Tag Archives: correspondence

Kingsport: From your dear mother

Any letter that comes into the archives where I volunteer that mentions ‘hogs’ and ‘lard’ in the same paragraph is guaranteed to get scanned.

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Genealogy: Independence Day

The pages of a 1918 letter were photographed for me by a cousin, which I mentioned back in this post, and I thought it would be fitting to transcribe the letter for my family and readers on this Fourth of … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Press Clippings

From its founding in 1922 and for the next eighty years, the Kingsport Press was essential to the economic life of Kingsport, Tennessee.

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Kingsport: The Best Man for the Job

Yesterday, I stumbled upon the most fascinating exchange of letters. Well, I say stumbled, but I have had that particular folder in my hands at least three different times, but for some reason the date and title of the folder … Continue reading

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Kingsport: World War II

I’ve put in quite a few hours at the archives since my last post. I don’t know if I am trying to get a lot done, or if I am just putting off my Master’s project. Hmm. There are twelve … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Kingsport History

I noticed something exciting, today! The finding aid for the Hugh B. Brown Family Papers has been published in the Church History Library online catalog. Yippee. Access, away, people! Love, loss, and letters in the archive. I have been home … Continue reading

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Day 16: Collections Processing

Today was a most unusual day in the archives. I experienced two lasts and one first! I took the last bit of ephemera from the Miscellaneous Papers series to the paper conservator and now she can finish making the neat … Continue reading

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Day 15: Collections Processing

Do you know how many times I have had locks of hair and rose petals fall into my lap, this week, while processing the Correspondence Series? I’ve lost count.

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Day 14: Collections Processing

I wanted to show you a different view of the Church History Library so that you can get a better idea of how it is two buildings in one. The left side of the picture showing the “square” part of … Continue reading

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Day 13: Collections Processing

I wanted to start by thanking everybody who has been reading my blog. I can feel your support and it is so appreciated! I took a picture of some letters, today, to give an idea of how loving the Brown … Continue reading

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