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About ArcGIS

A geographic information system (GIS) creates, analyzes, and maps data.

Enslaved

Over 40,000 individuals were enslaved by the University’s founding funders. 

Funders List

View the names of the 295 Founding Funders of the University of the South.

Pledged Funds

The University’s benefactors promised funds in installments via subscription.

Personal Property

Learn about the personal and land property of Sewanee’s earliest benefactors.

Occupations

38% of subscribers were planters with amplified wealth elsewhere.