Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe, 1849-1972

Title

Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe, 1849-1972

Description

The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War experiences. The autobiography also describes his service as a special agent of the United States Post Office Department and the Bureau of Indian Affairs; his business activities in Tennessee and North Carolina; and his family life. The autobiography covers the period 1817 to 1904.

Creator

Jobe, Abraham, 1817-1906

Source

Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe, 1849-1972, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University

Date

1849-1972

Rights

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Identifier

ETSU Archives of Appalachia: AppMs-464

Collection Items

Abraham Jobe autobiography original, 1849-1905
Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War experiences. The autobiography also…

Pauline Massengill DeFriese documents, 1962, 1972
Photocopies of two handwritten documents concerning Dr. Jobe and his autobiography.
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