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Departmental Archives

Department Newsletters
Please browse through our department newsletters (listed by academic year) which offer a glimpse into the news of Furman's Department of History

1994-1995 | 1995-1996 | 1996-1997 | 1997-1998 | 1998-1999 | 1999-2000 | 2000-2001 | 2001-2002 | 2002-2003 | 2003-2004 | 2004-2005 | 2005-2006 | 2006-2007 | 2007-2008 | 2008-2009 | 2009-2010 | 2010-2011

Department Brochures
These brochures, geared toward prospective majors, summarize the department's strengths and assets throughout the past three decades and illustrate the development of our department over the years.

Early 1970s | Late 1970s | 1988 | 1996 |

Miscellaneous Archives
Click here for the 1973 edition of the Furman Magazine. This issue contains various history features, including articles by former faculty members Dr. Lavery, Drs. Leverette and Huff, and Dr. Block.

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Furman History Resources

History at Furman University
A short introduction to our department on Furman's admissions web site.

Furman Online Primary Source Collection (19th Century U.S.)
An expansive collection of transcriptions of primary texts from nineteenth century American history complied by our own Dr. Lloyd Benson.

History at the Furman Library
A collection of history resources available through Furman's James B. Duke Library.

Archives and Special Collections
A collection of Furman's archives and special collections.

Center for the Study of Piedmont History
Local History research, internships and resources. Involved Furman students and faculty as well as community resources.

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General History Resources

Scholar's Guide to Web Resources (from H-NET)
List of history resources: general, U.S., and associations

History Resources at the University of Kansas
The University of Kansas' "Historical Gateway of Kansa" with internet resources for a wide array of historical subjects

H-NET Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History
A how-to guide for citing sources in history and the humanities

Digital Library for Decorative Arts and Material Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Variety or online versions of leading texts and print resources

Cornell University Library Digital Collections
Featured digital collections of Cornell University's library

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African History Resources

Internet African History Sourcebook
Database containing numerous online sources for African history

Online African History Timeline
Central Oregon Community College's interactive timeline with corresponding web resources from Ancient Africa to the present.

Smithsonian's "African Voices"
Exploration of Africa's diversity and history with an interactive timeline and an extensive list of online resources under the "Learning Center" section.

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Asian History Resources

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
Database containing numerous online sources for Asian history

This Day in Asian History
An interesting site which updates each day to show the important events throughout Asian history

Ask Asia
Good general site with history blurbs, maps, and photographs

Internet India History Sourcebook
Database containing numerous online sources for Asian history

Times of India
Website for India's leading newspaper

Dawn
Pakistan's leading English newspaper

SAWNET
The South Asian Women's NETwork

SASIALIT
A forum for discussion about contemporary South Asian literature. Also has an extensive links page dealing with South Asian literature

American Institute of Indian Studies
The American Institute of Indian Studies has research centers about India along with useful links for resources on India

Manushi
Manushi is a journal of women and society in South Asia.

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European History Resources

The National Archives of France
It's in French, but recommended as a good resource

The National Library of France
A good resource with an interesting digital library

The National Archives of the United Kingdom
Records of the UK government from Domesday to the present.

The British Library
The library's "Learning area" contains some great online tools, databases, and links about English history.

Marxists.org Internet Archive
Full-text databases of the works of Marx, Engels and more

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Latin American History Resources

Internet Resources for Latin America
Extensive database of online resources compiled by the New Mexico State University Library

Latin America Network Information Center
From the University of Texas Austin-huge resource list

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Colonial Latin America
Database containing numerous online sources for Asian history

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Middle Eastern History Resources

History in the News: The Middle East
The "History" section offers several resources for Middle Eastern history from the ancient to the present

The Avalon Project at Yale University
A resource of major documents from 1916-2001

Middle East and Islamic Studies Collection
Modern Middle Eastern History resources by country from Cornell University's library

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United States History Resources

Best of History Web Sites: United States History
Large list of online resources, by subject

Colgate's Library Collection of Online Resources
Online resources by time period

Smithsonian Institute's American History Timeline
All of the Smithsonian Institute's resources conveniently arranged in a timeline of American history

The Library of Congress American Memory Project

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