Boatyard Cemetery Maintenance Collection, October 1988

KC Manuscript Collection 89


Title: Boatyard Cemetery Maintenance Collection, October 1988

Collection Number:Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 89

Physical Description: 1 folder

Creator: various

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport


Provenance: Margaret N. Wimberley donated this collection, date unknown.

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 May 2006. Revisions to the finding aid were made in May 2008 by Brianne Johnson.


This collection should be cited as: Boatyard Cemetery Maintenance Collection, October 1988.  KC Manuscript Collection 89, Archives of the City of Kingsport,Tennessee.


The Boatyard Cemetery Maintenance Collection consists of correspondence and clippings related to a decision by the City of Kingsport, Tennessee on 4 October 1988 to assume the care and maintenance of the landmark cemetery.  Correspondence was composed by Tom Gannaway (Historic Zoning Commissioner), Hunter W. Wright (Mayor), and Margaret Wimberly (city resident) and discussed the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s decision to care for the property.


Boatyard Cemetery(Kingsport,Tenn.)

Cemeteries–Tennessee–Sullivan County–Kingsport.

Gannaway, Tom.

Wimberly, Margaret N.

Wright, Hunter W.