Stained glass window

Home > Research by Subject > Historic Textbooks > Twentieth Century

Furman University Historic Textbooks: Twentieth Century
Twentieth Century Textbook entitled <em>First Book in German</em>
First Book in German by Chiles and Wiehr

Please note that these sources are not listed in the online catalog.
Box 1: History
South Carolina
  • The Leading Facts of English History, D. Montgomery, 1901
  • A Short History of Mediaeval and Modern Times, Philip Myers, 1906
  • Caesar, Gallic War, Books I-V, Harold Johnston, 1906
  • American History and Government, Wills West, 1913
  • The History of Europe from 1862-1914, Lucius Holt, and Alexander Chilton, 1918
  • Ante-Bellum South Carolina: A Social and Cultural History, Rosser H. Taylor, 1942
  • South Carolina: A Guide to the Palmetto State, Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of South Carolina, 1946

Other
  • The Growth of the French Nation, George Burton Adams, MacMillan Company, 1905
  • American History for use in Secondary Schools, Roscoe Lewis Ashley, MacMillan Company, 1910
  • The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation: The Venerable Bede, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1935
  • The Conquest of America: A History of American Civilization: Economic and Social, Harold Rugg, 1937
  • Land of the Free, Homer Carey Hockett and Arthur Meier Schlesinger, 1946
  • New Outline-History of the United States to 1865, John A. Krout, 1947
  • The South in American History, William B. Hesseltine, 1947
  • Western Civilization Since 1500, Joseph R. Strayer, Hans W. Gatzke, E. Harris Harbison, and Edwin L. Dunbaugh, 1971
  • The Mainstream of Civilization since 1500, Joseph R. Strayer Hans W. Gatzke, 4th ED., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, 1984

Box 2: Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy
  • New Physical Geography, Ralph Tarr, 1909
  • Elements of Physics, Amos Fisher, 1909
  • An Introduction to Astronomy, Forest Ray Moulton, MacMillan Company, 1920
  • Chemical Principles, Robert S. Boikess and Edward Edelson, 3rd ed., Harper and Row Publishers, 1932
  • Laboratory Studies in General Chemistry, William F. Ehret, 1933
  • Physics: A Textbook for Colleges, Oscar M. Stewart, 1944
  • College Chemistry, William F. Ehret, 1946
  • Elementary Laboratory Experiments in Organic Chemistry, Roger Adams and John R. Johnson, 1947
  • The Chemistry of Organic Compounds, James Bryant Conant and Albert Harold Blatt, 1948
  • An Outline of Organic Chemistry, F. Degering and 91 Assistant Editors, 1949
  • General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications, Ralph H. Petrucci, 3rd Ed., 1982
  • Student Study Guide to accompany Petrucci’s General Chemistry, Robert K. Wismer, 3rd Ed., 1982 – 2 copies
  • Biochemistry, Zubay Beoffrey, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1983
  • Organic Chemistry, Seyhan Ege, D.C Heath and Company, 1984
  • Study Guide for Organic Chemistry, Seyhan Ege, D.C Heath and Company, 1984
  • Quantitative Analysis, R. A. Day and A.L. Underwood, 5th Ed., Englewood Cliffs, 1986

Box 3: Biology, Genetics, Zoology and other life sciences
  • Biology, Gary N. Calkins, Henry Holt & Company, 1917
  • Human Physiology, Percy Goldthwait Stiles, 2nd edition, W.B. Saunders Company, 1919
  • A Laboratory Course in General Zoology, Henry Sherring Pratt, 1927
  • Genetics, Kandy D. Baumgardner and G.D Elseth, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1936
  • Vertebrate Zoology, Henry Sherring Pratt, 1938
  • Manual of Comparative Anatomy, A. Franklin Shull, 1943
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Libbie Henrietta Hyman, 1946
  • Animal Micrology, Michael F. Guyer, 1947
  • General Biology, James Watt Mavor, 1947
  • College Zoology, Robert W. Hegner, 1947
  • Microbiology: An Introduction, Gerard J. Tortora, Banjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Inc., 1948
  • Embryology of the Pig, Bradley M. Patten, 1948
  • Fundamentals of Bacteriology, Martin Frobisher, Jr., 1949
  • Early Embryology of the Chick, Bradley M. Patten, 1951
  • Zoology, Integrated Principles of, Cleveland P. Hickman, The C.V Mosby Company, 1979
  • Writing about Biology, A short Guide to, Jan A. Pechenik, Little, Brown and Company, 1987
  • Psychology Concepts in Health and Physical Education: A student manual for the course HPE H10, Health and Physical Education Department, Furman University, Greenville, S. C.

