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Amos Frost collection

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1021
This collection consists of Dr. Frost’s 1850 UofL medical diploma and a small leather pocket case of medical instruments that belonged to Dr. Frost.

Dates

  • 1850

Creator

Extent

.25 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Amos Frost was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William and Nancy Richey Frost. He moved to Indiana as a young man. Soon after his arrival in Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, he began to publish a newspaper, called "The Experiment." In 1844 he was elected Recorder of Jennings County. He then attended the UofL Department of Medicine, graduating in 1850. Afterward he practiced in Vernon and Seymour, Jackson County. In 1873 he moved to Thomasville, Georgia due to ill health. In 1878, he returned to Vernon to be near family, and died there two years later.

Creator

Title
Amos Frost collection
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson, Mary K. Marlatt
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766