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Digital Collections

View Furman University’s Digital Collections below. Collections labeled with a restricted access icon Login Required are only accessible by members of the Furman community via login to LUNA with their netID and password.

Browse Art Department Slide Library Art Department Slide LibraryLogin Required

Digital copies of Furman University's Art Department extensive slide library. The original slides had previously been used in class, but due to the limited use of the slides and the increasing scarcity of replacement parts for slide projects, this collection was created.

Browse August Sander and the Weimar Republic August Sander and the Weimar RepublicLogin Required

August Sander (1876-1964) was a photographer in Germany during the period known to history as the Weimar Republic. The pictures in this collection have been selected from his seven-volume masterwork, People in the 20th Century.

Browse Byzantium ByzantiumLogin Required

Images from the collection of History Professor David Spear which focus primarily on the Byzantine Empire. Contents include mosaics, floor plans, maps, and buildings.

Browse Children of Asia and the World Children of Asia and the WorldLogin Required

Photographs of children from around the world, currently focusing primarily on Asia. Countries include Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Thailand.

Browse Coin Collections Coin Collections

A collection of more than 500 coins, the majority of which were created during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire. In addition to the ancient coins, there are also a number of coins which were created in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. These coins are predominately from European kingdoms and Latin American mints.

Browse Czech Republic and Central Europe Czech Republic and Central Europe

Photographs taken by Furman University Education professor Michael Svec. Although the majority of the photographs are from the Czech Republic, photographs from Slovakia, Vienna, Lithuania and Poland are also included.

Browse Digitized Microformat Materials Digitized Microformat Materials

Digitized microformat documents from the Furman Library. Materials submitted by other institutions or individuals will be noted in each item's metadata.

Browse EES Teaching Materials EES Teaching MaterialsLogin Required

Instructional materials created for and used primarily by the Earth and Environmental Sciences department. Creation of this collection was made possible by a 2010 ACS Faculty Renewal Grant Award awarded to Weston Dripps, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University.

Browse Furman Army ROTC Furman Army ROTC

Photographs, pamphlets, and other materials on the history of ROTC at Furman beginning in the 1960s. The Furman University Department of Military Science was organized in the fall of 1950 as an Armored Cavalry ROTC Unit.

Browse The Furman Cougar Project The Furman Cougar Project

The Furman Cougar Project (2008-2013) collection contains photographs from the Ladder Ranch in Sierra County, New Mexico. The cameras used in the capturing of photos were funded in part by the Oregon Zoo Future for Wildlife Conservation Grant and sponsored by Michelle Schireman. Photos in this collection were graciously contributed by Travis Perry, Furman University Associate Professor of Biology.

Furman Faculty NoticesLogin Required

This collection contains the meeting agendas and minutes, committee reports, and other materials related to the faculty of Furman University. The collection is only accessible to current Furman University faculty.

Browse Furman Family Letters Furman Family Letters

The Furman Family Letters will contain letters from three collections: The Richard Furman Papers (1775-1825); The James Clement Furman Papers (1828-1891); and The Furman Family Papers (1782-1960).

Browse Furman Glass Plates Furman Glass Plates

Scans from glass plate negatives housed in Special Collections and Archives at Furman University. These images represent both Furman and the Greenville Woman's College and span the years 1915 to 1933, with the majority from 1928 to 1932.

Browse Furman Oral History Project Furman Oral History ProjectLogin Required

Oral histories taken and recorded by history professor Courtney Tollison and her students. Many of the recordings feature Furman's own rich history and the history of Greenville. Some notable interviewees include Max and Trude Heller, Charles Townes, President John E. and Martha Johns, and John Plyler, Jr.

Browse Furman Student Newspapers Furman Student Newspapers

This collection contains digitized copies of the Furman University student publication The Furman Hornet, published from 1916 to 1961; it will soon include copies of The Paladin, published from 1961 to the present.

Browse Furman Trustees Minutes Furman Trustees MinutesLogin Required

This collection contains the minutes from the regular meetings of Furman University's Board of Trustees from 1825 to 1949. Minutes from the Executive Committee, Executive Meetings, and all minutes after 1949 have been removed.

