Tag Archives: scrapbooks

Kingsport: Where Were You?

Do you remember the 1984 presidential election? Kingsport Archive’s recent acquisition of the Business and Professional Women’s Club Collection has some interesting mementos from the campaign with the nation’s first female vice presidential candidate.

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Kingsport: Love the One You’re With

Or, maybe what I should title this post is “Life after the Spoden Collection.” Not every collection is going to be filled with early American history or WWII love letters (or both) but in order to learn enough about a … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Labeling

In the past, I have sometimes recommended what one should NOT do when attempting to preserve family keepsakes or when  visiting museum displays. For instance, do NOT leave paperclips in scrapbooks. Do NOT touch artwork on exhibit. Do NOT adhere … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Scrapbooks

I finished another series, this week. Just a small one called Correspondence. That leaves three series to go and, fortunately for me, these happen to all be series that Joe Penza, the original intern on this collection, had already put … Continue reading

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