North Caroliniana Society Awards

(Year, Recipient, Recordings, Speakers)

1978 - Paul Green - no recording preserved
17 March 1978, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: N. Ferebee Taylor, Victor Dalmas, William S. Powell, Robert Morgan, Elizabeth Lay Green, Paul Green. See Elizabeth Lay Green (with preface by Jonathan Daniels), The Paul Green I Know (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1978).

1979 - Albert Coates - 2 cassettes
6 April 1979, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: N. Ferebee Taylor, Sam J. Ervin, Jr., Susie Sharp, Gladys Hall Coates, William S. Powell, Albert Coates. See Gladys Hall Coates (with preface by Susie Sharp), The Albert Coates I Know (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1979).

1980 - Sam J. Ervin, Jr. - 1 cassette
20 June 1980, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Albert Coates, T. Harry Gatton, Dan K. Moore, Jean Conyers Ervin, Archie K. Davis, Sam J. Ervin, Jr. See Jean Conyers Ervin, The Sam Ervin I Know (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1980).

1981 - Sam Ragan - 1 cassette
1 May 1981, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Walter Spearman, Elizabeth S. Ives, Robert W. Scott, Neil Morgan, William S. Powell, Sam Ragan. See Neil Morgan, Sam Ragan (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1981).

1982 - Gertrude S. Carraway - 1 cassette
7 May 1982, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Robert L. Stallings, Jr., Robert W. Scott, Mrs. Richard D. Shelby, Sam Ragan, William S. Powell, Gertrude Sprague Carraway. See Sam Ragan, Gertrude Sprague Carraway (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1982).

1983 - John Fries Blair - 1 cassette
20 May 1983, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Sam Ragan, Albert Coates, Archie K. Davis, Margaret Blair McCuiston, John Fries Blair. See Margaret Blair McCuiston, John Fries Blair (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1983).

1984 - William C. Friday and Ida H. Friday - 1 cassette
4 May 1984, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Georgia Carroll Kyser, William B. Aycock, Archie K. Davis, Ida Howell Friday, William Clyde Friday. See Georgia Carroll Kyser and William Brantley Aycock, William Clyde Friday and Ida Howell Friday (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1984).

1985 - William S. Powell - 1 cassette
14 June 1985, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: David Stick, William C. Friday, Archie K. Davis, William S. Powell. See David Stick and William C. Friday, William S. Powell, North Carolina Historian (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1985).

1986 - Mary B .D. T. Semans and James H. Semans - 1 cassette
22 May 1986, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: W. Kenneth Goodson, Mary Trent Jones, James D. Semans, Archie K. Davis, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, James Hustead Semans. See W. Kenneth Goodson, Mary and Jim Semans, North Carolinians (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1986).

1987 - David Stick - [2 cassettes including afternoon address]
15 October 1987, Wilson Library (afternoon) and Carolina Inn (banquet). Afternoon: William S. Powell, David Stick. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Willis P. Whichard, Margaret Taylor Harper, W. Ray White, McNeill Smith, Archie K. Davis, David Stick. See David Stick, A Half Century in Coastal History (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1987).

1988 - William M. Cochrane - [3 cassettes including afternoon address]
3 June 1988, Wilson Library (afternoon) and Carolina Inn (banquet) Afternoon: Archie K. Davis, Gladys Hall Coates, William M. Cochrane. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Henry W. Lewis, William C. Friday, Archie K. Davis, William McWhorter Cochrane. See William McWhorter Cochrane, A Third of a Century in Senate Cloakrooms (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1988).

1989 - Emma Neal Morrison - 1 cassette
9 June 1989, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Douglas Hunt, William S. Powell, Ida H. Friday, William C. Friday, Archie K. Davis, Emma Neal McQueen Morrison. See Ida Howell Friday, The Emma Neal Morrison I Know (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1989).

1990 - Burke Davis - 2 cassettes
25 May 1990, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: William D. Snider, William C. Friday, Angela Davis-Gardner, Archie K. Davis, Burke Davis. See Angela Davis-Gardner, My Father, Burke Davis (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1990). Note: Tape begins with meeting of the membership and Board of Directors earlier in the afternoon.

