Furman University History Department


Mission Statement

The Huff Center at Furman University is dedicated to promoting a broader and deeper appreciation of the rich local history of Greenville and the Piedmont region of the South. In this effort, the Center supports original research projects by Furman students and faculty, as well as outside scholars; sponsors lectures and symposia on topics related to the history of the Piedmont; oversees internships for Furman under-graduates at local historical sites and museums; promotes the acquisition of relevant primary research materials by the Furman University Library; and encourages University faculty to incorporate local history into Furman's curriculum.

Contact Information

The Huff Center
Dr. Stephen O'Neill, Director
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 26913


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Want to get involved with the Huff Center?

  • Independent Study
  • Furman Advantage Research Fellows and Internships
  • Furman in Charleston (Summer)
  • HST 237
  • HST 501
  • HST 505