PNW History Award


The plaque for the Pacific Northwest History Award, which was first given in 1986.

Pacific Northwest History Award

The annual award was given at the Friday evening banquet that opened each Annual Conference from 1986 until 1996. Beginning in 1997, the annual January business meeting developed into a banquet, at which the Pacific Northwest History Award was presented before the assembled membership.

  • 1986 Murray Morgan
  • 1987 Lucille McDonald
  • 1988 Robert E. Burke
  • 1989 Keith Murray
  • 1990 Charles P. LeWarne
  • 1991 Richard C. Berner
  • 1992 Doris Pieroth, and Jane Sanders
  • 1994 Norman H. Clark
  • 1995 Esther Hall Mumford
  • 1996 Ruth E. Kirk
  • 1997 Robert E. Ficken
  • 1998 John Frazier Henry
  • 1999 [no award presented]
  • 2000 Joyce Justice, and William H. Woodward
  • 2001 Paul Dorpat
  • 2002 John M. McClelland, Jr.
  • 2003 David L. Nicandri
  • 2004 Karyl Winn
  • 2005 Dan Peterson
  • 2006 Lorraine C. McConaghy
  • 2007 Walt Crowley
  • 2008 Jacqueline B. Williams
  • 2009 Reed W. Jarvis
  • 2010 Charles G. Payton, Jr.
  • 2011 Robert C. Carriker
  • 2012 John M. Findlay
  • 2013 Institution: ¬†University of Washington Press
  • 2013 Individual: Randy Schnabel