Spanning the 1700s to the present day—with a focus on the people of Greensboro, Guilford County and Piedmont North Carolina—our Archives houses manuscripts, photographs, printed materials, artwork and audiovisual materials.
• Manuscripts – family, individual and organizational papers
• Photographs, prints & drawings
• Printed materials – books, maps, City Directories, ads etc.
Notable collections include resources documenting the lives and work of author William Sidney Porter (O. Henry) and First Lady Dolley Madison.
A broad range of materials with a Greensboro focus include collections from local African American educator Abraham H. Peeler of J. C. Price School and the World War II letters of Beth and Lewis Puckett.