ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 
























 
Long-awaited ''Cyrus List'' of 15 Great Adair Books finally released



Cyrus opens list to comments, debate

Dear Readers

The next time you're bored, zip over to town and buy a dozen ping pong balls, then try to juggle them, underwater.That's rather what it's been like trying to select a representative list of 12-15 "Adair County books of general interest, non-fiction."

The awkward heading simply indicates this list is limited to books which focus specifically on Adair County and/or Adair Countians. There is another list.

The list below represents my best effort. It is not the list; rather, it's an appetizer for the nearly endless buffet of Adair County books, articles, essays and the like.

*Comments welcomed. And may the lively debate continue!

With thanks to the many who have helped,

CYRUS
Tough-hided Central Ohio Bureau Chief


The Cyrus List: 15 (almost 16) Adair County books
of general interest (non-fiction)
Released to world 1:00 p.m. CST, Saturday, March 18, 2006
40 Acres and No Mule, Janice Holt Giles.

Adair County: A Historical Overview and the History of Education in the County Through 1992, Volume I, Minne Corbin Rubarts.

An Adair County, Kentucky History, Volume 1, compiled by Michael C. Watson.

Adair, Kentucky History & Biography , Mountain Press, 2002. A reprint of a very brief essay about Adair County, and biographical sketches of Adair Countians, photo-reproduced from Collins' History of Kentucky, 1882 edition, and Kentucky: A History of the State, W.H. Perrin, J.H. Battle and G.C. Kniffin, 1885.

Early Columbia: The Beginnings of a Small Kentucky Town, Ruth Paull Burdette.

The Early Settlers of Gradyville and Adair County, Ann ODell, Phil Moss, & Jerry Moss.

Jane Clemens: The Story Of Mark Twain's Mother, Rachel McBrayer Varble.

Hello, Janice: The Wartime Letters Of Henry Giles, Henry Giles, Dianne Watkins (Editor).

The Long Hunters of Skin House Branch, Ruth Paul Burdette & Nancy Berley.

The Man with the Red Towel : Biography of Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers' Legendary Coach E.A. Diddle, William M. Jenkins, Jr.

Methodist History of Adair County Kentucky 1782 - 1969, Vista Royce Allison.

"Morgan is Coming!": Confederate Raiders in the Heartland of Kentucky, Betty J. Gorin.

Notes on Adair County, Kentucky by John Avroe Steele, or Judge Rollin T. Hurt's History of Adair County Kentucky, prepared and edited by Michael C. Watson.

Westward Into Kentucky: The Narrative of Daniel Trabue, edited by Chester R. Young.

The Wild Riders of the First Kentucky Cavalry, Sgt. Eastham Tarrant.

In the works: a biography of Col. Frank Lane Wolford, Ron Wolford Blair, tentative publication date: fall, 2007 (as of February, 2006.)

*Comments welcome. But please stay on this subject and, pretty please, do not get personal. Many others of the planet's creatures are more thin skinned than I am.


This story was posted on 2006-03-18 13:00:00
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


 

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

 

























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.