Margaret Butler Collection, 1944

KC Manuscript Collection 62.  

The Margaret Butler collection consists of one biography concerning Annie Mitchell, Kingsport, Tennessee’s first school principal.  The document was written in 1944 when Butler was working as a history teacher at Dobyns-Bennett High School, and Mitchell was in retirement.  Information contained in the biography concerns Mitchell’s upbringing and schooling, professional experiences, views on Kingsport’s development, and her involvement in the community.  Butler provided footnotes throughout the eleven page biography.

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.

This collection should be cited as:

Margaret Butler Collection, 1944.  KC Manuscript Collection 62, Archives of the City ofKingsport,Tennessee.

The Giles County Historical Society donated this collection in 2005.

Brian Wilson processed the collection in 2005.
Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in February 2006.