Award Winners Bancroft Prize Winners List

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List of Bancroft Prize winners from every year the award has been given out. All Bancroft Prize winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Bancroft Prize award are listed along with photos for every Bancroft Prize winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Bancroft Prize award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Bancroft Prize are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Bancroft Prize winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Bancroft Prize winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Bancroft Prize winners of all time. Anybody who won the Bancroft Prize usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Bancroft Prize-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Bancroft Prize, so most of the famous Bancroft Prize winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Bancroft Prize?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you're on. List contains items like Robert D. Richardson and David Nasaw. (148 items)

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Alan Dawley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Alan Dawley was a professor of history at The College of New Jersey. Dawley was a 1965 graduate of Oberlin College, and completed his M.A. and Ph.D. at Harvard University. He then joined the ...more

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Alan Gallay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Alan Gallay is an American historian. He specializes in the Atlantic World and Early American history, including issues of slavery. He won the Bancroft Prize in 2003 for his The Indian Slave ...more

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Alan Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Alan Shaw Taylor is an American historian specializing in early United States history. He is the author of a number of books about the colonial history of the United States, the American ...more

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Alexander L. George is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Alexander L. George was an American behavioral scientist. He was the Graham H. Stuart Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Stanford University.

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Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Alfred DuPont Chandler, Jr. was a professor of business history at Harvard Business School and Johns Hopkins University, who wrote extensively about the scale and the management structures of ...more

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Alice Kessler-Harris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Alice Kessler-Harris is the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History at Columbia University, in New York City and former president of the Organization of American Historians. She ...more

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Allan M. Brandt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Allan Morris Brandt is a historian of medicine and the Amalie Kass Professor of History of Medicine and Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. He is an author of several ...more

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Allan Nevins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Joseph Allan Nevins was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as President Grover Cleveland, ...more

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Anthony F. C. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Anthony Francis Clarke Wallace is a Canadian-American anthropologist who specializes in Native American cultures, especially the Iroquois. His research expresses an interest in the intersection ...more

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Arthur N. Holcombe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Arthur Norman Holcombe was an American historian, and educator.

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Arthur S. Link is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Arthur S. Link was a leading American historian and a scholarly authority on Woodrow Wilson.

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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. was an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual. A specialist in American history, much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century ...more

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Barry W. Higman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Barry W. Higman is a 1987 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.

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Bernard Bailyn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Bernard Bailyn is an American historian, author, and professor specializing in U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary-era History. He has been a professor at Harvard University since 1953. Bailyn has ...more

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Bernard DeVoto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Bernard Augustine DeVoto was an American historian and author who specialized in the history of the American West.

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Bradford Perkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Bradford Perkins Bradford Perkins was an American historian who spent the bulk of his career at the University of Michigan. He was the son of the historian Dexter Perkins.

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C. Vann Woodward is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Comer Vann Woodward was a preeminent American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations. He was considered, along with Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., ...more

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Carl N. Degler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Carl Neumann Degler was a United States historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He was the Margaret Byrne Professor of American History Emeritus at Stanford University.

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Charles Capper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Charles Capper is an American historian.

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Charles Postel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Charles Postel Charles Postel is an American historian specializing in politics, reform movements, populism, and the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. He is an Associate Professor of History at San Francisco ...more

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Charles Royster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Charles Royster is an American historian, and a retired Boyd Professor at Louisiana State University.

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Charles Sellers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Charles Coleman Sellers was an American historian, and librarian.

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Christine Leigh Heyrman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Christine Leigh Heyrman is an American historian.

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Christopher Thorne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Christopher Thorne Christopher G. Thorne was a British historian and a professor of international relations at the University of Sussex. He specialised in studying the Pacific War. He was a resident fellow at the ...more

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Clinton Rossiter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Clinton Rossiter was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University from 1947 until his suicide in 1970. He wrote The American Presidency along with 20 other books on ...more

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Dan T. Carter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Dan T. Carter is an American historian.

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Daniel J. Boorstin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian at the University of Chicago, writing on many topics in American history and world history. He was appointed twelfth Librarian of the United ...more

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David Brion Davis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David Brion Davis is an American intellectual and cultural historian, and a leading authority on slavery and abolition in the Western world. He is a Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at ...more

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David E. Kyvig is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David E. Kyvig is an American historian, and Distinguished Research Professor at Northern Illinois University.

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David Levering Lewis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David Levering Lewis is the Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History at New York University. He is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part ...more

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David M. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David Michael Kennedy is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning historian specializing in American history. He is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus at Stanford University and the ...more

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David Nasaw is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David Nasaw is an American author, biographer and historian who specializes in the cultural and social history of early 20th Century America. Nasaw is on the faculty of the Graduate Center of ...more

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David S. Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David S. Reynolds is an American literary critic, biographer, and historian noted for his writings on American literature and culture. He is the author or editor of fifteen books, and an expert ...more

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David W. Blight is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
David William Blight is a Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. Blight was ...more

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Donald Worster is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Donald Worster is the Hall Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of Kansas. He is one of the founders of, and leading figures in, the field of environmental history; and ...more

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Dorothy Borg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Dorothy Borg Dorothy Borg was an American historian specializing in American=-East Asian relations. Although she did not hold faculty appointments, her multi-archival and objective scholarship influenced the ...more

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Drew Gilpin Faust is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Drew Gilpin Faust, an American historian and professor, is the first female president of Harvard University. A veteran Ivy League professor and administrator, Faust is known especially for her ...more

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Edmund Morgan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Edmund Sears Morgan, an eminent authority on early American history, was Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, where he taught from 1955 to 1986 and directed many PhD dissertations. ...more

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Edward Countryman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Edward Countryman is an American historian.

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Edward L. Ayers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Edward Lynn "Ed" Ayers is an American historian, professor, administrator, and ninth president of the University of Richmond. In July 2013, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal ...more

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Elizabeth Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Elizabeth Stevenson Elizabeth Stevenson was an author.

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Eric F. Goldman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Eric Frederick Goldman was an American historian, Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University, and Presidential advisor.

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Eric Foner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Eric Foner is an American historian. On the faculty of the Department of History at Columbia University since 1982, he writes extensively on political history, the history of freedom, the early ...more

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Erik Barnouw is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Erik Barnouw was a U.S. historian of radio and television broadcasting.

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Ernest Samuels is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Ernest Samuels was an American biographer and lawyer. Born in Chicago, he received his J.D. in 1926, but switched to literature in 1930. Nevertheless he did legal work as well for much of the ...more

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Erskine Clarke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Erskine Clarke Thomas Erskine Clarke is a Professor Emeritus of American Religious History at Columbia Theological Seminary, best known for his books Dwelling Place and By the Rivers of Water.

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Eugene Genovese is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Eugene Dominic Genovese was an American historian of the American South and American slavery. He has been noted for bringing a Marxist perspective to the study of power, class and relations ...more

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Felix Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Felix Gilbert Felix Gilbert was a German-born American historian of early modern and modern Europe. Gilbert was born in Baden-Baden, Germany to a middle-class Jewish family, and part of the Mendelssohn ...more

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Frances FitzGerald is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Frances FitzGerald is an American journalist and author. She is primarily known for her acclaimed journalistic account of the Vietnam War.

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Frank Luther Mott is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Bancroft Prize Winners List
Frank Luther Mott was an American historian and journalist, who won the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book, A History of American Magazines.