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A.B. Akard Collection, c.1916 and 1937

A. B. Akard Collection, c. 1916 and 1937

KC Manuscript Collection 201

ABSTRACT:
This collection of Dobyns-Bennett school materials and postcards of Kingsport, Tennessee come from the personal materials of A.B. Akard. Akard graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 1937. Materials include a 1937 yearbook, graduation related program materials, student activity programs, and 4 postcards taken from Cement Hill sometime around early 1916. Images show the area that became downtown Kingsport.

RESTRICTIONS:
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

COLLECTION CITATION:
This collection should be cited as:
A.B. Akard Collection, c. 1916 and 1937. KC Manuscript Collection 201, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

ACQUISITION:
Adeline Scott Akard donated this collection in March 2007.

PROCESSED BY:
Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in March 2007.

RELATED COLLECTIONS:
It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections available elsewhere.

SUBJECT HEADINGS:

  • Dobyns-Bennett High School (Kingsport, Tenn.)
  • Postcards–Tennessee–Kingsport.
  • Historic buildings–Tennessee–Kingsport–Pictorial works.
  • Kingsport (Tenn.)–Pictorial works.
  • Dobyns-Bennett High School (Kingsport, Tenn.)–Students–Yearbooks.
  • School yearbooks.