Martha Fuller Collection, 1950-1999

KC Manuscript Collection 283

The Martha Fuller Collection contains various records collected by Martha Fuller.  Included are Colonial Heights Baptist and Kingsport First Baptist church member directories, programs, and bulletins, Kingsport city schools programs and publications, and Kingsport Retired Teachers’ Association directories.  There are also various clippings and photocopies of other clippings of the Kingsport Times-News newspapers.

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:
Martha Fuller Collection, 1950-1999.  KC Manuscript Collection 283, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

Martha Fuller donated this collection in 2003. Additions to the collection were made in November 2013.

Karen V. Ankabrandt, Archives Intern, developed the finding aid in January 2008.

Colonial Heights Baptist Church (Colonial Heights, Tenn.)

Dobyns-Bennett High School (Kingsport, Tenn.)

Kingsport Press

Kingsport Retired Teachers’ Association

Kingsport (Tenn.)—Organizations

Kingsport Times-News


  1. Colonial Heights Baptist Church Directory, 1972-73
  2. Colonial Heights Baptist Church Directory, 1975 and 1977
  3. Colonial Heights Baptist Church Directory, 1986
  4. Colonial Heights Baptist Church Directory, 1989
  5. Colonial Heights Baptist Church Directory, 1992
  6. Colonial Heights Baptist Church, “Together We Build” booklet, undated
  7. Colonial Heights Baptist Church, Dedication of the New Educational Facilities Program, Production of “The  Jesus Story” programs, 1986 and undated
  8. Kingsport Retired Teachers’ Association, directories and meeting program, 1993-95, 1997-98, and 1998-99
  9. Tri-Cities Bank, Student Art Calendar, 1990
  10. Optimist International, Kingsport Junior Optimist Club Charter, 1 February 1955
  11. “Lynxfire,” published by Lynn View Middle School, spring 1986
  12. Miscellaneous,Kingsport City Schools Christmas Card, Showboat Dinner Theatre “The Rainmaker” Program, and a Kingsport Library Floor Plan, all are undated
  13. Dobyns-Bennett High School Information, booklet and 25thReunion of the Class of 1967 Directory, 1967 and 3-4 July 1992
  14. Kingsport Times-News, Warm Weather Guide, 31 March 1981
  15. Kingsport First Baptist Church, programs, bulletins, directory, and news article, 1944, 1954, 1955, and 1958
  16. Colonial Heights Baptist Church directories, 1982 and 1983
  17. Colonial  Heights Baptist Church directories, 1985 and 1987
  18. Kingsport Retired Teachers’ Association directories, 1983-85 and 1986-87
  19. Colonial Heights Baptist Church, miscellaneous, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1987, and 1994
  20. Kingsport City Schools, teacher salary schedules, school calendars, Kingsport Education Association Yearbook, 1959-63 and 1977-78
  21. Miscellaneous Education Information, including John Sevier Junior High, Jackson Elementary, and Church Hill High School, 1949, 1951-52, 1954-62, 1964, 1978-82, 1986, 1988
  22. Miscellaneous documents, correspondence, and news clipping relating to Juanita Fuller, 1941, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1966


  1. Miscellaneous Information on East Tennessee State College, 1950 and 1954
  2. Dobyns-Bennett, programs, reunion alumni lists, graduation announcements, high school building plan, photograph of Math Club, 1959, 1961-65, and 1968
  3. Miscellaneous, Kingsport Utilities, Holston Ammunition Plant, ETSU, the Carter Family, 1950, 1970, 1986, and undated
  4. Sullivan County Historical Society Newsletters, 1984, 1987, 1994
  5. Miscellaneous, Statements from the Kingsport Bank & Trust Co., Playbill for D-B performance of “Once in a Lifetime,” Advertising Card for Kingsport Bank  & Trust Co., 1918-19, 1934, and undated
  6. Kingsport Press newsletter, “Press Piper,” November 1934 and April 1935


 1. Kingsport Times-News clippings and photocopies of other clippings, and several Dobyns-Bennett Indian Tribune newsletters, 1950-70s


1. Apron, Roberts and Johnson Lumber Company, undated

2. Apron, Triangle Supply Company, undated