Connor Award

Robert D.W. Connor award

Each year, The Society presents the Robert D.W. Connor Award for best article in the field of North Carolina history or biography published in the North Carolina Historical Review the preceding year.

Past recipients

1953Hugh F. Rankin
1954Hugh F. Rankin
1955Paul Conkin
1956H. G. Jones
1957Diffee W. Standard and Richard W. Griffin
1958H. H. Cunningham
1959Frense A. Logan
1960Vincent P. De Santis
1961Richard L. Watson, Jr.
1962Otto H. Olsen
1963John L. Bell, Jr.
1964Richard Bardolph
1965Richard L. Watson, Jr.
1966Joseph F. Steelman
1967Joseph F. Steelman
1968Melvin L. Urofsky
1969William P. Cumming
1970Joseph F. Steelman
1971Edwin A. Miles
1972Don Higginbotham
1973Memory F. Mitchell and Thornton W. Mitchell
1974James M. Clifton
1975Peter Kent Opper
1976Roberta Sue Alexander
1977Gaines M. Foster
1978James T. Baker
1979Victor B. Howard
1980Lala Carr Steelman
1981Richard Reid
1982David D. Scarboro and William T. Auman
1983Thomas C. Parramore
1984William T. Auman
1985Marcus B. Simpson, Jr.
1986Thomas E. Jeffrey
1987Marc W. Kruman
1988Marcus B. Simpson, Jr. and Sallie W. Simpson
1989Paul D. Escott
1990Gregory De Van Massey
1991Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
1992Gordon B. McKinney
1993Kenneth R. Janken
1994David S. Cecelski
1995Jon F. Sensbach
1996Jane Turner Censer
1997Sarah Carolina Theusen
1998Patrick J. Huber
1999David C. Carter
2000Sayoko Uesugi
2001Robert B. Outland III
2002Karl E. Campbell
2003Mark L. Bradley
2004Elizabeth Gillespie McRae
2005Chris Myers Asch
2006Michelle LeMaster
2007Roger Biles
2008Mark Newman
2009David La Vere
2010Jerry Gershenhorn
2011Charles W. McKinney Jr.
2012Gael Graham
2013J. Vincent Lowery
2014Warren Milteer
2015Kenneth Janken
2016Warren T. Milteer
2017Thomas L. Howard III