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Frequently Requested Materials

What are some of the most frequently requested materials in Special Collections and Archives? University Course Catalogs  The University Archives maintains a complete run of catalogs for Furman University, which contain descriptions of all courses offered at Furman from 1852 to present. An incomplete run of catalogs for the Greenville Woman’s College begins in 1857. All […]

A Missionary in Burma

J. Martin England was born in the mill town of Seneca, South Carolina in 1901. He received degrees from Furman University in 1924, and from Crozer Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania. England received an Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from Furman University in 1986. From 1933 until 1939 and again from 1945 to 1950, England and his wife […]

An Evening with Thomas Rain Crowe ’72

An Evening with Thomas Rain Crowe ’72 Poet, essayist, boat-rocker, translator, publisher, environmentalist, musician, sustainability advocate and owner and editor of New Native Press in Cullowhee, N.C., Thomas Rain Crowe (Furman Class of 1972) will speak on campus Wednesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. in the Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center. “An Evening With Thomas […]

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 […]

Alumni Collections

We are Furman: Alumni Collections in Special Collections and Archives 2nd Floor James B. Duke Library Furman University July-December 2016 Students, past and present, are what the university is all about. Students will forever fill a role—whether they are current students or long graduated. Alumni are life blood of a university and “Furman’s blood runs deep.” Special […]

Homecoming: Back to the Library!

Are you planning to attend Homecoming? If so…COME……BACK TO THE LIBRARY! We would love to see alumni, and especially library student assistant alums, on Saturday, October 24th from 10am to Noon on the front porch of the James B. Duke Library. We will have light refreshments and button-making.

Furman’s Dempsey Scores

Clint Dempsey, the captain of the United States Men’s National Team and a former Furman men’s soccer standout, scored just 29 seconds into the match and the U.S. grabbed all three points on a late John Anthony Brooks tally in a 2-1 triumph over Ghana in opening round play at the FIFA World Cup on […]

Library Services for Alums

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!  We know you might need a break from libraries, but just remember that your Furman alumni benefits include continued use of several of our library services. Furman alumni may obtain library cards at the Circulation Desk of the James B. Duke Library.  The Furman Alumni Directory is used to […]