Special Award

The Special Award recognizes those who have made significant special contributions to the Alaska Historical Society and the promotion and understanding of Alaska history. This award is not given every year.

2013
Barbara Sweetland Smith
2012
Laurence A. Goldin
2010
James H. Ducker
2008
Kay Shelton
2007
Dave Merrill
2004
Sande McDermott
2001
Diane Brenner (Museums Alaska) and Yurii Popof
2000
Karen Lavery (Fairbanks Downtown Association), and Richard Hanscom (Alaska Token Collector)
1998
Family of Dorothy Clifton
1997
George A. Hall
1996
Joan M. Antonson
1995
James H. Ducker
1986
George A. Hall
1985
Robert N. DeArmond, Robert Henning
1984
John H. Cloe, Michael F. Monaghan
1983
Michael S. Kennedy
1980
Lu Rowinski
1979
Waldo Bodfish