Archives Catalog

Duffin, Charles E. papers Edit


1989_037 UA
Language of Description
Finding aid is in English.


  • circa 1900-1940 (Creation)


  • 0.25 linear feet (Whole)
    1 half-manuscript box

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  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has been transferred to the University of Louisville and there are no additional restrictions

  • Biographical / Historical

    Charles E. Duffin was born August 26, 1880 in Georgetown, Indiana. He attended the Kentucky School of Medicine from 1900 to 1902, graduating that spring. He married Cora E. Sprinkle (1877-1956) in 1902 and had two children, Charles Edward Duffin, Jr (who died of typhoid at age 12), and Roma Elizabeth Duffin.

    Dr Duffin practiced medicine in Louisville and in Richmond, Indiana until 1932 when he joined the US Public Health Service. He practiced medicine with native Americans in Oklahoma, and was stationed in Florida, Georgia, the Evansville U S Marine Hospital, and served as examining physician to recent immigrants at Ellis Island. He resigned from the USPHS in 1937, and returned to Indiana. Dr Duffin died in Richmond, Indiana on November 21, 1940.

  • Scope and Contents

    Included are class photographs from the Kentucky School of Medicine. One shows Duffin's 1901 anatomy class.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles E. Duffin Papers, Archives and Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.


  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Container 1 Indicator


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