Many of the following historica newspaper clippings can be found at:
Athens Daily (March 1922) mentioning the first cemetery on College Hill
Weekly Banner 1886 Discussion of school house being built on cemetery
Banner Watchman 1883 discussion of disturbed burials on Thomas St.
Southern Banner 1856 discussion of extent of orignial cemetery
Red and Black 1995 History of Old Athens Cemetery and the people buried there
Red and Black 1999 History of the Old Athens Cemetery and the people buried there.