Box 4: Botany
  • Botany: Principles and Problems, Edmund W. Sinnott, 1946
  • Botany: A Textbook For Colleges, J. Ben Hill, Henry W. Popp, and Alvin R. Grove, Jr, 1967
  • Biology of Plants, Peter H. Raven and Rey F. Evert, 3rd ED., 1981
Box 5: Math, Economics, and Engineering
  • Plane and Solid Geometry, Elmer Lyman, 1908
  • New Plane Geometry, Webster Wells, 1909
  • New Solid Geometry, Webster Wells, 1909
  • Outlines of Economics, by Robert T. Ely, The Macmillan Company, 1912
  • Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, Leonard Passano, 1918
  • Analytic Geometry, Edwin Crawley, and Henry Evans, 1918
  • Electricity and Magnetism for Engineers, Harold Pender, 1918
  • Elementary Principles of Economics Together with a Short Sketch of Economic History, Richard T. Ely and George Ray Wicker, MacMillan Company, 1919
  • Plane Trigonometry, Raymond W. Brink, 1940
  • Fundamentals of Economic Geography, Nels A. Bengtson and Willem Van Royen, 1942
  • Qualitative Analysis, H.V. Anderson and T.H Hazlehurst, 1946
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry, George B. Thomas, Jr., 1953
  • Sampling Techniques, William G. Cochran, 2nd Ed., 1963
  • Choice & Chance: An Introduction to Inductive Logic, Brian Skyrms, 1966
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics, William Mendenhall, 2nd Ed., 1967
  • Functional Approach to Precalculus, Mustafa A. Munem and James P. Yizze, 1970
  • 11. Fine Mathematics with Applications, A. W. Goodman and J. S. Ratti, 1971
  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry, Edwin J. Purcell, 1972
  • Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies, Campbell R. McConnell, 1972
  • The Economy of Nature, Robert E. Ricklefs, 2nd ED., Chiron Press, 1983
  • Personal Finance, Lawrence J. Gitman, The Drtden Press, 1984

Box 6: English and Foreign Language
  • An American Anthology 1787-1900, Selections Illustrating the editor’s Critical Review of American Poetry in the 19th Century, edited by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1900
  • David: the Poet and King, Newell Dwight Hillis, Fleming H. Revell Co., 1901
  • A French Grammar for Schools and Colleges together with a Brief Reader and English Exercises, W.H. Fraser and J. Squair, D.C. Heath & Co, 1901
  • Teachers' Companion to a Modern English Grammar, by Huber Gray Buehler, New York: Newson & Co, 1902
  • Milton, Stopford A. Brooke, D. Appleton & Co., 1903
  • Ayesha: The Return of She, H. Rider Haggard, Doubleday, Page & Company, 1905
  • La Poudre aux Yeux, Benjamin W. Wells. D.C. Heath & Co, Publishers, 1905
  • Episodes from Sans Famille, Hector Malot, edited with notes and introduction by I.H.B. Spiers, D.C. Heath & Co., Publishers, 1906
  • Julius Caesar, by Shakespeare. 1906, inscribed “J.L. Plyler”
  • English Poems, selected and edited, with illustrative and explanatory notes and bibliographies, by Walter C. Bronson, University of Chicago Press, 1907
  • Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar School Edition, Basil Gildersleeve, 1907
  • A Latin Grammar, Charles E. Bennett, Allyn & Bacon, 1908
  • Silas Marner, by George Eliot. 1909, inscribed “J.W. Plyler”
  • An Introduction to Advanced English Syntax, Edwin Setzler, 1911
  • British Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Curtis Page, 1918
  • Sans Famille, Victor Francois and Jacob Greenberg, 1918
  • Lady of the Lake, by Walter Scott, 1908, inscribed “J.L. Plyer, Freshman, Jan. 7, 1910”
  • Principles of Composition, Percy H. Boynton, Ginn & Company, 1915
  • American Prose (1607-1865), selected and edited, with illustrative and explanatory notes and a bibliography by Walter C. Bronson, University of Chicago Press, 1916
  • Manual of Good English, H.N. McCracken and Helen E. Sandisno, MacMillan Company, 1918
  • Types of Great Literature, chosen by Percy Hazen Houston and John Kester Bonnell, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920
  • The College Book of Verse, Robert M. Gay, 1927
  • Graded German Readers: Books Six to Ten, Peter Hagboldt, 1934
  • Drei Manner im Schnee, Erich Kastner, 1934
  • Current English: A Study of Present-day Usage and Tendencies, Including Pronunciation, Spelling, Grammatical Practice, Word-Coining, and the Shifting of Meaning, Arthur G. Kennedy, 1935
  • Cassell’s New German and English Dictionary, Karl Breul, 1939
  • Bilderlesebuch Fur Anfanger, Gerhard Wiens, 1942
  • First Book in German, James A. Chiles and Josef Wiehr, 1942
  • The Practice of English Fundamentals, Joseph M. Bachelor and Harold L. Haley, 1945
  • An Outline of German Grammar, Eric V. Greenfield, 1946
  • A Workbook for College Composition, George C. Harwell, 1946
  • Continuing German, Otto P. Schinnerer, 1947
  • The Macmillan Handbook of English, John M. Kierzek, 1949
  • Bonjour, ca va?: An introductory course, Myrna Bell Rochester, et al., 1983
  • Principles of Speech Communication, Douglas Ehringer, Bruce E. Gronbeck, and Alan H. Monroe, 9th Brief Ed., 1984

