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Kingsport: Safely Gathered In

There’s a new archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library. From the Boat Yard era to Modern Kingsport, churches have played an important part of town history.

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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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Kingpsort: Finding Aid

Completion of the Spoden Collection processing means it is time to write the finding aid. We start by numbering all of the boxes in the collection.

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Day 24: Description and Collection Care

Weird title for a last day. It should have been “Tiny bit of this, a little bit of that, and a whole lot of Reference.” But, alas, there were just a lot of loose ends to tie and a whole lot … Continue reading

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Day 22:Description

I’ve decided that finding aids really aren’t that photogenic. However, an interesting art piece has been developing above my desk over the last two days. These are all the sticky notes that I’ve removed from the archival boxes as I … Continue reading

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Day 21: Description

I finished writing the biography on the Brown family after we all helped with Monday’s intake cataloging. I am pretty pleased with how it came out. When someone has lived as long as Hugh B. lived and has accomplished as … Continue reading

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