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Wimberly, Margaret Nelms

 Person

Biography

Margaret Nelms Wimberly was born November 10, 1911. She was a native of Lovedale, a small community now encompassed by Kingsport, Tennessee. As a lifetime resident of Kingsport, Wimberly was active in civic affairs and preserving the community's history. Wimberly died November 14, 2001.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Margaret N. Wimberly Speeches

 Collection — Box D (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0158
Scope and Contents The Margaret N. Wimberly papers consist of two photocopied, typed speeches made by Wimberly on two separate occasions in the spring of 1983.The March 18, 1983 speech was delivered to volunteers participating in "Leadership Kingsport," a training program for civic leaders, sponsored by the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce. Entitled "Lovedale Lost: The Missing Link," the speech is about a time of close communal life dating back to early settlement. She reflects on an indigenous...
Dates: 1983