Furman Bisher's notes, papers, correspondence and ephemera are gradually being made available for researchers, historians, students and the general public. They are a useful primary source for sports history and regional history of the southeastern United States.
Hargrett Library, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia - Furman's archives of reporter's notebooks, containing raw notes of interviews, thoughts, ideas, etc. "This collection primarily consists of notebooks created by Bisher to record sporting events, article ideas, and interviews with various athletes. The notes cover a wide range of sports at the professional and college level. Included are notes covering the World Series, Super Bowl, Masters, Kentucky Derby, and five Olympic games. There are clippings documenting Bisher's column from Charlotte News, Atlanta Journal, and Atlanta Journal Constitution. The research/ professional files include clippings, correspondence, and printed materials about the Masters. Also included are certificates and plaques documenting Bisher's successful career."
Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Georgia - Furman's incoming correspondence files, dating from the late 1940s until his death in 2012.
University of North Carolina, School of Journalism, Chapel Hill, North Carolina - Furman's trusty old desktop Royal typewriter resides here...
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Macon, Georgia - Furman's awards and lots of his sports memorabilia reside here.