Award for outstanding paper on a topic in southern Quaker history

Gwen Gosney Erickson's picture
June 30, 2018
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Local History, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies

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.  

Deadline for submission is June 30. Submission sent as PDF attachments to to include the paper and a current vita and/or biographical statement.

Contact Info: 

Gwen Gosney Erickson, Librarian and Archivist, Guilford College

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