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Maxine Kenny Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0461

Scope and Contents

The Maxine Kenny Collection documents Kenny's involvement and interest in environmental issues related to Appalachia and includes subject files (correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, etc.) and material (recorded interviews and transcripts) related to three radio programs produced by Kenny: "Down to Earth: the Appalachian Family Farm," "Dungannon: A Place in History," and "A Time To Reap."


  • 1971-1988 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


3.00 linear feet

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The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1, Subject Files, 1971-82 and undated and Series 2, Program Materials, 1984-88 and undated. The latter series is arranged in two sub-series: Series 2.1, Printed Material, 1985-88 and undated and Series 2.2, Audio Recordings, 1984-87 and undated.

Method of Acquisition

The Maxine Kenny Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia on November 7, 1994 by Maxine Kenny, Nickelsville, Virginia.

Separated Materials

The following maps were removed from this collection and added to the Archives of Appalachia map collection:

Blountville Quadrangle, 1978; Indian Springs Quadrangle, 1978; Kingsport Quadrangle, 1978

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.

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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