RLST 1010 - Encountering Religious Diversity - McNicholl

Resource guide for local history sources for Prof. Adeana McNicholl's RLST 1010 Encountering Religious Diversity course.

Books for Local History

The following books on local history can be found in the Vanderbilt Libraries.  For Special Collections titles, since some titles are located off-site, please use the request form in the library catalog to request books several days in advance of your visit.  You may also email requests directly to Special Collections at specialcollections@vanderbilt.edu.  Book titles are linked to their record in the catalog; see the item record for more information about the title.

Please note this this is a sampling of the sources available.  Search the library catalog to find all of the printed sources available in our collections.

Allen, Jim Lee. The Bertha Fensterwald Social Center / by Jim Lee Allen. Thesis (M.A.)--Vanderbilt University, 1929.

A Brief History of First Baptist Church, East Nashville : 1866-Present. Nashville?: 1983.

Capers Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 1832-1991, One Hundred and Fifty-Ninth Anniversary, Sunday, February 24, 1991. Nashville: 1991.

Fancher, Evelyn P.  A Directory of African American Churches, Their Ministers and Historians in Nashville, Tennessee.  Nashville, TN: Kelly Miller Smith Institute, 1992. 

Frank, Fedora Small. Beginnings on Market Street : Nashville and Her Jewry 1861-1901.  Nashville, Tenn: Fedora Small Frank, 1976. 

Greatwood, Richard Neil. The Church of the Advent, Nashville, Tennessee, 1857-1893 : a Study of the Founding and Growth of the Parish, Its Rectors and Their Relationship to Major Issues of the Protestant Episcopal Church During This Period. Thesis (M.A.in Religion)--Vanderbilt University, 1970. 

Lee Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church ... Reverend Edward Lee Thompson, Pastor. Nashville?: c. 1990.

Lovett, Bobby L. The African-American History of Nashville, Tennessee, 1780-1930 : Elites and Dilemmas / Bobby L. Lovett. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1999.

Overton, Sadie Whitlow. The House of the Lord : Lake Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Nashville Tennessee, 1868-1996 / Sadie Whitlow Overton. Franklin, TN: Providence House Publishers, 1997. 

Roseman, Jean. Shalom Nashville : a Jewish History / Jean Roseman. Nashville, Tenn: Eveready Press, 2010. 

Waller, William, and Horn, Stanley F. Nashville in the 1890s. William Waller, Editor ; Foreword by Stanley F. Horn. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1970.

Waller, William. Nashville, 1900-1910. William Waller, Editor. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1972.