The Herbert L. Poole Award, sponsored by the North Carolina Friends Historical Society, is for an outstanding paper on a topic in southern Quaker history. Herbert Poole was the long-time director of the Guilford College Hege Library and editor of The Southern Friend: Journal of the North Carolina Friends Historical Society. Both amateur and professional historians are invited to apply. Papers should contribute to the greater understanding of the history of Friends in the southeastern United States with original research and are expected to be well written and properly documented. The recipient will be granted a financial award in recognition of their achievement.
The next application cycle will be for 2022. Deadlines for the 2022 awards will be posted in late 2021.
Submissions to be sent as PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org to include the paper and a current vita and/or biographical statement.