Girl Scout & Girl Guide Equipment Catalogs
Girl Scout & Girl Guide Handbooks
Girl Scout Leader Magazines - Valuable for updating or changing information on programs as well as changes in uniforms/pins/badges.
Girl Scout Collector's Guide - Degenhardt/Kirsch - Out Of Print, but going to be reissued (and hopefully updated)!
Stong on detailed information of uniforms, most official pins, badges, officially published items and insignia up
to 1987. Weak in other areas of other GS collectibles; jewelry, hankerchiefs, dolls, cross-over promotional items, etc.
Scouting Dolls Through the Years - Sutton - just published
The History of Girl Guides - Kerr - out of print but fairly easy to find.
Trefoil Around the World - all editions were useful. Updated regularly.
Historical Record of Girl Scouting in Pierce County (Washington State) - compiled by Mrs. Robin Otis, published
locally around 1968. Helpful in identifying the Juliette Low World Friendship Fund pins and their requirements.
And the Fence Came Down, local history of Tennessee GS Councils, Maienschein,
Joyce K., & Eileen A. Neiler , 1993. Helpful in researching details
of roundups and encampments.
Memories For A Lifetime, A History of Tanasi Girl Scout Council, compiled by Jerry Warwick and other GS volunteers,
1995. Helpful in the researching of details for roundups and encampments.
Some badge images came from "On My Honor" and "Whene'er You Make A Promise" by Hunt and Ross. These colorful
paperdoll books were very helpful in sorting out the confusing cross badges of the early years and well as clarifying other
Online Auctions - I collected the scanned images of rare or unique items from these resources. Since items were for sale,
ownership of the image is questionable and unable to be listed.