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Furman University Separation From S.C. Baptist Convention
Furman University Old Main campus downtown, ca. 1920

I. Manuscript and Archival Materials
    Furman University Archives
  • Furman-Baptist Split, Newspaper Clippings 1990-1993, 1998
  • Robert D. Shrum Papers pertain to Furman's separation from SC Baptist Convention
  • Record Group 00/021 Split with SC Baptist Convention- materials from multiple departments
  • Record Group 03/012 John Edwin Johns, President 1976-1994, regarding the split.
  • Record Group 30/012 Marguerite Hays, University Relations director, largely public-relations-related materials regarding the split.
II. Books and Published Materials
  • Religious identity on a slippery slope : Furman University and Mercer University during the 1990s, Mark Allan Taylor, 2000, Call No. LD1871.F72 T39 2000 Oversize
  • Baptist Courier, Newspaper - Microfilm, 1869-1997
  • South Carolina Baptist Convention Annuals - 1842-2010, contains reports re: Furman University
III. CD/DVD/Cassette Tape
  • Changes to the charter [sound recording] : (speaking to the student body), 1990, Call No. MISCD00126
  • Furman Baptist separation 1991 SC Baptist Convention [videorecording], Call No. LD1871.F72 F8735 1991b
  • John E. John's address to faculty : (Furman-SC Baptist separation) [sound recording], 1991, Call No. MISCD00212
  • Press conference Furman-SC Baptist separation [sound recording], 1991, Call No. MISCD00211
  • Press conference Furman-SC Baptist separation [videorecording], 1991, Call No. LD1871.F72 F8735 1991c
  • Ray Rust Furman statement [videorecording] : July 30, 1991, Call No. LD1871.F72 F873 1991
  • Press conference [videorecording] : April 6, 1992, Call No. LD1871.F72 F8735 1992
  • Special called convention [videorecording] : May 15, 1992, Call No. LD1871.F72 F87356 1992, v. 1-2
IV. Web Sites