Tag Archives: Outreach
Kingsport: One Family at a Time
The Archives of the City of Kingsport does not have an acquisitions budget. All of the collections under its stewardship are the result of people donating their records to the archives. Think of it this way: the Archives records the … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged archives, donors, exhibit, family papers, Kingsport, Outreach 6 Comments
Kingsport: Scavenger Hunt
It’s FunFest time in Kingsport. The Archives of the City of Kingsport has once again put together a wonderful activity to engage the public with the historic and picturesque setting of downtown Kingsport.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged architecture, historic sites, Kingsport, marketing, Outreach 2 Comments
Archives: History Award
“It is my pleasure to inform you that you have been chosen to receive a History in the Media Award from the East Tennessee Historical Society for your outstanding blog Archiventures.” -Cherel Henderson, Director
Posted in Archives Tagged blog, Outreach 6 Comments
Kingsport: Start spreading the news
The editor of Kingsport Life requested a 300 word article, picture, and caption from the Archives of the City of Kingsport. So, if you pick up your free copy of this . . .
Posted in Kingsport Tagged archives, Outreach, patron request 3 Comments
Kingsport: There’s an App for That!
Here is a little update about the FunFest activity we are preparing. Today, I stepped into a nearby supply closet where Kari–Archivist Intern became Kari–Intrepid Reporter. That is to say, I grabbed my camera, walked the Rediscover Kingsport: A Self-Guided Tour Through Time trail … Continue reading
Kingsport: Preservation Week
Update (20 December 2013): I am happy to announce that the items below have found a home with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia. The Kingsport Archives sent inquiry e-mails to three different repositories and received interest from … Continue reading
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
Posted in Kingsport Tagged four-flap, Kingsport, Outreach, photograph, preservation, series 2 Comments
Day 9: Reference
I’d like to point out that the featured photograph above is a shot of my favorite tool: Katie’s microspatula. It is just the right weight and thickness. It’s not too pointy or flimsy, but has just the right amount of … Continue reading
Posted in Reference Tagged Katie, Outreach, patron request, research 2 Comments