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Researching Guilford College

This guide highlights both published and unpublished materials relating to the history of Guilford College and introduces some of the major collections available in the College Archives.

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Guilford College
5800 W Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410

Tips for Success

  • All publications listed on this page are located in Hege Library 117 and available whenever the building is open. 
  • Library use only copies are shelved immediately to the right as you enter the room. 
  • In some cases, there is also an additional copy you can check out with your Quaker card.


Founded by Friends: The Quaker Heritage of Fifteen American Colleges and Universities, edited by John W. Oliver Jr., Charles L. Cherry, and Caroline L. Cherry.  Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2007. 
[Quaker] LC571 .F68 2007

Girls Are of Infinite Importance: Life in Mary Hobbs Hall at Guilford College. Greensboro, NC: Fisher-Harrison, 1977.
[Quaker] LD 2091 G434 G57 1977

Guilford: A Quaker College, by Dorothy Lloyd Gilbert. Greensboro, NC: Jos. J. Stone and Company, 1937
[Quaker] LD 2091 G42 1937

Guilford College on the Strength of 150 Years, by Alexander R. Stoesen. Greensboro, NC: Board of Trustees, Guilford College. 1987
[Quaker] LD 2091 G42 S84 1987

Pride in the Past, by Herb Appenzeller. Greensboro, NC: Quaker Club, Guilford College, 1987. (History of Guilford College Athletics)
[Quaker] GV 691 G42 A6 1987