KM Manuscript Collection 32
The collection contains an account submitted by Dr. T.B. Yancey of the City Health Department on the history of sanitation in Kingsport, 1917-1921. The report was bleak at first: disease and death resulting from poor sanitation were rampant from 1917-1919 but the situation began to ameliorate with the appointment of Dr. Yancey as City Health Officer and was much improved by 1921. A copy of the report was enclosed in a short letter from Dr. Yancey to Perley S. Wilcox. This letter and a biography of Dr. Yancey are also included in the collection.
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This collection should be cited as:
Report on Kingsport Sanitation and Biography of Dr. T.B. Yancey, 1922 and c. 1950s. KM Manuscript Collection 32, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.
E. Marshall Galloway processed the collection and developed the finding aid in December 2006.
A. Biography, Dr. T.B. Yancey, c.1950s
B. Letter, T.B. Yancey to P.S. Wilcox, 8 December 1922
C. Report, Kingsport Sanitation 1917-1921, 1922