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Geology
Battlement Bluffs at the Flaming Cliffs, Mongolia
from On the Trail of Ancient Man by Roy Chapman Andrews, 1926

Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. Other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives.

I. Manuscript and Archival
  • Robert Tucker Collection: contains slides of Alaskan glaciers in the mid-1980s; rock formations at Delphi, Greece; the Gordon Rocks in the Galapagos Islands; Machu Picchu and surrounding cliffs; the Swiss Alps; and various Norwegian mountains and fjords; among other landmarks.
II. Books and Published Materials
  • The Boston journal of philosophy and the arts, 1823-1824
  • Report on the Geological and Agricultural Survey of the State of South Carolina, 1844, M. Tuomey, 1844
  • Travels in North America, in the years 1841-2: with geological observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Charles Lyell, 1845
  • Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-44, Brevet Captain John C. Frémont, 1845
  • The encyclopaedia of geography: comprising a complete description of the earth, physical, statistical, civil, and political ... illustrated by eighty-two maps, and about eleven hundred other engravings on wood ... with a new map of the United States, Hugh Murray; assisted in astronomy, &c., by Prof. Wallace, geology, &c., by Prof. Jameson, botany, &c., by Professor Hooker, zoology, &c., W. Swainson, 1846
  • The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52, J.M. Gilliss, superintendent, et al., 1855-1856
  • Report on the survey of South Carolina, Oscar M. Lieber, 1856-1858
  • The religion of geology and its connected sciences, Edward Hitchcock, 1860
  • Post-Pleiocene fossils of South-Carolina, Francis S. Holmes, 1860
  • Mineralogy and chemistry: original researches by Prof. J. Lawrence Smith, John Lawrence Smith, 1873
  • Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, in charge of First Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler; ... under the direction of A.A. Humphreys, the chief of engineers, U.S. Army; published by authority of ... the secretary of war in accordance with acts of Congress of June 23, 1874, and February 15, 1875, vol. 4, 1877
  • Annual report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1876-1878
  • Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States: with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah; with maps, J.W. Powell, 1879
  • Report on the geology of the Henry Mountains, G.K. Gilbert, 1880
  • The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896. The history of its first half century, edited by George Brown Goode, 1897
  • Discourses biological and geological, Thomas H. Huxley, 1897
  • Annual report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior, 1880-1890; 1902-1903
  • The mountains of California, John Muir, 1907
  • Handbook of South Carolina; resources, institutions and industries of the state; a summary of the statistics of agriculture, manufactures, geography, climate, geology and physiography, minerals and mining, education, transportation, commerce, government, etc, etc. E. J. Watson, commissioner, South Carolina Department of Agriculture, 1908
  • On the trail of ancient man; a narrative of the field work of the Central Asiatic Expeditions, by Roy Chapman Andrews, SC. D., leader of the Central Asiatic Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History in coöperation with "Asia magazine," with an introduction and a chapter by Henry Fairfield Osborn ... with 58 photographs by J.B. Shackelford, Roy Chapman Andrews, 1926
III. Maps
  • Geognostic Map of Greenville District, South Carolina>, by Oscar M. Lieber (illustration for Report on the survey of South Carolina), 1859, Call no. QE161 .R47
  • Geognostic Map of Pickens District, South Carolina, by Oscar M. Lieber (illustration for Report on the survey of South Carolina), 1859, Call no. QE161 .R47
  • South Carolina, Greenville quadrangle, United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, 1938, Call No. G3910 1938 .G46
IV. Reference and Other Materials
  • Encyclopedia of Appalachia, edited by Rudy Abramson and Jean Haskell; managing editor, Jill Oxendine; deputy managing editor, Troy Gowen, 2006, Reference Collection
  • Atlas of major Texas oil reservoirs, W.E. Galloway et al., 1983, Reference Collection
  • Surface and subsurface stratigraphy, structure, and aquifers of the South Carolina Coastal Plain, 1983, Reference Collection
  • Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography from the origins to 1978, William A. S. Sarjeant, 1980, Reference Collection
  • World atlas of geology and mineral deposits, Duncan R. Derry, assisted by Laurence Curtis et al., 1980, Reference Collection
  • Geological atlas of alpine Europe and adjoining alpine areas, M. Lemoine, 1978, Reference Collection

  • Why geology matters: decoding the past, anticipating the future, Doug Macdougall, 2011, Science Library General Collection
  • Mantle convection for geologists, Geoffrey F. Davies, 2011, Science Library General Collection
  • Economic geology: principles and practice: metals, minerals, coal and hydrocarbons - introduction to formation and sustainable exploitation of mineral deposits, Walter L. Pohl, 2011, Science Library General Collection
  • Plate tectonics: continental drift and mountain building, Wolfgang Frisch, Martin Meschede, Ronald Blakey, 2011, Science Library General Collection
  • Environmental hydrogeology, Philip E. LaMoreaux et al., 2009, Science Library General Collection
  • Worlds before Adam: the reconstruction of geohistory in the age of reform, Martin J.S. Rudwick, 2008, Science Library General Collection
V. Online Resources at Furman
  • GeoRef: indexes journal articles, book chapters, maps, conference papers, and dissertations in the geosciences. From the American Geological Institute.
  • GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources. Focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues.