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J. Floyd Furnish papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN195
This collection consists of diplomas, certificates, photos and copies of newspaper clippings, most dating from 1908-1973.

Dates

  • 1908-1973

Creator

Extent

.25 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

James Floyd Furnish was born July 26, 1882 to John F. and Sarah Furnish of Henry County, Kentucky. He attended the Kentucky School of Medicine 1905-1908, graduating from the school’s last class before merger with UofL. He also graduated from the Kentucky School of Pharmacy in 1910. Dr. Furnish practiced in rural Spencer County until his retirement due to illness in 1972, shortly before his death. He delivered quintuplets to Bertha and Gaither Drury in 1914. They were the first quintuple birth in the U.S. where some of the babies survived (two lived).
Title
J. Floyd Furnish papers
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

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