Preliminary #43). Nashville, TSLA, 1974. 50 pp.

Bradley, Twana C. Significant developments influencing elementary education in Hamblen County, TN, 1772-1980. ETSU thesis, 1981. 75 pp.

Caldwell, Kate L. Diary of Kate Livingston, 1859-1868. Nashville, WPA, 1938. 156 pp.

Churches & institutions of Hamblen, Johnson, Cocke & Greene counties, TN. Milligan College, the college, 1994. 161 pp.

Claborn, Jim & Bill Henderson. Hamblen County, TN: a pictorial history. VA Beach, VA, Donning Co. Pub., 1995. 192 pp.

Crooke, Jonas B. The labor characteristics of low-wage manufacturing industries in east TN: the Berkline Corporation. UT thesis, 1967. 49 pp.

Flood insurance study: Hamblen County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1991. 16 pp.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Hamblen County, pp. 868-871, 1200-1216). Goodspeed, 1887.

Griffin, Anthony C. Problem B: factors associated with levels of living of the elderly in Hamblen County, TN. (problem in lieu of thesis, UT, 1972, typescript). 13 pp.

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

Hamblen County Plann. Comm. Economic base, population study, & land use plan, Hamblen County, TN, 1974. Springfield, VA, available from NTIS, 1974. 133 pp.

Haun, Connie M. Historical echoes of Hamblen County. Morristown, the author, 1990. 160 pp.

Haun, Mildred. "For lead." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 33 (1967), pp. 64-71.

Hill, Howard L. The Herbert Walters story. 2 vols. Morristown, Morristown Print. Co., 1963-1966.

Hill, Howard L. Writings of Howard Hill. Compiled by Hamblen County Hist. Soc. N.p., 19--. 3 vols. (articles taken from "Faces & Places" column which appeared in Morristown Daily Gazette-Mail, 1956-1973)

Howard, James E. Migration patterns of residents in a high in-migration county, Hamblen County, TN. UT thesis, 1965. 70 pp.

Lane, Patricia. "Birth, marriage & death: past & present customs in east TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 48 (1982), pp. 58-67.

Leuthold, Frank O. Factors related to migration behavior of residents in a high net in-migration TN county. N.p., 1972. 28 pp. (paper presented at the Rural Sociological Society annual meeting, Baton Rouge, LA, Aug. 26, 1972)

McMahan, J. David & Charles H. Faulkner. Archaeological testing of the Marshall site. Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1982. 51 pp.

Management program for countywide solid waste collection system: Hamblen County, TN. N.p., 1973. 26 pp.

Mills, Jesse C. The TN Valley Authority in Hamblen County. Knoxville, TVA, 1970. 18 pp.

Paye, Burrall. A political history of Morristown & Hamblen County, TN. UT thesis, 1965. 141 pp.

Powers, Lee L. Captain Thomas Jarnagin, 1746-1802: the story of one of TN's early pioneers & his wife, Mary Witt Jarnagin, 1753-1829. Lake Lure, NC, the author, 1973. unp. (enlarged & corrected editions, 1978, 1985)

Rudicil, Rowland K. et al. Historic Hamblen, 1870-1970. Compiled by Committee of the Hamblen County Centennial Celebration. Morristown, Morristown Print. Co., 1970. 104 pp.

Soil survey, Hamblen County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1940, 1946.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Hamblen County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1935. var. pp.

Trent, Emma D. East TN's lore of yesteryear. Whitesburg, the author, 1987. 621 pp.

Trent, Emma D. Faces, places & things of early east TN: a sequel to East TN's lore of yesteryear. Whitesburg, the author, 1989. 421 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Avondale, Bean Station, Russellville, Bulls Gap, Talbott, Morristown, Springvale, Mohawk, White Pine, Rankin.

Weatherford, Joan S. A study of the development of elementary education in Hamblen County, TN, 1870-June, 1975. UT thesis, 1976. 207 pp.


Crockett Tavern & Museum

The Crockett Tavern & Pioneer Museum. Morristown, n.p., n.d. Unp.

The Crockett Tavern Museum: boyhood home of Davy Crockett. N.p., 1958. 22 pp.



Brooks, Cora D. History of Morristown, 1787-1936. Nashville, WPA, 1940. 122 pp.

Flood insurance study: city of Morristown, TN, Hamblen County. Washington, D.C., US Dept. Housing & Urban Dev., 1977. 33 pp.

Morristown Centennial Corporation. Morristown centennial, 1855-1955: arrows to atoms, an historical pageant of Davy Crockett's home town, August 21-27: Souvenir program, $1.00. Morristown, the authors, 1955. Unp.

Morristown Covenant Academy. B'rith 1994 Morristown Covenant Academy. Morristown, the academy, 1994. 40 pp.

Morristown, TN: on the historic Buffalo Trail in the heart of the TN Valley. Morristown, Chamber of Commerce, 1927. 16 pp.

Stanley, A. Milton. A history of the militia & national guard in & around Morristown, TN, 1813-1994 by 2 lt. A. Milton Stanley. N.p., 1994. 20 pp.

Warshawsky, Joseph. Cornerstone laying & dedication of Morristown Lodge # 231, F & AM. N.p., the lodge, 1994. 8 pp.


Morristown College

Bryan, Charles F. & Jovita Wells. "Morristown College: education for blacks in the southern highlands." ETHSP 52/53 (1980-1981), pp. 61-77.

Hammond, Brenda H. A historical analysis of selected forces & events which influenced the founding, growth & development of Morristown College, a historically black two-year college, from 1881 to 1981. George Washington U. dissertation, 1983. 363 pp.

A school for freedom: Morristown College & five generations of education for blacks, 1868-1985. Edited by Jovita Wells. Morristown, the college, 1986. 60 pp.

Wood, Lillian E. Memoirs of Lillian E. Wood. Morristown, the author, 1955. 44 pp.

Witten, Edythe S. The history of Morristown Normal & Industrial College. Nashville, n.p., 1943. 58 pp.



Toomey, Glenn A. Bent Creek: journey into century three: the post bi- centennial history of First Baptist Church, Whitesburg, TN organized as the Bent Creek Baptist Church, June 12, 1785. Morristown, the author, 1988. (vol. 1: The journey begun, 1785-1844)