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Betsy Boyd Homecoming ’86 Materials, 1985-1988

KC Manuscript Collection 194

ABSTRACT:
This collection of Homecoming ’86 materials were compiled by Betsy Boyd of Kingsport, Tennessee.  Boyd served as chairman of the city’s Homecoming ’86 Project Committee.  The collection consists of news clippings, correspondence, bumper stickers, and publications such as Homecoming Times created by the Tennessee Homecoming ’86 committee based in Nashville.  News clippings consist of two categories.  There are specific clippings related to improving Kingsport’s parks and trees.  Correspondence in the collection is related with a focus on Cloud Park.  Other clippings concern businesses in Kingsport and provide some historical information about each organization.

Note:
Businesses and organizations covered in the clippings are:

American Video Nettie Lee
Baylor-Nelms Furniture Rhodes Furniture
Baysmont Health Center Salvation Army
Kingsport Grocery Company Skelton’s Audio-Video
Lube ’N Go TV and Radio Clinic
Mead Corporation Western Sizzlin’ Steakhouse

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:

Betsy Boyd Homecoming ’86 Materials, 1985-1988.  KC Manuscript Collection 194, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

ACQUISITION:
Betsy Boyd donated this collection.

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

SUBJECTS:
Kingsport (Tenn.)–Centennial celebrations, etc.
Parks–Tennessee–Kingsport–Planning.
Recreation–Tennessee–Kingsport–Planning.

FOLDER LIST

1. Clippings, Community Businesses and Organizations, 1986

2. Clippings, Kingsport’s Homecoming ’86 Activities, 1985-1986

3. Correspondence, 1985-1986 and 1988

4. Publications, Bumper Stickers, and Kingsport Pin “70 Great Years,” 1985-1987