Theses and Dissertations

The following list of theses and dissertations were completed under the guidance of the staff at the Center for Historic Preservation.

iconTheses and dissertations at the MTSU James E. Walker Library.

Full text for many theses and dissertations is available online for those with university library access, with new publications being added every semester.


Publication TitleYear PublishedFull NamePublication Type
Down South to Dixie: The Development of the Dixie Highway from Nashville to Chattanooga, 1915-1940 1993

Leslie Noel Sharp

Developing a Tourism Landscape: The Roadside Architecture of Sevier and Blount Counties, Tennessee 1998

Johnna Blythe Semmer

Changed by Time: The Olive Hill Community in Tennessee 2013

Keith P. Schumann

The Historic Motion Picture Theatre in America: History, Significance, and Future Potential 1981

David Brooks Schneider

Reclaiming a Historic Landscape: the Interpretation of Frances Wright's Nashoba Plantation in Germantown, Tennessee 1998

Shereen Sampson

Crossing the Rivers of the State: The Role of the Ferry in the Development of South Carolina, Circa 1680-1920s 2009

Ed Salo

Indian Diplomacy in the Northwest Territory, 1787-1795 1973

Emily Greene Ruffner

Living History Interpretation: A New Outlook for Historic Sites- A Case Study of Exchange Place in Kingsport, Tennessee 1985

Carol A. Roberts

A Study of the Decline of the American Central Business District and the Subsequent Steps Toward Main Street Revitalization 1990

Lise C. Ritsch

The Evolution of a Rural Landscape: the Natchez Trace and the Forest Home Area of Williamson County, Tennessee 1997

Holly Anne Rine


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