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Damon Douglas Hickey

Damon Douglas Hickey, American library director. Recipient Twiford Religious History Book award North Carolina Society of Historians, Inc., 1998.


  • Hickey, Damon Douglas was born on October 30, 1942 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas Earl and Ethel Elizabeth (Place) Hickey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rice University, 1965. Master of Divinity, Princeton Seminary, New Jersey, 1968. Certified in clinical pastoral care, Institute of Religion, Houston, 1969.

      Medical Science Liaison Society, University North Carolina, 1975. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, 1989.


    • Associate pastor First Presbyterian Church, Irving, Texas, 1969-1971, Southminster Presbyterian Church, Oklahoma City, 1971-1972. Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Moore, 1971—1972. Catalog library University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1972-1973.

      Acting curator rare books Duke University, Durham, 1973-1974. Associate library director Guilford College, Greensboro, 1975-1991, curator Friends History Collection, 1980-1991. Director library College Wooster, Ohio, since 1991.

      Adjunct assistan professor history Guilford College, 1990—1991.



    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member of American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries (chair college libraries section since 2004), History Society North Carolina (elect), Friends History Association, Southern History Association, Organization American Historians, North Carolina Friends History Society (board directors 1977-1991), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Alpha Theta.



    Church work, baseball.


    • Married Mary Lyons Temple, May 27, 1967. 1 child Doralyn Temple Hickey Rossmann.
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    Born October 30, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1965
      Rice University
    • 1968
      Princeton Seminary
    • 1969
      Institute of Religion
    • 1975
      University North Carolina
    • 1982
      University North Carolina
    • 1989
      University South Carolina
    • 1969 - 1971
      Associate, pastor First Presbyterian Church
      Irving, Texas, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      Associate, pastor First Presbyterian Church
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      pastor First Presbyterian Church
      Moore, South Carolina, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      catalog library University North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      acting curator rare books Duke University
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1975 - 1991
      associate, library director Guilford College
      Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
    • 1980 - 1991
      associate, library director Guilford College
    • 1991
      director, library College Wooster
      Ohio, United States
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