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Kingsport: Bays Mountain Exhibit

In addition to all the neat things we have on permanent display in the archives lobby, the library also provides us with two display cases on the main floor. We just removed the Spoden Collection exhibit and replaced it with … Continue reading

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Kingsport: I’ve Got Plans

I have been working on records of the Kingsport Planning Commission. The bulk of the files range from¬†1950-1982.¬† They were donated about 10 or more years ago. They looked like this: Everything you see that is light grey (record center … Continue reading

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Kingsport: The Light

The Light at the end of the tunnel, that is. And, I can more than just see it. I am standing in it. I am basking in it. The Spoden Collection is finished! Since completing the processing on October 20 … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Local History

I finished the Genealogy Series, this week. There are two series left. I am halfway through Audio-Visual Materials and then that leaves Series IV, Journals and Ledgers. Yes, folks, we left the scariest series for last. It’s full of dusty, … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Genealogy

In the archives, sometimes we come across uncancelled stamps and even uncancelled checks (I found one for $50.00, yesterday). This week I found an envelop with an unused stamp and I jokingly said to Brianne, “Hey, do you need to … 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 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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