KC Manuscript Collection 197
The Circle Churches Christmas Foundation, Inc. collection consists of the organization’s by-laws and minutes from the summer of 1966. “The purpose of this corporation [was] to receive and administer funds for a Christian nativity scene in the area of church circle on Broad Street in the city of Kingsport,” Tennessee. The organization’s directors came from the four circle churches: First Baptist, First Presbyterian, Broad Street Methodist, and First Methodist. The nativity scene’s first figures were purchased from the Silvestri Art Manufacturing Company.
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.
This collection should be cited as:
Circle Churches Christmas Foundation By-Laws and Minutes, July-August 1966. KC Manuscript Collection 197, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.
Jane Harris donated this collection in February 2007.
Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in February 2007.
Circle Churches Christmas Foundation, Inc.
Crèches (Nativity scenes)–Tennessee–Kingsport.