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Leadership Kingsport Collection, 1983-Ongoing

KC Manuscript Collection 17

INTRODUCTION

Title: Leadership Kingsport Collection

Collection Number:Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC)17

Physical Description: 12 boxes (6.5 linear feet)

Repository: Archives of the City ofKingsport

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Provenance: Cathy Harvey and Rolega [?] Wilson have donated portions of this collection on an ongoing basis since May 1997.

Access/Restrictions: There are some 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 finished processing the collection and developed the finding aid in January 2006. Additions to the finding aid are made as needed by archives staff with the donation of additional materials.

COLLECTION CITATION

This collection should be cited as:

LeadershipKingsportCollection, 1983-Ongoing. KC Manuscript Collection 17, Archives of the City ofKingsport,Tennessee.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Leadership Kingsport collection consists of information on individual and group case studies/community impact projects created by participants in Leadership Kingsport.  This project was started in 1983 and is part of the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce.  The group holds an annual program each year where participants present their research findings.  Leadership Kingsportseeks to develop leaders who want to take an active role in making Kingsport, Tennesseea better community.  Printed documents consisting of case studies/community impact projects are the bulk of these materials.  In addition, there are some directories and annual event agendas.  A number of slides and videocassettes were created during the 1980s.  Since the mid-1990s, many projects have been saved on either 3 ½ inch floppy disks or CD-ROMs.

 SUBJECTS
Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce

LeadershipKingsport

BOX AND FOLDER LIST

 

BOX 1

1. News Clipping, 10 August 1986

2. 1986, Downtown Revitalization

3. 1986, Economic Development

4. 1986, Planning and Zoning

5. 1987, Industrial and Economic Development

6. 1987,LongRangePlanning for Regional Economic Development

7. 1987, Regional Cooperation

8. 1988, 20/20 Vision and 1988, Communications

9. 1989, Aging Population

10. 1989, An Informed Electorate and Sound Government, How Is It Done? and 1989, Economic Development: Education Tool

11. 1990, Barriers to Running for Office and 1990,KingsportCivic Center

12. 1990,Kingsport: The Future and 1990, Youth Related Problems

13. 1990, Quality of Life

14. 1991, Annexation and 1991 Economic Development Committee (1 leaf)

 

BOX 2

1. 1991, Regional Cooperation;1991, School Consolidations

2. 1991, The History ofKingsport

3. 1991, Year-Round Education

4. 1992,A Great Placeto Work –A Great Placeto Live and 1992, Regional Cooperation

5. 1992, Annexation Case Study

6. Applications, 1992 (Restricted) 

7. Case-Study Wrap-Up Agendas, 1988-1999

8. 1993, Child Care Information and Referral Database and 1993, Community Foundation

9. 1993, Develop Affordable Options for Small Businesses to Participate in Quality Management Training and 1993,Kingsportas Retirement Community

10. 1993, Entryways toKingsport

11. 1994, City Ambassador Program and 1994, The Learning Shop

12. 1994, Linking Downtown and the R.C.C.C.

13. 1994, Sports Complex Survey and 1994, Tri-Cities Regional Marketing Plan

14. 1995, Cement Hill

15. 1995, Community Information Clearing House

 

BOX 3

1. 1995, Expanding Opportunities for Schools, Students, and Families

2. 1995, Feasibility of a Regional Arts Council

3. 1995, What is a Leader?

4. 1995, Your Guide to Running for Public Office

5. 1996, At Risk Kids

6. 1996, Community Leadership for Students

7. 1997, Citizen Participation in Government-Run for Office and 1997, Food Distribution Pilot

8. 1997,HammondHouse Case Study and Photographs

9. 1997, The Santa Train

10. 1997, The Santa Train, Interviews with Earl Dudney and Frank Brogden, audiocassettes and indexes

11. 1997, Young Single Adults

12. 1998, A Guide to Boards, Commissions, and Committees

13. 1998, Economic Development

14. 1998, Fun Fest Memorabilia

15. 1998, Interactive Communications

 

BOX 4

1. 1998, Needs of Retirees

2. 1998, Kids Who Win!, 1998

3. 1999, Education Edge

4. 1999, Humane Society

5. 1999, NonprofitManagementCenter

6. 1999, Seniors Case Study

7. 1999, Third Large Community Event

8. 2000, Animal Shelter Development

9. 2000,KingsportHistory

10. 2000, Lifeline, Education Edge

11. 2000,VolunteerUniversity

12. 2001,GreenbeltPhase II Master Plan

 

BOX 5

1. 2001, Case Study Evaluation

2. 2001, Literacy Council ofKingsport

3. 2001, Small Miracles Team Project

4. 2002, Boatyard Historic District Development

5. 2002, Boatyard Historic District Development, Background Research

6. 2002, Boatyard Historic District Development, Survey Responses

 

BOX 6

1. 2002, Fund for GreaterKingsport

2. 2002,KingsportChildDevelopmentCenter

3. 2002, Leadership Development for Non-Profits

4. 2002, Marketing Development Plan for theKingsportGreenbelt(CD ROM)

