Out of Print Publications On-Line


Bulletin 1A – The Establishment, Purpose, Scope and Methods of the State Geological, 33 p., by Geo. H. Ashley (1910). 1B - Bibliography of Tennessee Geology, Soils, Drainage, Forestry, etc., 117 p., by Elizabeth Cockrill (1911).

Bulletin 3A – Drainage Problems in Tennessee, 10 p., by Geo. H. Ashley (1910). 3B – Preliminary Report upon the Drainage of the Lands Overflowed by the North and Middle Forks of the the Forked Deer River and the Rutherford Fork of the Obion River in Gibson County, Tennessee, 26 p., by A.E. Morgan and S.H. McCrory (1910). 3C – Drainage Law of Tennessee, 28 p. (1910).

Bulletin 4 – Administrative Report of the State Geological Survey, 59 p., by Geo. H. Ashley (1911).

Bulletin 10A – Preliminary Study of Forest Conditions in Tennessee, 56 p., by R. C. Hall (1910). 10B – Chestnut in Tennessee, 35 p., by W.W. Ashe (1911). 10C – Yellow Poplar in Tennessee, 56 p., by W.W. Ashe (1911).

Bulletin 13 – The Resources of Tennessee, 36 p., by G.H. Ashley (1911).

Bulletin 14 – The Zinc Deposits of Northeastern Tennessee, 69 p., by A.H. Purdue (1912).

Bulletin 21 - Stratigraphy and Correlation of the Devonian of Western Tennessee, 127 p., by C.O. Dunbar (1919).

Bulletin 24-2A - Geology and Oil Possibilities of the Northern Part of Overton County, Tennessee, and Adjoining Parts of Clay, Pickett, and Fentress Counties, 45 p., by Chas. Butts (1919).

Bulletin 24-2B Oil and Gas Resources of the Northern Part of Sumner County, Tennessee, 39 p., by K.F. Mather (1920).

Bulletin 28 - Marble Deposits of East Tennessee (3 parts), 264 p., (1924); Part I-History, Occurrence, and Distribution, 86 p., 10 pls., 13 figs., C.H. Gordon; Part II-Constitution and Adaptation of Holston Marble, 76 p., 15 pls., 16 figs., T.N. Dale; Part III-Technology of Marble Quarrying. 102 p., 16 pls., 29 figs., Oliver Boles.

Bulletin 48 - The Phosphate Resources of Tennessee, 444 + xiip., by R.W. Smith and G.I. Whitlatch (1940).

Bulletin 49 - The Clays of West Tennessee, 368 + vii p., by G. I. Whitlatch (1940).

Bulletin 58-part 1 - Ground-Water Resources of East Tennessee, 393 + x p., by G. D. DeBuchananne and R. M. Richardson (1956).

Bulletin 60 – The Cumberland Plateau Overthrust and Geology of the Crab Orchard Mountains Area, Tennessee, 47 + vi p., 11 figs., 5 pls, (including a geologic map in color), by Richard G. Stearns (1954). Describes the stratigraphy of the Crab Orchard Mountains area and traces the fault system crossing this region that is an overthrust block similar to the Pine Mountain block.

Bulletin 60 – Color Geologic Map

Bulletin 62 - Well Logs In Tennessee, 606 p by H.C. Milhous (1959)

Bulletin 68 - Geology of the Wells Creek Structure, Tennessee, 236 + xii p, by C.W. Wilson, Jr., and Richard G. Stearns (assisted by H.A. Tiedemann, J.T. Wilcox, and Phyliss S. Marsh (1968).

Bulletin 70 - Geology of Knox County, Tennessee, 184 + xii p, by 20 contributors (1973).

Bulletin 76 - Subsurface Information Catalog of Tennessee 1866-1974, 154 p, by A. Statler, P. Bloss, and R. Zurawski (1975).

Bulletin 76 - plate 1

Bulletin 78 - Seismic Investigations in Eastern Tennessee,  70 p by Edward T. Tegland (1978).

Bulletin 79 - Geology of Hamilton County, Tennessee, 120 p, by 8 contributors (1978). 

