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Memorial Day Hours

In honor of Memorial Day, the James B. Duke Library will operate on an adjusted schedule. May 27 – Saturday – CLOSED May 28 – Sunday – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm May 29 – Monday – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm In 1921, Furman paid tribute to the University’s World War I veterans in […]

Isaqueena

“Our magazine bears the name of one who is indeed famous in tradition for her perseverance and heroism in bearing such important news to her friends” writes Louise Scarborough, student editor of the Isaqueena, the literary magazine of the Greenville Woman’s College first published in 1906. Over 90 issues of the Isaqueena have been scanned […]

Exhibit Opening: February 16

Please join us for the opening reception of the exhibition “Over Here, Over There: Greenville in the Great War,” curated by Professor Courtney Tollison and Helen Mistler ’19. WHEN:  Thursday, February 16, 2017, 4:00 – 5:30pm WHERE:  Second floor of the James B. Duke Library This exhibit surveys World War I’s (1914-1918) impact on the […]

Research & Creative Fellowships

Special Collections and Archives Research and Creative Fellowships, Summer 2017 Sponsored by Carolyn ’67 and Joseph ’68 Warden This year, Special Collections and Archives will offer two 10-week summer fellowships for Furman undergraduates. These competitive fellowships will allow students to perform original research using materials in Special Collections and Archives for a research or creative […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The James B. Duke Library will have modified hours of operation during the Thanksgiving holiday. November 22  Tuesday  8:00am – 5:00pm November 23  Wednesday  CLOSED November 24  Thursday  CLOSED November 25  Friday  CLOSED November 26  Saturday  CLOSED November 27  Sunday  5:00pm – 1:00am Thanksgiving wishes postcard addressed to Miss Stella Rossignol, postmarked 1909.  This postcard is part […]

Summer Research & Creative Fellowships

Special Collections and Archives Research and Creative Fellowships, Summer 2017 Sponsored by Carolyn ’67 and Joseph ’68 Warden This year, Special Collections and Archives will offer two 10-week summer fellowships for Furman undergraduates. These competitive fellowships will allow students to perform original research using materials in Special Collections and Archives for a research or creative […]

Homecoming Tent and Open House

Are you planning to attend Homecoming? If so, visit the Furman University Library’s tent on the mall in front of Furman Hall. We would love to see alumni, and especially library student assistant alums, on Saturday, November 5th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The Furman Special Collections and Archives is celebrating Homecoming with an Open […]

Embracing the Digital Liberal Arts

The Digital Collections Center has always been committed to supporting faculty digitization projects, so it is no surprise that the Center recently began contributing its expertise to the creation of digital liberal arts projects housed in the Furman University Scholar Exchange (FUSE). The Center recently worked with Music Librarian Patricia Sasser and Furman Advantage Student […]

Furman’s First Incunabulum

Earlier this year, we acquired our first 15th century book, or “incunabulum,” as books from the first 50 years of printing are called. It is a copy of the first illustrated edition of the Roman poet Horace, and was printed in Strasbourg in 1498 by the printer Johann Gruninger. The work has commentary by Nicolaus […]

Do in Dour

Furman University Professor of English Emeritus William Aarnes read from his newly-published book Do in Dour (Kelsay Books) on Monday, September 12th, at 5:30 in the Pitts Memorial Room of James B. Duke Library on the Furman campus. “William Aarnes keeps finding the little seed words inside larger words—“the get in vegetables,” “the real in […]