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Biography of Dr. and Mrs. A.S.N. Dobson of Limestone R.F.D. Tenn.

 Collection — Box: C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0139

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of the typewritten Biography of Dr. and Mrs. A. S. N. Dobson of Limestone R.F.D. Tenn. According to the title page, Dobson wrote the biography between 1910 and 1914, and his son, Roy Calvin, edited the document in 1915. The Dobson autobiography covers aspects of Dobson's life from his conscription into the Confederate army in 1862, through his postwar career as a medical doctor in the Broylesville area. Inserted at the conclusion of the biography are genealogies of the Dobson and McGaughey families.


  • 1982


Conditions Governing Access

The biography is open for research.


0.10 linear feet

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Method of Acquisition

Margie Wilson, one of Dr. Dobson's granddaughters, gave a photocopy to Kyle McQueen of Broylesville, Tennessee after he purchased her grandfather's house. McQueen allowed the Archives of Appalachia staff to make a copy of the Dr. and Mrs. A. S. N. Dobson autobiography in November 1982.

Existence and Location of Originals

The family retained possession of the original.

Processing Information

Norma Myers completed processing in 1982. Marie Tedesco revised the finding aid in 1995.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA