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Britton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-296

Scope and Contents

The Britton Family Papers contain newsclippings, correspondence, playbills from Barter Theatre (Abingdon, Virginia), single copies of periodicals, an almanac, a church bulletin, a paper written by Mrs. Britton for a college public speaking course, lists of children's records published by Victor Records, the script of a radio program, and a manuscript copy (carbon typescript) of a play. The collection provides information about business in Kingsport, Tennessee; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Kingsport, Tennessee; Girl Scouts in Kingsport; the Kingsport Life-Saving Crew; the University of the South's Sewanee Summer Music Center; and a blizzard in New England (February 1940).

Dates

  • 1935-1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Extent

0.25 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Method of Acquisition

The Britton Family Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on March 26, 1987 by Nancy Britton, Kingsport, Tennessee.

Processing Information

Ed Speer completed processing and the collection was opened to researchers in January 1997.
Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338