1991 - Lawrence F. London - [1 cassette including afternoon interview]
7 June 1991, Wilson Library (afternoon) and Carolina Inn (banquet). Afternoon: Roberta Engleman, interviewer. Interviewee: Lawrence F. London. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: J. Carlyle Sitterson, Henry W. Lewis, George E. London, William S. Powell, Lawrence Foushee London. See Lawrence F. London, A Half Century with Rare Books (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1991).

1992 - Frank H. Kenan - 1 cassette
24 April 1992, Carolina Inn. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, Thomas Steven Kenan III, William C. Friday, Archie K. Davis, Frank Hawkins Kenan. See Archie K. Davis, Frank Hawkins Kenan: An Appreciation (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1992). Note: Tape begins with meeting of membership and Board of Directors earlier in the afternoon.

1993 - Charles Kuralt - [1 cassette afternoon address only]
21 May 1993, Hanes Auditorium (afternoon) and Carolina Inn (banquet). Afternoon: William C. Friday, Charles Bishop Kuralt. [No recording of Banquet preserved. H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Wallace H. Kuralt, Jr., William C. Friday, Charles Bishop Kuralt.] See Charles Kuralt, Growing Up in North Carolina and Wallace H. Kuralt, Jr., The Uncommon Laureate (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1993). Note: Tape begins with meeting of membership and of Board of Directors.

1994 - North Carolina Collection Sesquicentennial - Archie K. Davis and H.G.Jones - 1 cassette
21 May 1994, Carolina Inn. H.G. Jones, MC. Speakers: William C. Friday, Paul Hardin, William S. Powell, John L. Sanders, Joe A. Hewitt. See H. G. Jones (editor), Historical Consciousness in the Early Republic The Origins of State Historical Societies, Museums, and Collections, 1791-1861 (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1995).

1995 - J. Carlyle Sitterson & LeRoy T. Walker - 1 cassette
19 May 1995, George Watts Hill Alumni Center. William S. Powell, MC. Speakers: William C. Friday, LeRoy T. Walker, Willis P. Whichard, Simon C.Sitterson, Jr. See William C. Friday and Willis P. Whichard, Chancellors Extraordinary: J. Carlyle Sitterson and LeRoy T. Walker (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1995).

1996 - Hugh MacRae Morton - 2 cassettes
7 June 1996, Carroll Hall [afternoon], John Sprunt Hill Ballroom, Carolina Inn [banquet]. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, Hugh Morton. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Edward L. Rankin, Jr., William C. Friday, Charles Kuralt, Willis P. Whichard, Hugh Morton. See Hugh M. Morton, Sixty Years with a Camera (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1996).

1997 - John L. Sanders - 2 cassettes
30 May 1997, Wilson Library [afternoon], John Sprunt Hill Ballroom, Carolina Inn [banquet]. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, John L. Sanders. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Banks C. Talley, Jr., Henry W. Lewis, Timothy E. Newman, Willis P. Whichard, John L. Sanders. See John L. Sanders, William Gaston as a Public Man (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1997).

1998 - Doris Waugh Betts [no audio recording but see video in NCC by Ronald Giduz]
12 June 1998, Wilson Library [afternoon], John Sprunt Hill Ballroom, Carolina Inn [banquet]. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, Doris Betts. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Elizabeth Evans, Lewellyn Betts, Max Steele (read by William Friday), Willis P. Whichard, Doris Betts. See Doris Waugh Betts, My Love Affair with Carolina (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1998).

1999 - Reynolds Price - 2 cassettes
9 June 1999, Friday Center for Continuing Education. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, Reynolds Price. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Robert Odom, Melissa Malouf, William S. Price, Jr., Willis P. Whichard, Reynolds Price. See Reynolds Price, A Single but Huge Distinction (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 1999).

2000 - Richard Hampton Jenrette - 2 cassettes
12 May 2000, Friday Center for Continuing Education. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, Richard H. Jenrette. Banquet: H.G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Frank Daniels, Jr., John L. Sanders, C. D. Spangler, Jr., Willis P. Whichard, Richard Jenrette. See H. G. Jones (ed.), Richard Jenrette’s Adventures in Historic Preservation (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2000).

