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Johnson City Press Newsclippings

 Collection — other: 7 oversized folders
Identifier: AppMs-0291

Scope and Contents

The Johnson City Press newsclippings consist of clipped newspaper articles maintained by Johnson City Press staff writers and reporters on local, regional and national topics. Also included are daily and by-line columns of the paper. Lists of articles written on envelopes which contained the clippings have been kept and filed with the appropriate subject. Three oversize folders are listed at the end of the box/folder list. These folders contain clippings removed from the boxes. Each folder notes the contents and from which box/folder the clippings were removed.


  • Creation: 1936-1987
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1967-1987

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


24.00 linear feet (39 boxes, 7 oversize folders)

Language of Materials



There are two series: the original accession and an accrual. Within each series, the files are arranged alphabetically by subject or title of column.

Method of Acquisition

The Johnson City Press Newsclippings were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on December 23, 1986 by editor Carl Jones, Jr. An addition to the collection was donated by Phyllis Brown in May 1986.

Separated Materials

One report, "History of Memorial Hospital, Inc.," prepared by Anna Katheryn Berry, Secretary to the Board of Directors, July 1, 1960, was removed and placed in the Archives' Appalachian Vertical Files.

Processing Information

Betty Davis, Roy Webb, Donise Strong completed processing and the collection was opened for research in April 1988.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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