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

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Predominant Dates: 1949-1904, 1962, 1972
ID: 500/AppMs 464
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Extent: 0.5 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe Written by Himself 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.


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