Friends of the Archives

Help Preserve Kingsport’s Past

By joining the Friends of the City of Kingsport Archives you have a unique opportunity to take an active role in preserving your community’s history. Our support group invites you to visit the Archives, located on the lower level of the Kingsport Public Library, meet the City Archivist, and learn how you can help further our mission.

For more information, please call 423-224-2559.

How You Can Help

  • Donate Historical Materials
  • Join the Friends of the City of Kingsport Archives
  • Visit the Archives

The Friends of the Archives, a winner of the John. H. Thweatt Archival Advancement award presented by the Society of Tennessee Archivists, provides volunteer hours for special events and financial support to the archives.

College scholarship internships are available for 160 semester hours.

Yearly Membership Rates

Individual – $10.00
Family – $15.00
Sponsor – $25.00
Patron – $50.00
Benefactor -$100.00