The Duffin papers include, for example:
Marriage settlement and correspondence of Henry Joy McCracken and Elizabeth Duffin, 1826-1908.

Correspondence of Revd. William Hincks and his wife, 1820-1871.

Valentine cards and love letters sent to Bessie and Charlotte Duffin, Standtown Lodge, Belfast, 1837-1838.

Photographs of the Duffin sisters, c.1838.

Correspondence between the Duffin family, including letters relating to Ruth Duffin's brief involvement with the Society of United Irishwomen. For example, in one letter Ruth Duffin writes of Countess Markievicz, 'a most extraordinary person - very silly, I thought. She paints, is a mild suffragette and acts, atrociously the Tobins say, but she evidently thinks herself a genius!', 1913.

Correspondence, newspaper cuttings etc. relating to the public life of Emma Duffin, the Honourable Secretary of Belfast Council of Social Welfare, 1927-1943.

Minutes and other papers of the School Pictures Committee, Belfast, of which Emma Duffin was secretary, c.1925-1954.

Stories by Emma Duffin, c.1910-1918.

Volume of poetry by Dorothy Duffin, 1913-1918.

Diaries of Maria Duffin, 1910-1954.

Reminiscences of Maria Duffin, 1854-1921.

Diaries of Olive Duffin, 1912-1922.

Verses by Olive Duffin, 1913-1918.

Transcribed extracts of diaries of Ruth Duffin, 1892-1913.

Second World War nursing diary of Miss Emma Duffin, Dunowen, Belfast, 1939-1941.

Five First World War nursing diaries of Miss Emma Duffin, Dunowen, Belfast, 1915-1917.

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Century19th, 20th
Repository NamePublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.