Browse Furman University Natural History Furman University Natural History

The Furman Natural History Collection is dedicated to preserving the natural history of Furman University, initially focused on the Furman Lake, sustainability, and the environmental impact of humans.

Browse Greenville Womans College Greenville Woman's College

Documents, postcards, and photographs from the Greenville Woman's College of Greenville, South Carolina.

Browse Historical Newspapers Historical NewspapersLogin Required

High quality scans of selected issues of The Illinois State Register and The Charleston Courier.

Browse A History of Costumes A History of CostumesLogin Required

A History of Costumes shows the evolution of costumes and clothing over the years - from the ancient Greeks right up to the present time.

Browse Homer Multitext Homeric MSS Homer Multitext Homeric MSS

Images commissioned by the Center for Hellenic Studies of four Homeric manuscripts of the Iliad, housed in the Marciana Library: the tenth-century Marcianus Graecus Z. 454 (= 822) (Venetus A), the eleventh-century Marcianus Graecus Z. 453 (= 821) (Venetus B), the twelfth/thirteenth-century Marcianus Graecus Z. 458 (= 841), and Codex E4.

Browse Images of Germany - Austria - Switzerland Images of Germany - Austria - SwitzerlandLogin Required

Photographs of Europe taken by Dr. Jane Chew, Professor of German. Locations depicted include Budapest, Cologne, Rome, Vienna, and Salzburg, among others.

Browse Marie Antoinette Marie AntoinetteLogin Required

Paintings, drawings, and caricatures depicting the life of Marie Antoinette - from her birth in 1755 to the 1789 French Revolution and ultimately her execution October 16, 1793.

Browse Medieval History Medieval HistoryLogin Required

Images and video from the collection History Professor David Spear which focus primarily on the Middle Ages.

Browse New Campus Photos 1950-1962 New Campus Photos 1950-1962

Photographs of the new campus of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, dating from 1950-1962.

Browse New Orleans New OrleansLogin Required

Graphs, maps, photographs, and other visual representations of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. The content was gathered or created by Diane Boyd (Center for Teaching and Learning); Lloyd Benson (History); Suresh Muthukrishnan (Earth and Environment Sciences); and Libby Young (Library).

Browse Old Main Campus Photos 1851-1958 Old Main Campus Photos 1851-1958

Photographs of the old main campus of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, dating from 1851-1958.

Browse Overland Trip from Indonesia to England (1976) Overland Trip from Indonesia to England (1976)Login Required

Photographs from Education professor Shirley Ritter's overland trip from Indonesia to England, January - May 1976.

Browse Postcard Collections Postcard CollectionsLogin Required

Digital copies of postcards kept by Special Collections and Archives. The collections include: Ethel Howard Postcard Collection; Furman University Postcard Collection; and South Carolina Postcard Collection.

Browse Religion in Life Lectures Religion in Life LecturesLogin Required

Recordings of lectures from the Religion in Life Lecture series at Furman University. Spanning from 1967 to the present, this collection will ultimately contain lectures from well-known religious and political figures as well as members of the Furman community.

Browse South Carolina Sheet Music Collection South Carolina Sheet Music CollectionLogin Required

Sheet music from South Carolina collected by Special Collections & Archives.

Browse Spain Travels Spain TravelsLogin Required

Photographs from the collection of Linda Bartlett, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (Spanish). Digital images were created from slides of Spain from her study away and personal travels.

Browse Travels of Robert Tucker Travels of Robert TuckerLogin Required

Photographs taken and collected by former Furman University Director of Libraries, Dr. Robert Tucker. Currently, this collection includes materials from trips to: East Asia; Italy; Norway; Scandinavia; and South America, among others.

Browse University Yearbooks and Catalogues University Yearbooks and Catalogs

This growing collection will ultimately contain digitized copies of catalogs and yearbooks of the University. Currently, the collection includes the Furman University Bonhomie yearbooks, dating 1901 - 1932 and 58 of the Greenville Woman's College Course Catalogs, spanning 1857 - 1937.

Browse Ware Family Manuscripts Collection Ware Family Manuscripts CollectionLogin Required

A collection of manuscripts donated by the Ware Family and kept by Special Collections & Archives

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