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Furman History and Traditions

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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Greenville, S.C.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) was established In Greenville, S.C. in 1859 with Furman University’s theological department. The seminary moved to Louisville, Ky. in 1877.

We have the following manuscript collections from alums of the SBTS in Greenville that contain lecture notes or student work:

  • Thomas Crymes’ Papers, SBTS materials 1867, 1870 and undated
  • Richard Judson Towill Class Notes, SBTS materials 1867-1868
  • John Hugh Dargan Family Papers, SBTS materials 
  • Andrew J.S. Thomas Papers, SBTS material 1875-1876