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Curran C. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN245
This collection contains an accounts receivable ledger from Dr. Smith’s office, 1860s – 1870s, and a cast iron mortar and pestle from his office.

Dates

  • 1850-1896

Creator

Extent

.25 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Curran C. Smith, the son of U.S. Congressman John Speed and Elizabeth Lewis Clay Smith, was born in Richmond, Madison County, KY. His mother was the sister of Cassius Clay and a cousin of Henry Clay. Dr. Smith married Sallie C. Goodloe in 1854 at Madison County, and they had six children: son, John Speed Smith and daughters, Mary Spencer Evans, Alma Goodloe Rogers, Elizabeth Barrett Benton, Curraleen C. Smith and Willie Goodloe Smith. Dr. Smith was an 1850 graduate of the University of Louisville Department of Medicine. He practiced medicine in Richmond, KY for most of his career.
Title
Curran C. Smith papers
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2020
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:
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