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Allred, Charles E. Economic aspects of one-variety cotton communities in TN. Knoxville, UT Ag. Exp.Sta., 1940. 37 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Gibson County, Preliminary #45-A). Nashville, TSLA, 1974. 32 pp.

Bright, R.E. The history of secondary education in Gibson County, TN. UT thesis, 1931. 121 pp.

Community information, greater Gibson County, TN. Prepared by Greater Gibson County Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1988. 54 pp.

Cox, Brent. Gibson in grey: Gibson County in the Civil War. N.p., the author, 1986. 46 pp.

Culp, Frederick M. & Mrs. Robert E. Ross. Gibson County, past & present: the first general history of one of west TN's pivotal counties. Trenton, Gibson County Hist. Soc., 1961. 583 pp.

Culp, Frederick M. A history of old Gibson Primitive Baptist Church. N.p., 1956. 20 pp.

Emergency operations plan, Gibson County, TN. Nashville, TEMA, 1987. 1 vol.

Families & history of Gibson County, TN to 1989. Milan, Lee-Davis UDC Hist. Soc., 1989. 356 pp.

Flood insurance study: Gibson County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1983. 17 pp.

Flood insurance study: town of Kenton, TN, Gibson & Obion counties. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1982. 14 pp.

Flood of Sept. 12-13, 1982 in Gibson, Carroll, & Madison counties, western TN. Nashville, US Geol. Survey, 1986. 1 map.

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

Gibson County sesquicentennial, 1823-1973; celebrating its 150th anniversary (county festivities, Oct. 15-21, Milan, 1973). Milan, Gibson County Sesquicentennial Celebration, Inc., 1973. 216 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Gibson County, pp. 797-816, 857-931). Goodspeed, 1887.

Greene, W.P., ed. Gibson County, TN (illustrated): a series of pen & picture sketches, comprising a passing glance at the history, progress & present state of industrial & social development... Nashville, Gospel Advocate, 1901. 144 pp.

Hargrove, Mrs. Gordon B. The honor roll, Gibson County, TN, USA, 1917- 1918- 1919. Eaton, the author, 1920. 200 pp.

Hays, Tony. Gibson-Crockett, a joint heritage. Chattanooga, Kitchen Table Press, 1986. 98 pp.

Johnson, R.W. "Truck farming in the northern part of the cotton belt-- Gibson County, TN." J. TN Acad. Sci. 16 (1941), pp. 266-289.

Morgan, Arthur E. Preliminary report upon the drainage of the lands overflowed by the North & Middle forks of the Forked Deer River & the Rutherford Fork of the Obion River in Gibson County, TN. Nashville, TN Div. Geol., 1910. (its Bulletin # 3-B, pp. 21-43)

Operation SOS, Sept. 15, 1979. Trenton, SOS Dyer Facelift Comm., 1979. 52 pp.

Otaigbe, Esther A. A description of agricultural, marketing & practices in Gibson County, TN. TSU thesis, 1979. 60 pp.

Pounds, Ernest R. A history of Skullbone (old north Gibson), TN. Bradford, the author, 1980. 112 pp.

Putnam, Lyle L. A proposed program of consolidation for the public schools of Gibson County, TN. Murray State Teachers College thesis, 1947. 31 pp.

Presbyterian Church in the USA. A rural survey in TN, made by the Department of Church & County Life of the Board of Home Mission of the Presbyterian Church in the USA. NY, Redfield, 1912. 48 pp.

Progress thru power: twenty-fifth anniversary report to the members of the Gibson County Electric Membership Corporation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961. Gibson, the corporation, 1961. 14 pp.

Robinson, Robert E. Doctor Robinson: his life & times. N.p., 1993. 251 pp.

Rothrock, Mary U, ed. "Family letters: home life in Carroll & Gibson counties, TN, 1868." WTHSP 25 (1971), pp. 107-134.

Rothrock, Mary U. "Family letters: home life in Gibson County, TN, January - June, 1869." WTHSP 26 (1972), pp. 94-130.

Smith, Gerald P. An archaeological overview & management plan for the Milan Army Ammunition Plant, Gibson & Carroll counties, TN. Walnut Creek, CA, Woodward-Clyde Consultants, 1984.