Environmental Geology Series (EG)

EG 1 – Geologic Evaluation of Sanitary Landfill Sites in Tennessee, 38 p., 18 figs., 2 pls., 1 section, by Robert A. Miller and Stuart W. Maher (1972). Outlines and discusses geologic criteria for the locating of landfills, and evaluates each geologic formation in Tennessee on the basis of these criteria.

EG 4 - Earthquake Hazards in Tennessee, 27 p., By Richard G. Stearns and Robert A. Miller (1977).

EG 8 - Earthquake Data for Tennessee and Surrounding Areas, 65 +ii p by Terry R. Templeton and Barry C. Spencer (1980).

         EG 9- Environmental Geology Atlas of Maury County, Tennessee, 5 maps, by Robert A. Miller (1983).
EG 9 - Flood-Prone Areas Map
EG 9 - Geologic Map
EG 9 - Mineral Resource Map
EG 9 - Sinkhole Map
EG 9 - Unstable Materials Map

Information Circulars (IC)

IC 2 - Oil for Today and for Tomorrow, 35 p., by Interstate Oil Compact Commission (1953).

IC 6 - The Zinc Industry of Tennessee, 28 + iv p., by Stuart W. Maher (1958).

IC 9 - The Marble Industry of Tennessee, 25 + iiip., by Stuart W. Maher and Joe P. Walters (1960).

IC 14 - The Copper-Sulfuric Acid Industry in Tennessee, 28 p., by Stuart W. Maher (1964).

IC 15 - Circumferential Faulting Around Wells Creek Basin, Houston and Stewart Counties, Tennessee - A Manuscript by J. M. Safford and W. R. Lander, Circa 1895, 12 p., by Charles W. Wilson, Jr. and Richard G. Stearns (1966). 

IC 17 - Coal Mining in Tennessee ( As of November 1974), 35 p., by A. R. Leamon and S. W. Maher (1975).

IC 17 - plate 1

Report of Investigations (RI)

RI 5 - Guidebook to Geology Along Tennessee Highways, 115 + xii p., by C. W. Wilson, Jr. (1958).

RI 6 - Cretaceous, Paleocene, and Lower Eocene Geologic History of the Northern Mississippi Embayment, 24 p, (reprinted from Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 1957), by Richard G. Stearns (1958).

RI 16 – Geology of the Dover Area, Stewart County, Tennessee, 39 p., 3 figs., 2 pls., by Melvin V. Marcher (1962). Includes colored geologic map. Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey. Stratigraphy, structure, geologic history, environments of deposition, emphasis on Mississippian formations.

RI 21 – Well Sample Descriptions and Drillers' Logs, Scott County, Tennessee, 175 p., by H.B. Burwell (1967). Also see Oil and Gas Map, Scott County, Tennessee.

RI 24 – Stratigraphy of the Chickamauga Super-Group in Its Type Area, 32 p. (reprinted from Georgia Geological Survey Bull. 80), 4 figs., 1 table, by Robert C. Milici and James W. Smith (1969).

RI 33 - Carboniferous Depositional Environments in the Cumberland Plateau of Southern Tennessee and Northern Alabama, 32 p., by John C. Ferm, Robert C. Milici, James E. Eason, and others (1972). 

Oil and Gas Charts

Chart 1 – Oil and Gas in Middle Tennessee, size 27x30 inches, by Kendall E. Born (1943). Generalized map (scale 1 inch=15 miles) showing locations of pools by physiographic provinces, columnar section showing stratigraphic position of producing horizons, tables of oil and gas data by pools, and a brief history of development.

Chart 2 – Oil and Gas in Northern Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee, by Kendall E. Born and William N. Lockwood (1945).

Chart 4. – Subsurface Stratigraphy and Structure of the Pre-Trenton Ordovician and the Upper Cambrian Rocks of Central Tennessee, size 36x55 inches (each sheet), by Ray Bentall and Jack B. Collins (1945). Prepared in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. Discussion of the Stones River and Upper Cambrian (Knox dolomite group) strata. Lines of columnar stratigraphic sections, structural contour maps (scale 1 inch = 16 miles; contour interval 100 feet) on top of the Carters Limestone and on top of rocks of Beekmantown age; isopach maps (scale 1 inch = 16 miles; isopach interval 50 feet) of the Stones River group, Wells Creek dolomite, and combined Stones River and Wells Creek strata; correlation chart and table of subsurface and oil and gas data from wells drilled into rocks of Beekmantown age. Set of two sheets.

Chart 6. - Oil and Gas Seismic Investigations, Series 1  (SHEET 1) two sheets approx., 34 x 50 and 41 x 54 inches by Robert C. Milici, Leonard D. Harris, and Anthony T. Statler (1979).

Chart 6. - Oil and Gas Seismic Investigations, Series 1  (SHEET 2) two sheets approx., 34 x 50 and 41 x 54 inches by Robert C. Milici, Leonard D. Harris, and Anthony T. Statler (1979).

Geologic Folio

Pennsylvanian Geology of the Cumberland Plateau, 15 pls., 21 p., size 12x26 inches, by C.W. Wilson, Jr., J.W. Jewell, and E.T. Luther (1956). Detailed stratigraphy, structure, and economic geology. Illustrations include 7 reference stratigraphic sections; a composite stratigraphic section; 4 colored geologic maps of the area, scale 1 inch = 3 miles; isopach and sand-distribution maps; structural features and structure contour maps.

Resources of Tennessee - 1st Series

Volume VII. 1917.

Administrative Report of the State Geologist, 1916, 21 p., by A.H. Purdue.
By-Product Coke Oven Opportunities in Tennessee, 14 p., by A.H. Purdue.
Recent Oil Developments at Glenmary, Tennessee, 4 p., by L.C. Glenn.
Properties of Molding Sand, 2 p., by Robert E. Wendt.

The Gravels of West Tennessee Valley, 35 p., by Bruce Wade.
The Boundary Lines of Tennessee, 15 p., by Park Marshall.
The Glenmary Oil Field, 4 p., by A.H. Purdue.

 Marketing Woodlot Products in Tennessee, 85 p., by W.D. Starrett.

Structure of the Waynesboro Quad. with Special Reference to Oil & Gas, 21 p., by H.D. Miser.
General Oil and Gas Conditions of the Highland Rim Area in Tennessee, 9 p., by A.H. Purdue.

Dr. A. H. Purdue, 4 p., by L.C. Glenn.
The Climate of Tennessee, 39 p., by Roscoe Nunn.
Manganese Deposits of Bradley County, 2 p., by A.H. Purdue.
Barite Deposits of the Sweetwater District, East Tennessee, 35 p., by C.H. Gordon.

Announcement: Election of the New State Geologist, 1 p., by L.C. Glenn
Report of the Caves of the Eastern Highland Rim & Cumberland Mountains, 54 p., by T.L. Bailey.
Discussion of the Chemical Analyses of the Cave Deposits of Tennessee, 4 p., by L.C. Glenn.

Manganese Deposits of East Tennessee: Part I, 57 p., by G.W. Stose and F.C. Schrader.
War Work, 3 p., by W.A. Nelson.
The Glenmary Oil Field, 9 p., by L.C. Glenn.

 Manganese Deposits of East Tennessee: Part II, 90 p., by G.W. Stose and F.C. Schrader.

Administrative Report of the State Geologist, 1918, 20 p., by W.A. Nelson.
Forests, Gullies, and Reconstruction, 9 p., by R.S. Maddox.
The Mining and Preparation of Manganese Ores in Tennessee, 16 p., by W.R. Crane.
Preparation of Manganese Ores, 12 p., by W.R. Crane and E.R. Eaton.
The Coal Pyrite Resources of Tennessee and Tests on their Availability, 11 p., by E.A. Holbrook and W.A. Nelson.

Ball Clays of West Tennessee, 102 p., by R.A. Schroeder.
Characteristic Properties of Ball and Plastic Refractory Bond Clays, 11 p., by C.W. Parmelee.


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