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Biography of Dr. and Mrs. A.S.N. Dobson of Limestone R.F.D. Tenn.
Collection — Box: C (Small Collections)
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...
John Curtis Higgs, Sr. Autobiography
Collection — Box: E (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents
The John Curtis Higgs, Sr. Autobiography is a bound typescript of Higgs' memoirs. The manuscript covers a span of eighty-one years from May 12, 1902 to December 1983 and includes recollections of life on a farm in Marshall County, Tennessee, working in various roles for the Tennessee State Highway Department, the Great Depression, the Volstead Act, and raising his family.
Ronald McConnell Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains information and a sound recording relating to the musical career of Doc Addington and Carl McConnell (Doc and Carl, The Virginia Boys). There are biographies and autobiographies as well as an article about the Carter Family with Chet Atkins and a second article about Chet Atkins. The sound recording is an audiocassette of four shows aired by WRNL Radio in Richmond, Virginia. The audiocassette was made by a man named A.C. Griffith from WRNL transcription disks that...
- Subject: Autobiography (genre) X
- Audiocassettes 1
- Clippings (information artifacts) 1
- Cumberland Gap (Ky. and Va.) 1
- Medicine--Practice--Tennessee, East 1
- Religious life--Tennessee, East 1
- Addington, Doc, 1913-1988 1
- Carter Family (Musical group) 1
- Carter Sisters 1
- Dobson, Andrew Silas Newton, 1840-1918 1
- Dobson, Nannie Jane McGaughey 1