2001 - Wilma Dykeman - 1 cassette
16 June 2001, North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, George Briggs, Wilma Dykeman. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Dykeman Stokely, James R.Stokely III, Robert Morgan, Willis P. Whichard, Wilma Dykeman. See Wilma Dykeman, Roots and Branches (Chapel Hill: North Carolinania Society, 2001).

2002 - Frank Borden Hanes, Sr. - [No audio recording but 1 videotape in NCC]
12 April 2002, William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, Frank Borden Hanes, Sr. Banquet: H. G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Robin Hanes, Nancy Hanes White, Frank Borden Hanes, Jr., Willis P. Whichard, Frank Borden Hanes, Sr. See Frank Borden Hanes, Sr., Glimmers in the Gloaming (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2002).

2003 - Maxine McMahon Swalin - [1 unedited videocassette by Roland Giduz of Humber's address; 1 videocassette of banquet by Carolina Inn; both in NCC]
7 May 2003, John Sprunt Hill Ballroom, Carolina Inn. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, John L. Humber (History of North Carolina Symphony). Banquet: H.G. Jones, MC. Speakers: William C. Friday, Willis P. Whichard, Maxine McMahon Swalin. See Maxine Swalin, Coming of Age in North Carolina's Fifth Century [Which also includes John Humber's The North Carolina Symphony, The People's Orchestra] (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2003).

2004 - W. Trent Ragland, Jr. - [1 audio cassette of Ragland's afternoon address; 1 videocassette of banquet proceedings, both in NCC]
12 May 2004, Carolina Country Club, Raleigh, NC. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, W. Trent Ragland, Jr. (Reflections). Banquet: H. G. Jones, Laura Carpenter Bingham, Sherwood H. Smith, Jr., Anna Ragland Hayes, Willis P. Whichard, W. Trent Ragland, Jr. See W. Trent Ragland, Jr., Reflections (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2004).

2004 - Special Award - Elizabeth Vann Moore. - [No record, but see below]
24 April 2004, presented during third Elizabeth Vann Moore Biennial Series for Historic Preservation, Albemarle Plantation, Perquimans County. Summary published in Annual Report of the North Caroliniana Society, 2003-2004, pp. 15-16. Speakers: H.G. Jones, Willis P. Whichard, Elizabeth Vann Moore.

2005 - Special Award - W. Dallas Herring. - 1 audio cassette
7 May 2005, presented during joint luncheon meeting with the Duplin County Historical Society at the Rose Hill Restaurant, Rose Hill, NC. H.G. Jones, MC. Speaker: H. David Bruton. Presentation by Willis P. Whichard. Response by W. Dallas Herring.

2005 - John Hope Franklin. - [2 video cassettes; one video cassette of presentation of North Caroliniana Book Award to Timothy B. Tyson and main address by John Hope Franklin, and another of evening program, both in NCC. Also one weak audio tape in NCS files of afternoon session.]
21 May 2005, William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill NC. Afternoon; Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Timothy B. Tyson accepting North Caroliniana Book Award; John Hope Franklin speaking on The North Carolina Conundrum. Banquet: H.G. Jones, MC. Speakers: Eric D. Anderson, Alfred Moss, Jr., Willis P. Whichard, John Hope Franklin. See John Hope Franklin, North Carolina Conundrum (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2005).

2006 - Betty Ray McCain. - [One DVD of Betty Ray McCain’s address, "The Goodliest Land," and one DVD of evening program. Also one audio cassette of afternoon business session.]
20 April 2006, William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill NC. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Betty Ray McCain speaking on "The Goodliest Land." Banquet: Bland Simpson, MC; Betsy Buford, Mary Eloise McCain Hassell, Paul Pressly McCain, III, Willis P. Whichard, Betty Ray McCain. See Betty Ray McCain, The Goodliest Land (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2006).

2006 - Special Award - Joseph Flake Steelman. - 1 audio cassette
3 June 2006, Joint Meeting of North Caroliniana Society with Pitt County Historical Society at Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church, Greenville, N.C. H.G. Jones, MC. Speaker: Maurice C. York. Presentation by Willis P. Whichard. Response by Joseph F. Steelman.

