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Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P667

Overview

A handwritten autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss, who in 1883 settled in Thayer, Kansas, where he was a physician as well as a minister and a published author of books on Christianity.

Dates

  • after 1903

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of James Andrew DeMoss

James Andrew DeMoss was born in Corydon, Indiana on February 5, 1859 to Morton and Margaret (Kennedy) DeMoss. The DeMosses moved from Indiana to Allen County, Kansas in 1867, and James DeMoss attended the University of Kansas for a short time after graduating high school at Iola, Kansas. Like his father, DeMoss became a physician. In 1883, he settled in Thayer, Kansas, where he practiced medicine, was also a church minister, and authored books on Christianity, including From Patmos to the holy city (published in 1902) and A look through the lens of prophecy (1903). DeMoss died in 1943.

Extent

1 folder (5 leaves)

Scope and Contents

This handwritten autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss describes his parentage, education, and professional life in Thayer, Kansas as a physician, minister, and author of two published books. The autobiographical sketch, which is written on 5 numbered leaves, is unsigned and undated.

Physical Location

RH MS P667
Title
Guide to the James Andrew DeMoss Collection
Subtitle
Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006 Finding aid encoded by mh, 2006
Date
2006
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Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8464163866
Preferred citation
Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss, Kansas Collection, RH MS P667, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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