Soil survey, Gibson County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1994. 106 pp.

Thompson, Ernest T. The fabulous David Crockett, his life & times in Gibson County, including tall tales & anecdotes. Rutherford, David Crockett Memorial Assoc., 1956. 57 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

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

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Trimble, Kenton, Rutherford, Greenfield, Tatumville, Yorkville, Dyer, Bradford, Trezevant West, Friendship, Brazil, Trenton, Milan, Atwood, Alamo, Humboldt, Medina, Spring Creek.

Walker, Emily B. Gibson County, TN, newspaper historical & genealogical extracts. South Fulton, the author, 1986.

West TN combination directory, 1872, containing the histories & directories of Jackson, Brownsville & Trenton, the representative business towns of west TN, together with historical sketches of Milan, Denmark & Spring Creek. Louisville, KY, Circulating Directory Co., n.d. 196 pp. (reprinted 1988 by Guild Bindery Press).




Bradford

Flood insurance study: city of Bradford, TN, Gibson County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1982. 13 pp.

Pounds, Ernest R. A pictorial history of Kimball, later to become known as Bradford, TN. N.p., Skullbone Print. Service, 1981. 114 pp.

 

Dyer

A history of the Dyer, TN community: the people & their work. Paducah, KY, Turner Pub. Co., 1986. 256 pp.

 

Germantown

Ranchle, Bob. "Reminiscences from the Germantown settlement in Gibson County, TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 45 (1979), pp. 62-67.

 

Humboldt

Community information, Humboldt, TN. Prepared by Humboldt Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the assoc. (annual?)

Flood insurance study, city of Humboldt, TN, Gibson County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1983. 16 pp.

Humboldt & Gibson County, TN: a description of their great resources & advantages. Humboldt, Humboldt Land & Improvement Co., 1900. 15 pp.

Humboldt Chamber of Commerce. Industrial survey, Humboldt, Gibson County, TN. Humboldt, the chamber, 1938. 20 pp.

Humboldt, TN, Municipal Plann. Comm. Humboldt, its people & economy: a preliminary survey. Humboldt, the commission, 1947. 10 pp.

Humboldt TOPICS study. Prepared in cooperation with the US Dept. Transportation, FHA & the city of Humboldt. Nashville, n.p., 1974. 55 pp.

Humboldt transportation study: existing conditions. Prepared by the TN Dept. Transportation, in cooperation with the FHA & the city of Humboldt. Nashville, TN Dept. Transportation, 1986. 2 maps on 1 sheet.

Rooks, C.W. Humboldt, past, present & future. Humboldt, Chamber of Commerce, 1925. 16 pp.

US Army Corps of Engineers. Memphis district. Flood plan information, Middle Fork Forked Deer River & tributaries in the vicinity of Humboldt, TN. Memphis, the district, 1970. 45 pp.

 

Laneview College

Thompson, Ernest, Jr. & Harry Williamson. "A history of Laneview College of Gibson County, TN." WTHSP 18 (1964), pp. 130-135.

 

Milan

Community information, Milan, TN. Prepared by Milan Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1988. 36 pp.

Milan, TN economic & community development profile. Prepared by Milan Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1987. 67 pp.

Rauchle, B.C. "The Germantown near Milan, TN." WTHSP 20 (1966), pp. 61- 76.

 

Rutherford

Flood insurance study: town of Rutherford, TN, Gibson County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1983. 6 pp.

In & around Rutherford, by the Rutherford Heritage Comm. for Homecoming '86. Rutherford, the committee, 1986. 205 pp.

 

Trenton

Community information, Trenton, TN. Prepared by the city of Trenton, Greater Gibson County Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1988. 33 pp.

Downing, Marvin. "First Monday: a trade day & social institution in Trenton, TN." WTHSP 46 (1992), pp. 73-83.

Flood insurance study: city of Trenton, TN, Gibson County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1982. 17 pp.

US Army Corps of Engineers. Flood plain information study, North Fork of the Forked Deer River & Cain Creek, Trenton, TN. Prepared at the request of the city of Trenton & TN State Plann. Comm. by US Army Engineer, District, Memphis, Corps of Engineers. Memphis, the district, 1965. 2 vols. in one.


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