Kent Herrin Papers
Scope and Contents
The Kent Herrin Papers document Herrin’s life in Johnson City, Tenn., and his military service in the U. S. Army during World War II. The collections includes correspondence, post cards, newspaper clippings, military records, maps, photographs, miscellaneous publications and printed matter, an audio cassette recording of Herrin’s reminiscences of World War II, and an audiocassette recording of Herrin’s funeral service in 1994.
- Herrin, Kent, 1919-1994 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
3.25 linear feet (2 oversized folders, 5 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1842-1997 and undated; Series 2, Recordings, 1994 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1942-1970 and undated.
Method of Acquisition
The Kent Herrin Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by his wife, Nancy Fewell Herrin of Johnson City, Tenn., on March 12, 2001.
Herrin’s military artifacts/memorabilia was transferred to ETSU’s Reece Museum.
Kirk Hrivnak and Ned Irwin completed processing the collection in April 2008.
- Herrin, Scott
- Maps Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications (document genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Kirk Hrivnak and Ned Irwin
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA