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James Clement Furman D.D. Papers, 1827-1892

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Collection Summary

Title James Clement Furman D.D. Papers
Span Dates 1827-1892
Accession Number 1959-003
Creator Furman, James Clement, 1809-1891
Extent 7.05 linear ft. (12 boxes)
Language English
Processing History Mark B. Horner processed the collection and created the finding aid in 2000. In 2014, Brian Neumann transcribed the personal correspondence from January 6, 1845 to September 10, 1860. Julia A. Cowart updated the finding aid in 2021. 
Collection Summary

Educator and preacher. Personal and denominational correspondence, sermons, speeches, writings and notebooks. Correspondence is chiefly concerned with the Baptist denomination in South Carolina and Dr. Furman’s work as teacher and first president of Furman University.