Contributions to Alaska History Award

The Contributions to Alaska History Award is special recognition to individuals or groups that have made significant contributions to the Alaska Historical Society and the promotion and understanding of Alaska history. This award was first given in 2001.

2017
Dr. Mikhail Malakhov for documenting the travels of Russian traders and explorers in Alaska
2015
49 Writers, Katherine J. Ringsmuth
2014

Larry Hibpshman who was the Senior Archivist at the Alaska State Archives from 1988 until his retirement earlier this year. The award specifically notes his work as project director for the Exxon Valdez records project.
2013
Karen Brewster, Victor Fischer, Charles Wohlforth, Rex A. Wilhelm, Audrey and Bruce Kelly
2012
Katherine J. Ringsmuth, Thomas F.Thornton
2011
Ray Bonnell, Mike Blackwell, Marie Darlin, and Jim Geraghty, and Suellyn Wright-Novak
2010
Mary C. Mangusso, Stephen W. Haycox, Brenda Dates Campen
2009
John Bockstoce
2008
Stan Cohen, Jacquelin “Jackie” Pels
2007
Candy Waugaman
2006
Kathryn “Kay” Shelton
2004
Ted C. Hinckley
2003
William Schneider
2002
Richard A. Pierce
2001
Frederica de Laguna