Anderson Family Collection, 1921-1998 and undated


Title: Anderson Family Collection

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 327

Physical Description: 4 linear feet (8 Boxes and 1 oversize folder)

Creator: Hazel Anderson

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: The Anderson Family Collection was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Robert L. Anderson in 1999.

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: Kathy Cuff, archives volunteer, and Brianne Johnson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in April 2008.



This collection should be cited as:

Anderson Family Collection, 1921-1998 and undated. KC Manuscript Collection 327, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.



The Anderson Family Collection contains various documents collected primarily by Hazel Anderson. The materials were donated by her son after her death in 1998. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, slides, and information on the political, professional, and activist endeavors of Robert “Bob” Anderson. A genealogical file is included that contains certificates of birth and various legal documents, including the Last Will and Testament of Robert Anderson, dated 1971.



Anderson Family

Anderson, Hazel

Anderson, Larry

Anderson, Robert “Bob”

Politics—Green Party

Politics— New Mexico

Social Activism



      BOX 1

  1. “Account of the Dates/Times of Writing the Books of the New Testament,” undated
  2. Artwork, 1921-1950 and undated
  3. Audiocassettes, 1990-1995 and undated
  4. Bob Anderson 1998 Congressional Race, 1996-1998 and undated
  5. Certificates and foreign money, 1939, 1947-48, 1968, 1996, and undated
  6. Correspondence from Hazel Anderson to Bob Anderson, 1995
  7. Correspondence to Hazel Anderson from Bob Anderson, various dates
  8. Correspondence to Hazel Anderson from Bob Anderson, various dates
  9. Correspondence to Hazel Anderson from Larry Anderson, various dates
  10. Correspondence to Hazel Anderson from miscellaneous authors, various dates



  1. Genealogical files, 1921-1998 and undated
  2. Photographs, 1930-1995 and undated
  3. Postcards, 1990-1995
  4. Rainbow Kitchen and Homestead, Pennsylvania Unemployment Center, 1983-1991
  5. Rental property records, 1987 and undated


BOX 3 (slides) *located in box 2

1. Untitled, undated

2. University of Tampa and Banana Docks, undated

3. Miami Scene and Dwight, September 1970

4. Cape Kennedy, undated

5. Fingers of Dawn/ 1910 E. 115th   Ave./ Kathy Wilson/Thunderbird, undated

6. Ybor City/ Clearwater Sunset/ 2117 W. Henry/Grand Way/ Tiger, undated

7. Busch Gardens and Dade City Car Race, undated


BOX 4 (slides) *located in box 2

1. Vegas Cycles, undated

2. Desert Scrambles, undated

3. Motorcycles, undated

4. Mt. Charleston, Nevada /Garden of the Gods/ Air Force Academy, undated

5. Pike’s Peak/ Rockies, undated

6. Colorado Camping, undated

7. Washington, D.C. , undated

8. Smithsonian, Washington, D.C., undated

9. Potomac River/ Shenandoah Valley/ Bobby Kennedy/ Lowry A.F.B., undated


BOX 5 (slides) *located in box 2

1. Golden/ Rockies/ Denver, Colorado, 1964

2. L.A./ Pasa Pobles, undated

3. San Francisco, 1965

4. General Sherman/ Kings’ Canyon, undated

5. Big Bear Lake, California, undated

6. Nellis Air Show/ EOD School Ordinance, undated



Photographs, various dates



Greeting cards, various dates



1. Family Bible, undated


Oversize Folder 1

1. George Anderson and George Clemons, Church   Hill, Tenn., 1941