5. 2002, Meals on Wheels, Strategic Plan

6. 2003, Area Education Council (1 of 4)

7. 2003, Area Education Council (2 of 4)

8. 2003, Area Education Council (3 of 4)

9. 2003, Area Education Council (4 of 4)

 

BOX 7

1. 2003, Community Impact Project

2. 2003, Community Service Project

3. 2003, Development of an Economic Impact Study for Fun Fest

4. 2003, Senior Leadership and Service Project

5. Directories, 1983-88, 1983-93, 1983-98, 1988-89, and 1989-90

6. 2004, Analysis of an Economic Impact Study from Fun Fest 2003

7. 2004, Community Kitchen Feasibility Study

8. 2004, Development of a Teen Curriculum for theKingsportBoys and Girls Club

9. 2004, Grant Writer Project (1 of 2)

10. 2004, Grant Writer Project (2 of 2)

11. 2004, New Clothes for Kids

 

BOX 8           

1. 2005, “Brain Drain:” Recruiting and Retaining Young Professionals

2. 2005, Friends in Need – Dental Care Needs Impact Project

3. 2005, Increased Awareness for Allandale –Kingsport’s Hidden Treasure

4. 2005, Pantry of Plenty

5. 2005, Project ORDIS

6. Directories, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, and 2000-01

7. Directories, Classes of 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005

8. 2006, Assess Current & Potential Uses of Hunter Wright Stadium; Directory for International Newcomers: Guide to Customs, Resources & Community Organizations, Spring 2006

9. 2006, Enhancing Retiree Tourism: A Community Impact Project, Abstract and Reference Materials, LINK Project

10. 2006, Cement Hill Presentation, LINK Project (DVD-ROM) (Fake News Story aboutCementHillParkdoes not include project)

11. 2006, Enhancing Retiree Tourism, LINK Project (includes CD-ROM)

 

BOX 9

1. 2006, Impact of Consolidation of theSullivanCountySchoolSystems

2. 2006, Road Map for Running for Office, LINK Project

3. 2007, Non-Traditional College Assistance Program, LINK

4. 2007, Needs & Benefits of Today’s Kingsport Farmer’s Market

5. 2007,SullivanCountyImagination Library

6. 2007,Truancy Court

7. 2007, Seasons of Change: 4 Your Health

8. 2007, Regional Historical Sites CIP, 2007

9. 2008, Child Abuse Awareness Survey

10. 2008, Improving Access to Fun Fest for Special Needs

11. 2008, VISION 2017 Process Update

12. 2008, Feasibility of aHistoryMuseuminKingsport

13. 2008, Gallery Hop

 

BOX 10

1. 2009, Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) for War Veterans

2. 2009, Hope haven Ministries

3. 2009, Improving Bicycle Friendliness ofKingsport

4. 2009, Rascals Teen Search

5. 2009, Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

6. 2010, A Carousel forKingsport

7. 2010, College-Career Readiness Improvement

8. 2010, Friends in Need

9. 2010, Increasing Awareness of Public Transit inKingsport

10. 2011, CASA Ambassador Program

11. 2011, Hands onRegionalMuseum

12. 2011, Interfaith Hospitality Network

13. 2011, Kingsport Birding Trail

14. 2011,KingsportCentennial Celebration, Countdown to 2017

15. 2011, Raising Awareness of Hunger inKingsport

 

 

BOX 11

Videocassettes

1990,KingsportCivic Center, Site/Proposal

1992, Economic Development 1

1997,HammondHouse

1997 [?], the Santa Train (WJHL-TV,Johnson City,Tennessee)

1998, Fun Fest Comes of Age

1998, Leadership Case Studies, 3 videocassettes

1998, Needs of Retirees, “Driving Force”

1999, Leadership Case Studies, 3 videocassettes

1999, Seniors Case Study

Undated, Center for Applied Technology (WJHL-TV,Johnson City,TN)

BOX 12

Slides 1983-1989

 

1. Various Individual Slides Labeled “1987-1989”

 

2.

BaysMountain, undated

Buildings, undated

Buildings, Historical, undated

Fair, undated

Fun Fest, undated

Words [?], undated

3.

Dobyns-Bennett, undated

Graduation Dinner and Case Studies, 1989

Graduation, 1989

KingsportLeadership (341), 1983

Orientation/LeadershipKingsportCouncil, 1989

People (meeting), undated

People in Restaurant, undated

Retreat and Class of 1987

Rotary Program, undated

Shaughness Presentation to Chamber of Commerce, 1988

Skills Day, 1987

Sports, undated

TeenCenter, undated

Transportation, undated

 

BOX 13

1. Cultural Arts, Community Imp[act Project, 2013

2. Kayak Kingsport, Kingsport Paddling Association, undated

3. Kingsport Community Foundation, 2013

4. Playing Russian Roulette with drugs, undated

5. Time Travels at Netherland Inn, Children’s History Museum, 2013

6. Young Life Awareness, undated