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Dorothy Sullivan Hale Collection, c.1918-1993 and undated

Dorothy Sullivan Hale Collection
c. 1918-1993 and undated
KC Manuscript Collection 386

Archives of the City of Kingsport
400 Broad Street
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660

INTRODUCTION
Title: Dorothy Sullivan Hale Collection

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 386

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Creator: Dorothy Sullivan Hale

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport
ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
Provenance: The Dorothy Sullivan Hale Collection was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Dorothy Sullivan Hale in September 2008.

Access/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.

Processed by: Brianne Johnson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in September 2008.

COLLECTION CITATION
This collection should be cited as: Dorothy Sullivan Hale Collection, c.1918-1993 and undated. KC Manuscript Collection 386, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE
The Dixie Study Club was organized in March 1939 to study southern literature and southern personalities. Membership in the club was limited to women from southern states.

SCOPE AND CONTENT
The Dorothy Sullivan Hale Collection primarily contains information on the Dixie Study Club. The collection consists of two scrapbooks, minutes of meetings, attendance records, photographs, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, and papers written by members. Included in the collection are photocopies of photographs from Armistice Day, 1918 and photographs of a senior class play.

BOX AND FOLDER LIST
BOX 1
1. Armistice Day Photographs, November 11, 1918 (photocopies)
2. Attendance records and minutes of meetings, Dixie Study Club, 1960-1989 (1 of 2)
3. Attendance records and minutes of meetings, Dixie Study Club, 1960-1989 (2 of 2)
4. Correspondence, 1960-1993 and undated
5. Dixie Study Club By-Laws, undated
6. History of the Dixie Study Club, 1939-1968
7. The Kingsport Press Educational Entertainments Program, November 22, 1925
8. Newspaper clippings, 1947-1975
9. Papers written and presented by members of the Dixie Study Club, undated
a. Christmas cards
b. Davy Crockett
c. Dolley Payne Madison
d. Fashions Change
e. Frontiers-old and new
f. Thomas Jefferson
g. William Byrd
h. Women in the Home
10. Photographs, Dixie Study Club, 1943-1972 and undated
11. Photographs, Senior Class Play, “Growing Pains,” 1938
12. Photographs, Wanola Avenue/The Fifties, undated (photocopies)

BOX 2: Yearbooks
* The Dixie Study Club did not have a yearbook until 1942-1943
1. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1942-1943
2. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1943-1944
3. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1944-1945
4. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1945-1946
5. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1946-1947
6. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1947-1948
7. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1948-1949
8. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1949-1950
9. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1950-1951
10. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1951-1952
11. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1952-1953
12. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1953-1954
13. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1954-1955
14. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1955-1956
15. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1956-1957
16. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1957-1958
17. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1958-1959
18. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1959-1960
19. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1960-1961
20. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1961-1962
21. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1962-1963
22. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1963-1964
23. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1964-1965
24. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1965-1966
25. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1966-1967
26. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1967-1968
27. Dixie Study Club Yearbook, 1968-1969

BOX 3: Scrapbooks
1. Scrapbook, 1940-1950
2. Scrapbook, 1949-1964