Harding & Cogswell Library Drawings, 1960


Title: Harding & Cogswell Library Drawings

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 557

Physical Description: 1 box

Creator: Harding & Cogswell, Inc.

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: The Harding & Cogswell Library Drawings was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by the Indiana Historical Society in August, 2013.

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: This collection was processed by Kari Roueche and opened for research in October 2013.



This collection should be cited as:

Harding & Cogswell Library Drawings, 1960. KC Manuscript Collection 557, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.




Harding & Cogswell, Inc. were fabricators of Indiana limestone and located in Ellettsville, Indiana. The company discontinued operations in 1998. The remodel of the public library in Kingsport, known at the time as the J. Fred Johnson Memorial Library, was overseen by Armstrong Construction Co., general contractor, and Allen Dryden, architect.


 1. Lettering layout for engraving of library name (6’ 11” x 2’ 9”), 1960.     

2. Drawings for exterior modifications (3’ 10” x 2’ 5”), 1960.