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Kelly and Green Company Negatives

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-0093

Scope and Contents

The Kelly and Green Company Negatives contain 159 photographic negatives and prints taken between 1934-1940 by the Kelly and Green Photo Craftsmen. Images represent events and locations between 1856-1940 including stores, city scenes, and schools primarily in and around Bristol TN/VA, with a particular emphasis on Sullins College, King College, and Main Street Bristol.


  • Event: 1856-1940
  • Creation: 1934-1940


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


159 photographic negatives and prints item(s)

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The collection is organized into two series: Series 1, 5" x 7" negatives and prints; and Series 2, 4" x 5" negatives and prints. The negatives have been placed before the prints. Nitrate negatives have been placed in Box 3, and damaged cellulose diacetate negatives in Box 4.

Method of Acquisition

On December 18, 1981, Albert S. Kelly donated to the Archives of Appalachia 159 prints and 159 negatives of Bristol, Tennessee and Virginia schools, churches, and businesses.

Processing Information

The collection was processed as a separate collection in December, 1988 by Georgia Greer and Marie Tedesco.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA