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Research By Subject
Assisting the Furman community is a fundamental service of the Special Collections and Archives department. Sharing and highlighting these resources is one way in which we provide assistance. Listed below are several links to assist students, faculty and other researchers.

Introduction to Special Collections and Archives including location, hours, an explanation of primary and secondary sources, guidance for citing archival and manuscript sources, deciphering handwriting, and more.

American History and Culture includes guides for Culinary Americana, American Holidays, American Indians, American Public Discourse, North America to 1877, Race Relations, South Carolina, New Orleans, Newspapers and more.

American Revolutionary, Civil, Spanish-American, and World War Resources

Architecture

Artifacts Inventories

Asian History and Culture includes the Asian Artifacts collection, 19th and 20th century Baptist Missionary Accounts from Asia, the International Map Collection, and Nineteenth Century Colonialism resources.

Baptist Resources

Books on Books

Children's Literature

Clothing History

Cultural Mores and Customs

European History and Culture, including guides to resources on the Vikings, Medieval Europe, the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, the English Civil War, the French Revolution and Napoleonic Era, French Language and Culture, and Spanish Language and Cultures.

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Furman University Sources

Genealogical Resources

Historic Textbooks Collections

History of Medicine

Map Collections

Natural History Resources including flora, fauna, geology, and bodies of water.

Nineteenth Century Resources

Race Relations

Religion Resources

Resources on Sports

South Carolina History and Culture

Travel Literature Resources

Women's Studies Resources