VIRGINIA VAN DER VEER HAMILTON AWARD
The Virginia Van Der Veer Hamilton Award is given based upon contributions to Alabama history which encourage joint endeavors and mutual understanding among nonprofessional and professional historians.
2022 Virginia V. Hamilton Award
The Alabama Historical Association’s Virginia V. Hamilton Award honors contributions to Alabama history that promote an appreciation of and better understanding of Alabama history among the general public. The award is named in honor of preeminent Alabama historian Dr. Virginia Van deer Veer Hamilton.
Nomination packets should include the following:
1) Letter of nomination (not to exceed two pages) that outlines the nominee’s accomplishments;
2) Supporting materials and documentation of accomplishments;
3) Letters of support (not to exceed five).
Nomination packets must be sent to the following committee chair by January 15, 2022. Electronic submission is preferred.
Alabama Humanities Alliance
1100 Ireland Way, #202
Birmingham, AL 35205
2019: Frazine Taylor
2017: Mary Ann Neeley
2015: Elizabeth Wells
2013: Jim Baggett
2011: Virginia Pounds Brown
2009: Jay Lamar
2007: B.B. Comer Memorial Library, Sylacauga, Alabama
2005: Wayne Flynt
2003: Leah Rawls Atkins
2001: Mary Jane McDaniel and Lee Allen
1999: Hardy Jackson
1996: Robert Stewart
1993: Ed Bridges
1991: Michael Thomason