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North Carolina Award - 1999


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The North Carolina Award is the highest honor the state can bestow on its citizens. Suggested by Dr. Robert Lee Humber of Greenville and instituted by the 1961 General Assembly, the award recognizes 'notable accomplishments by North Carolina citizens in the fields of scholarship, research, the fine arts, and public leadership.' Frank Arthur Daniels Jr. (public service), Julia Jones Daniels (public service), Knut Schmidt-Nielsen (science), Robert G. Parr (science), Allan Gurganus (literature), Jill McCorkle (literature), Frank L. Horton (fine arts), Herb Jackson (fine arts), and General Henry H. Shelton (public service) received the award in 1999.
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North Carolina Awards (NoCar Oversize F 253 N67x), Vol. Issue 36, Nov 1999, punnumbered, por
Record #:
10597