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Historical and Genealogical Materials
If you would like to donate a copy of your family history or any other historical and genealogical materials, we will gladly accept them. You may even wish to donate a book in memory of someone in your family if you like. The following is a list of just a few of the items we collect:

  • Family history books
  • State and county histories
  • Family group sheets
  • Pedigree charts
  • Obituaries
  • Photographs
  • Ledgers and diaries
  • Family Bible records
  • Postcards
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Funeral home remembrance cards

We extend a heartfelt thank you for your donations.
If you would like to make a monetary donation to the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, we would be most grateful for your help. We gladly accept donations of any amount from a $1 to... Yes, you guessed it... a million! All donations will be used for preservation and housing of our historic documents and for extending our hospitality in the area of tourism in Sullivan County. Checks and/or money orders may be made payable to

Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism
P.O. Box 3179
Blountville, TN 37617

Thank you for your support of the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism!