Kingsport Mirror Collection, 1937


Title: Kingsport Mirror Collection

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 504

Physical Description: 1 folder

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: The provenance of the collection is unknown, the materials were found in the archives in February 2011.

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 Brianne Wright and opened for research in March 2011.



This collection should be cited as:

Kingsport Mirror Collection, 1937. KC Manuscript Collection 504, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.


The collection contains 9 editions of the Kingsport Mirror. James H. Quillen began publication of the Kingsport Mirror in 1936, cementing himself as the youngest newspaper publisher in the United States.  He sold the weekly newspaper in 1939.  Using the money from the sale of The Kingsport Mirror, Quillen established The Johnson City Times, a weekly and, in 1940, a daily newspaper in Johnson City.  He sold the newspaper in 1942 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.
Folder List

1. Kingsport Mirror

a. July 25, 1937

b. August 1, 1937

c. August 8, 1937

d. August 15, 1937

e. August 22, 1937

f. September 5, 1937

g. September 12, 1937

h. September 19, 1937

i. November 21 , 1937