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Keep Kingsport Beautiful Collection, 1981-ongoing

KC Manuscript Collection 152

INTRODUCTION

Title: Keep Kingsport Beautiful Collection, 1981-Ongoing

Collection Number:Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 152

Physical Description: linear feet or 3 of boxes, folders

Creator: various

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport

 

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Provenance: Mary Lee on behalf of Keep Kingsport Beautiful donated this collection in August 2006.

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: Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in January 2007. Brianne Johnson revised the finding aid in May 2008.

 

COLLECTION CITATION:
This collection should be cited as:
Keep Kingsport Beautiful Collection, 1981-Ongoing.  KC Manuscript Collection 152, Archives of the City of Kingsport,Tennessee.

ABSTRACT:
The Keep Kingsport Beautiful collection consists of notebooks compiled by the organization for entry into award competitions held primarily by Keep America Beautiful and Keep Tennessee Beautiful.  These award notebooks consist of narrative materials concerning yearly activities, photograph collages of volunteers at various events, and collages of newspaper clippings documenting the organization’s activities.  The organization has received numerous awards throughout the years and has been recognized both regionally and nationally.  Keep Kingsport Beautiful was known as Clean Kingsport from its inception in 1980 through 2000.  Popular community programs established by the group include Trashbusters, Chipping of the Green, Bag-A-Thon Day, Curbside Recycling for city residents, and a Golf Scramble.

SUBJECTS

Keep Kingsport Beautiful.

Environmentalism–Tennessee–Kingsport.
Voluntarism–Tennessee–Kingsport.

 

BOX AND FOLDER LIST

 

BOX 1

1. Keep America Beautiful Week, Clippings, Documents, and Photographs, 1981

2. Rotary Club’s Newspaper Recycling Project, Documentation, Clippings, Slides, 1981 (Recycling Barns)

3. Keep America Beautiful Week, Clippings, Documents, and Photographs, 1982

4. Keep America Beautiful Week, Clippings, Documents, and Photographs, 1983 (Communications Category)

5. Clean Kingsport, Clippings, Documents, and Photographs, and 1984 Annual Report, 1984 (Communications Category)

6. Clean Kingsport, Clippings, Documents, and Photographs, and Publicity Materials, 1985 (Includes Proclamations and Resolutions from State and Local Governments)

7. Keep America Beautiful Week, Clippings, Documents, and Photographs, 1986

8. Photographs, 1986 (Includes Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Fun Fest, Beautification Award Winners, The All Garbage Band, and Barrel Painting)

9. Photographs, 1987 (Includes Award Ceremony, The All Garbage Band, Parade, and Trash Busters)

10. Clean Kingsport, Award Competition for Business and Industry Sub-Committee, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1987

11. Clean Kingsport, Award Competition Category 10, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1987

12. Clean Kingsport, Award Competition Category 48, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1987

13. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Award Competition Category 45, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1988

14. Photographs, February-August 1988 (Includes Appreciation Breakfast for City Workers, Tree Planting at Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Parades, and Fun Fest)

15. Photographs, September1988 (Includes Public Lands Day at Warriors Path State Park and Clean Kingsport Council)

16. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1989

17. Clean Kingsport, Award Competition Category 10, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1989 (Includes Reports, Organization Flow Chart, and Membership List)

18. Public Lands Day, Northeast Tennessee Public Lands Day Stewardship Celebration, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, Proclamation, and Photographs, 1989 (Category 4?)

19. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1990

20. Clean Kingsport, Bag-A-Thon, Documents, Photographs, and Promotional Materials, 1990

21. Clean Kingsport, Award Competition Category 10-KAB System Communities, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1990

22. Clean Kingsport, Public Lands Day, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1990

23. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1991

24. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Recycling Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1991

25. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report and Executive Summary, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1991

 

BOX 2

1. Keep America Beautiful, Public Lands Day, Andrew H. Davison Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1992 (Includes materials for Clean Kingsport, Keep Greene Clean, The Clean Team, and Morristown/Hamblen County KABS)

2. Keep America Beautiful, KAB Month Award Competition, “Lets Make Kingsport Sparkle,” Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, April 1992

3. Clean Kingsport, National KAB System Awards Category C, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1992 (Includes Executive Summary)

4. Keep America Beautiful Month, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, Photographs, Audiocassette, and Memorabilia, 1993 (1st)

5. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report and Executive Summary, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1993 (1st)

6. Clean Kingsport, Award of Excellence Nomination for Warner Cable Communications, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1994 (1st)

7. Clean Kingsport, Award of Excellence Nomination for Trashbusters – Litter-Free Events, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1994

8. Clean Kingsport, Award of Excellence Nomination for Clean Kingsport, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1994

9. Keep America Beautiful Month, Award Competition, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1994 (1st)

10. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report with focus on First Place for Awards for Clean Kingsport and Warner Communications, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1994 (1st)

11. Keep America Beautiful Month, Award Competition, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1995 (1st)

12. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1995 (1st)

13. Clean Kingsport, Award of Excellence Nomination for Clean Kingsport, Documents and copied Photographs and Clippings, 1996 (1st)

14. Keep America Beautiful Month, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1996 (2nd)

15. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1996 (1st)

16. Keep America Beautiful Month, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1998 (1st)

17. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report and National Grants and Awards for Leaders in Community Improvement, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1998

18. Keep America Beautiful, Great American Cleanup, Wrap-Up Report and Awards Application Form, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1999

19. Clean Kingsport, Year End Report and National Grants and Awards for Leaders in Community Improvement, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 1999

20. National Soft Drink Association, Comprehensive Litter Prevention Award, Clean Kingsport, Documents, Clippings, and copied Photographs, 2000

21. Great American Cleanup, Award Competition, Clean Kingsport, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, June 2000

22. Keep America Beautiful, National Award Competition, Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2000

23. Great American Cleanup, Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, copied Photographs, and Trashbusters Pin, 2001

24. Keep America Beautiful, National Award Competition, Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2001

25. Tennessee Awards of Excellence, Award Competition, Winner for 1999-2000, Documents, Clippings, and copied Photographs, 2001

26. Tennessee Awards of Excellence, Award Competitions, Keep America Beautiful – Overall Program; Great American Cleanup – Most Comprehensive; Great American Cleanup – Most Innovative; Leadership – Community Volunteer, Documents, Clippings, and copied Photographs, 1999-2000, 2001

27. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Great American Cleanup, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2002 (Includes Mayoral Proclamation  Honor of September 11, 2001)

28. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, National Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2002

29. Keep Kingsport Beautiful,Tennessee Awards of Excellence for 2001-2002, Great American Cleanup Most Comprehensive, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2003

30. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Tennessee Awards of Excellence for 2001-2002, Government Category, Kingsport Public Works Department, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2003 (1st Place)

31. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Tennessee Awards of Excellence for 2001-2002, Keep America Beautiful Affiliate 50,000 & Under, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2003 (1st Place)

32. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Tennessee Awards of Excellence for 2001-2002, Leadership-Community Group-Trashbusters, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2003 (1st Place)

33. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Great American Cleanup, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2003

34. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2003

35. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Great American Cleanup, Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2004

36. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Award Competition, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2004

37. Keep Kingsport Beautiful, Tennessee Awards of Excellence for 2003-2004, Keep America Beautiful Affiliate 50,000 & Under, Documents, Clippings, and Photographs, 2005 (1st   Place, won $3,000)