DBer Newsletter Collection, 1991-ongoing

KC Manuscript Collection 107


Title: The DBer Newsletter Collection

Collection Number:Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 107

Physical Description: .5 linear foot (1 box)

Creator: various

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: Portions of the collection were donated by Betty Fincher in 1993. Additions have been sent by William Reed Hood.

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: Jeff Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in June 2006. Revisions were made by Brianne Johnson in November 2008.


This collection should be cited as:

The DBer Newsletter Collection, 1991-Ongoing. KC Manuscript Collection 107, Archives of the City of Kingsport,Tennessee.


The DBer Newsletter collection consists of newsletters for the alumni and alumnae of Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tennessee. The DBer is the publication’s current name, but it has had a few previous titles including the Class of 1946 Newsletter, The ‘46er Newsletter, and The 46er. The publication seeks to be “a newsletter for the Alumni of Dobyns-Bennett High School.” Issues are released in March, June, September, and December and include reunion information, letters, brief articles, news, photographs, an editor’s note written by William “Doe” Reed Hood, and a number of other small sections.



Dobyns-Bennett High School(Kingsport,Tenn.)

Kingsport High School





Box 1


1. DBer Directory: Containing Subscribes of the DBer Newsletter, April 10, 1997

2. Class of 1946 Newsletter, 1991- March 1993

3. The 46er, September and December 1993

4. The 46er, 1994

5. The 46er, 1995

6. The 46er, March and June 1996 and DBer, September and December 1996

7. The DBer, 1997

8. The DBer, 1998

9. The DBer, 1999

10. The DBer, 2000

11. The DBer, 2001

12. The DBer, 2002

13. The DBer, 2003

14. The DBer, 2004

15. The DBer, 2005

16. The DBer, 2006

17. The DBer, 2007

18. The DBer, 2008

19. The DBer, 20009-2011