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Quaker Archives Fellowships and Awards

Information for researchers seeking funding and awards relating to topics relating to resources in Guilford College's Quaker Archives.

Herbert L. Poole Award

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.

Submissions to be sent as email to with subject line "Poole Award." Provide the paper for consideration and a current vita and/or biographical statement as PDF attachments.