2007 - Special Award - William Brantley Aycock. - - 1 audio cassette
22 March 2007, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, Chapel Hill, NC. Afternoon Reception. Willis P. Whichard, presiding. Speaker: Judith W. Wegner. Response by William B. Aycock. See Judith Welch Wegner, William B. Aycock: Our Champion (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2007).

2007 - Fred Chappell. - - [1 audio cassette of Chappell's address; 1 of evening tributes; 1 DVD of afternnon and evening sessions.]
15 May 2007, Elliott University Center, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Fred Chappell speaking on "Center of the Universe." Banquet: James W. Clark, Jr., MC. Speakers: Kelly Cherry, J. Peder Zane, George Singleton, Marianne Gingher. See Fred Chappell, Center of the Universe (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2007).

2008 - Shirley Taylor Frye and Henry E. Frye. - 1 DVD (afternoon and banquet)
29 May 2008, Alumni Event Center, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Shirley Frye speaking on "From Fremont to Greensboro and Beyond" and Henry Frye speaking on "From Ellerbe to Chief Justice and Beyond." Banquet: Martin H. Brinkley, MC. Speakers: Charles L. Becton, Velma Speight-Buford, Whitney Frye, Willis P. Whichard, Shirley Frye, and Henry Frye. See Shirley Taylor Frye and Henry E. Frye, A Historic Occasion (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2009).

2008 - Special Award - Robert W. Scott and Jessie Rae Scott. - [No recording but see below]
29 June 2008, Alamance Community College, Graham. Willis P. Whichard, presiding; H. G. Jones speaking. Revised address published in H. G. Jones, Robert W. Scott and the Preservation of North Carolina History (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2009).

2009 - James E. Holshouser, Jr. - 1 cassette (afternoon and banquet)
22 May 2009, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; James E. Holshouser, Jr., speaking on "Surprise of the Century" and William C. Friday on "His Torch Burns Brightly." Banquet: Laurence A. Cobb, Larnie G. Horton, Sr., Willis P Whichard. See James E. Holshouser, Jr., Surprise of the Century (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2009).

2010 - Bland Simpson. - - 1 CD (afternoon and banquet)
21 May 2010, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Bland Simpson speaking on "The Grandfathers." Banquet: Martin H. Brinkley, MC. Speakers: Jack Betts, Lucinda H. MacKethan, Frank G. Queen, Willis P. Whichard, Bland Simpson. Music: Bland Simpson and Joseph Terrell. See Bland Simpson, The Grandfathers (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society, 2010).

2011 - Lindsay C. Warren, Jr. - 1 CD (afternoon and banquet)
29 April 2011, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Lindsay C. Warren, Jr., speaking on "A Resumé of Two Historic Adventures." Banquet: Martin H. Brinkley, MCl Speakers: Fred H. Worthy, Jr., J. Dickson Phillips, Adrienne Worthington, Emily McNair, Grace Johnston. See Lindsay C. Warren, Jr., A Resumé of Two Historic Adventures (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society Imprint 50, 2011).

2012 - Lee Smith. - 1 CD (afternoon and banquet)
17 May 2012, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Lee Smith speaking on "Faces and Places of My Heart." Banquet: Martin H. Brinkley, MC. Speakers: Lucinda MacKethan; Barbara Bates Smith. See Lee Smith, Faces and Places of My Heart (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society Imprint 51, 2012).

2013 - Thomas W. Lambeth. -
25 April 2013, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Thomas W. Lambeth speaking on "A Love Affair with an Entire State." Banquet: Martin H. Brinkley, MC. Speakers: Jack Betts; Joel Fleishman; Hunter Lambeth. See Thomas W. Lambeth, A Love Affair with an Entire State (Chapel Hill: North Caroliniana Society Imprint 52, 2013).

2014 - Myrick Howard. -
8 May 2014, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afternoon: Willis P. Whichard, presiding; Myrick Howard speaking on his work with Preservation North Carolina. Banquet: Willis P. Whichard, MC. Speakers: Denise R. Barnes; Samuel W. Johnson; Steven D. Schuster; Gwynne S. Taylor.


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