Part of the collection is stamped with a red “01” [Acc. 1959-01] indicating that the materials were found in the library in 1959, having been given at some point to the S.C. Baptist Collection on the downtown campus before the move to the new campus.
Richard Furman descendants: Mrs. Walter J. Herbert gave items marked by a red “12” in December 1959 [Acc. 1959-012]; Alester G. Furman, Jr. gave part of the collection on Apr 1, 1960; Alester G. Furman gave materials marked with a red “18” in 1960 (Acc. 1960-018).
Items were added to the collection in September 1960 and are marked with a red "20" [Acc. 1960-20].
Mrs. R.S. Maxwell, Sr. gave material marked with a “92” in May 1970 [Acc. 1970-092].
Biographical material added by Furman family and the university was transferred to the S.C. Biographies file for Richard Furman (1755-1825).
Artist’s sketch (print) of Richard Furman [Map Case 4, Drawer 7: S.C. Baptists]
Correspondence from the collection was transcribed in the book, Richard Furman: Life and Legacy by James S. Rogers, 1985. Other material was transcribed in Life and works of Dr. Richard Furman, D.D. : being a compilation of biographical tributes on, and sermons, addresses and circular letters by Richard Furman ; compiled and edited by G. William Foster, Jr., 2004