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Filling and Emptying System, Cordell Hull Navigation Lock: Cumberland River, Tennessee: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Results of hydraulic model investigations to study the proposed filling an demptying system for the Cordell Hull Luck on the Cumberland River and Tennessee. It also included tests of a multiport system and provided suggestions for improvement in the design.
Date: September 1966
Creator: Oswalt, Noel R. & Boyd, M. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Atlanta Campaign Staff Ride Briefing Book

Description: USARC Staff Ride Briefing Books are produced by the Office of the Command Historian (OCH) to provide a systematic approach to the analysis of significant campaigns and battle in the history of the military art and the profession of arms. This volume "provides a concise but detailed account of Major General William T. Sherman's operational art and tactical prowess in maneuvering his army group, composed of three separate Union armies, from Chattanooga, Tennessee to the Confederate rail hub of Atlanta, Georgia" (p. v).
Date: June 1995
Creator: Shanahan, Edward P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Ecological Survey of the Vertebrate Fauna of White Oak Lake and Environs

Description: From introduction: This report is a survey of the composition and abundance of the various species of fish present. Other features to be noted are the rate of growth and the condition of the individual fish as indicated by the relationship between the length and weight. In addition, observations on the success of reproduction, the ability of any species to maintain itself as an integral part of the population and food supply.
Date: February 1954
Creator: Krumholz, Louis A.
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Uranium Content of Chattanooga Shale in East-Central Tennessee and Southern Kentucky

Description: From abstract: Uranium assays of all the samples collected by the Geological Survey from the Chattanooga shale in east-central Tennessee and southern Kentucky from 1947 to 1949 are assembled here, and conclusions are drawn concerning the distribution of the uranium. The 1108 assays from 80 localities provide reasonably reliable information on the stratigraphic and regional variations of the uranium content.
Date: October 1952
Creator: Conant, Louis C. & Swanson, Vernon E.
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Notes on Eastern Oil Shale Drilling

Description: Purpose: The primary objective of the eastern oil shale drilling was to obtain cores of the Chattanooga shale, from considerable depths and at long distances from its outcrops. Correlation of the cores with outcrop samples showed the effect of weathering on the shale, as well as changes in the stratigraphy. Of secondary interest was acquisition of information on the stratigraphy of the overlying rocks.
Date: January 1952
Creator: Brown, Andrew
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Use of Digital Land-Cover Data from the Landsat Satellite in Estimating Streamflow Characteristics in the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee

Description: From introduction: The objective of the present study is to test the feasibility of improving upon the regression equations for estimating streamflow in areas affected by coal mining in the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee by using land-cover information derived from digital processing of Landsat spectral data. The purpose of this report is to summarize the procedures and significant results of this study.
Date: 1983
Creator: Hollyday, E. F. & Hansen, G. R.
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Uranium in the Southern United States

Description: From introduction: In this study on raw material sources of uranium the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board has catalogued all known occurrences of uranium and some references to thorium in a 17-state area (P1. 1). These occurrences have been evaluated as potential sources of uranium by the State Geological Surveys and the consultant group of SINB. Favorability guides have been applied to the known occurrences and recommendations have been made for future action by the states involved, federal agencies, or by industry. State recommendations are included in state-by-state summaries. The state reports were written either by personnel of the State Geological Surveys or were abstracted from State geological survey data by members of the consultant group...The purpose of this study was to compile information on and systematically assess uranium and other radioactive occurrences in the region. The SINB undertook the project because of its statutory, interstate capability as an extension of government in each of the 17 states, an arrangement that lends itself effectively to this cooperative undertaking.
Date: November 1970
Creator: Southern Interstate Nuclear Board
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[Main Street, Dyersburg, Tennessee]

Description: Photograph of an old street scene in Dyersburg, Tennessee with men standing in front of and hanging out of the windows of buildings. One of the named businesses James D. McClerkin's Drug Store. To the right of the drug store is Hall, Williams, & Co. Merchants, where Byrd Williams, Sr. would soon become the sole proprietor.
Date: [1874..1886]
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Technique for Estimating Depth of Floods in Tennessee

Description: From introduction: The purpose of this report is to present methods for estimating depths of various recurrence interval floods for unregulated streams in Tennessee. Relations between the size of the drainage basin and flood depths for four hydrologic areas of the state are defined.
Date: 1983
Creator: Gamble, Charles R.
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Preliminary Evaluation of Flood Frequency Relations in the Urban Areas of Memphis, Tennessee

Description: From introduction: This report describes an alternative approach to developing flood frequency characteristics, and presents results of the application of that technique to small streams in the urban and sub-urban areas of Memphis, Tennessee. The tool used is a regression model, with variations. The use of a parametric rainfall runoff model is not attempted in the analysis.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Boning, Charles W.
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Potentiometric Map of the Memphis Sand in the Memphis Area, Tennessee, August 1978

Description: From explanation: This map is based on water level measurements made in wells screened in the Eocene Memphis Sand (formerly "500-foot sand"). Monthly low-water levels for the month of August, 1978 from USGS maintained recorder equipped wells and supplemental measurements made on August 22 and 23 of private and industrial wells were used as control. Water levels are commonly at their lowest for the year during late August of early September (Criner and Parks, 1976).
Date: August 1978
Creator: Graham, David D.
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[Henry Owens on his Farm]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: A 1972 photograph of Henry Owens at home on his farm in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Henry was the miller at Jack Daniel's Distillery and his home is only about 15 minutes from work. Photo by: Junebug Clark Clark PhotoFile: 9150-R54-5
Date: 1972-10-uu
Creator: Clark, Junebug
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[Country Store]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from August 1972 and is shot near Lynchburg, Tennessee. I guess in the city you would call this stopping by the corner store or neighborhood store, but in the rural parts of Tennessee the country store still exists, though fewer now than when this photo was made.
Date: October 1972
Creator: Clark, Joe
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Historic Water-Level Changes and Pumpage from the Principal Aquifers of the Memphis Area, Tennessee: 1886-1975

Description: Abstract: Annual pumpage for both the Memphis Sand ("500-foot" sand) and Fort Pillow Sand ("1400-foot" sand) from the time of initial pumping from these aquifers to 1975 is presented in both tabular and graphic forms . The Memphis Sand supplied 188 million gallons per day in 1975 or 95 percent of the total water used in the area . Pumpage from the Fort Pillow Sand has decreased in recent years and in 1975 was about 4 million gallons per day. Pumping increases from the Memphis Sand have caused an almost continual decline of water levels as shown by graphs , tables, and a series of potentiometric-surface maps. Water-level-change maps show the fluctuations in water levels for two periods of high water use. Water levels in the Fort Pillow Sand are also shown by tables and graphs and a potentiometric-surface map . These graphs illustrate a rise of water levels since 1963, coincidental with pumping reductions. The data presented suggest that a constant pumping rate will cause little water-level decline and that the water levels can be altered for efficient resource management by areally varying the distribution of pumping . The references listed support the information presented in this report .
Date: May 1976
Creator: Criner, James H. & Parks, William S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Jack Daniel's Distillery Workers on Jack Daniel's Old Office Porch]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: A 1973 photograph of Jack Daniel's distillery workers posing for a group portrait on Jack Daniel's Old Office porch in Lynchburg, TN. There are workers from the office, tour guides, the rick yard, charcoal mellowing building, bottling line, warehouse, grain mill and of course a couple of ducks which can always be seen wandering around the hollow. The Jack Daniel's Distillery is located in a hollow and is often referred to as 'The Hollow.'
Date: 1973-05~
Creator: Clark, Junebug
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections