Some tidbits of Nashville history, 1975.
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Alligators -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Anecdotes.
Architects -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Architecture -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Asmus, Christian Albert, -- 1865-1954.
Automobile industry and trade -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 20th century.
Buildings -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Cottage Presbyterian Church (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Fall School (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History -- Anecdotes.
Fort Zollicoffer (Tenn.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 18th century.
Historical markers -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Hume-Fogg High School (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History.
Indians of North America -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Warfare -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815.
Marathon Motor Works -- History.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- 18th century.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Sources.
Peabody Normal College -- History.
Pioneers -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 18th century.
Putnam, A.W. -- (Albigence Waldo).
School children -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Anecdotes.
Schools -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Southern Motor Works -- History.
Union Station (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Anecdotes.
Union Station (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History.
University of Nashville -- History.
University of Nashville -- Medical Department -- History.
Waverly Place (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History.
White, Lucinda -- (Granny White), -- d.1816 -- Homes and haunts.
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Document/manuscript/pamphlet/archival material
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1 folder.


General Note
Materials housed in Special Collections Division of the Main Library, Nashville Public Library.
General Note
Housed in Small Collections Box 5.
Restrictions on Access
In library use only. Available by appointment.
Scope and content: Brief writings about various facets of Nashville history, most of which are self-explanatory by their title. "Early historical markers" is about sites marked in 1897 as locations where early settlers had been killed by Indians prior to 1800. The essay about Waverly Place refers also to A.W. Putnam, owner of the former residence by that name. A few articles include personal reminiscences by Beasley.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Cite as: Some Tidbits of Nashville History by Paul H. Beasley, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Paul Beasley;,Gift;,1975,Acc. RT-305.
Biographical or Historical Data
Paul H. Beasley was a Nashville, Tenn. local historian and author of several books. He was born on June 4, 1902, the son of Thomas Davenport and Mary Ann Beasley. He received bachelors and masters degrees from Peabody College in Nashville and was a teacher. He and his wife, Dorothy, died in a fire on Dec. 25, 1990. They had no children.
In English
Ownership and Custodial History
In possession of Paul Beasley until donated to the Nashville Room in 1975.
Process;,2007 ;,Linda Barnickel;,removed from Local History Ephemera Subject Files.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use
No further accruals are expected.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Beasley, P. H. Some tidbits of Nashville history .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Beasley, Paul H., 1902-1990. Some Tidbits of Nashville History. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Beasley, Paul H., 1902-1990. Some Tidbits of Nashville History .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Beasley, Paul H. Some Tidbits of Nashville History

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