Box 7: Education and General
  • A Brief Course in the History of Education, Paul Monroe, MacMillan Company, 1907
  • The Freshman and his College: A College Manual, Francis Cummins Lockwood, D.C. Heath & Co, 1913
  • Catalogue of High School and College Textbooks, Ginn and Company, 1916
  • Introduction to the Foundations of American Education, James A. Johnson, 6th Ed., Allyn and Bacon, Inc, 1932
  • Secondary and Middle School Teaching Methods, Leonard H. Clark and Irving S. Starr, 5th Ed., Machillan Publish Company, 1986
Box 8: Political Science
  • A Political History of Modern Europe from the Reformation to the Present Day, Ferdinand Scherill, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907
  • The English-Speaking Peoples: Their Future Relations and Joint International Obligations, George Louis Beer, MacMillan Company, 1917
  • From Isolation to Leadership: A Review of American Foreign Policy, Doubleday, Page, & Co., 1919
  • American Government and Politics, Charles A. Beard, 3rd edition, MacMillan Company, 1920
Box 9: Philosophy and Religion
  • Das neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi, Martin Luther, Philadelphia: Publikations-Gesellschaft der Baptisten, 1900.
  • Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh, Thomas Carlyle, New York: A.L. Burt, 1900.
  • An Introduction to Philosophy, Dr. Orlin Ottman Fletcher, 1914, used by James Lee Rhame, class of 1921 and Gordon Taylor, class of 1934
  • Applying Ethics: A Text with Readings, Vincent Barry, 1982
  • Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Moral Issues, Stephen Satris, 2004

Box 10: Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology
  • An Introduction to Psychology, James Angell, 1918
  • Outlines of Sociology, Frank W. Blackmar and John Lewis Gillin, MacMillan Company, 1919
  • An Introduction to the Study of Organized Labor in America, George Gorham Groat, the MacMillan Company, 1920
  • American Masters of Social Science: An Approach to the Study of the Social Sciences Through a Neglected Field of Biography, Ed. Howard W. Odum, 1927
  • Psychology in Use, J. Stanley Gray, et al., 1941
  • Psychology and Life, Floyd L. Ruch, 1941
  • Sociology, William F. Ogburn and Meyer F. Nimkoff, 3rd Ed., 1958
  • Techniques of Population Analysis, George W. Barclay, 1958
  • An Introduction to Anthropology, Ralph L. Beals and Harry Hoijer, 2nd Ed., 1959
  • Sociology: An Analysis of Life in Modern Society, Arnold W. Green, 3rd Ed., 1960
  • The Nature and Types of Sociological Theory, Don Martindale, 1960
  • Sociology, George A. Lundberg, Clarence C. Schrag, Otto N. Larsen, 3rd Ed 1963
  • The Conduct of Inquiry: Methodology for Behavioral Science, Abraham Kaplan, 1964
  • Principles of Demography, Donald J. Bogue, 1969
  • Annual Editions: Readings in Psychology, ’72-’73, 1973
  • The Developing Person Through the Life Span, Kathleen Stassen Berger, Worth Publishers, Inc., 1983
  • The Politics of American Cities: Private Power and Public Policy, Dennis R. Judd, 2nd Ed., 1984
Box 11: Business and Marketing
  • Basic Marketing: A Managerial Approach, 4th edition, E. Jerome McCarthy, 1971
Box 12: Drama
  • The Living Art: An Introduction to Theatre and Drama, Philip G. Hill, 1971Philip G. Hill. Rinehart Press, 1971.