Helen Copenhaver Hanes

“The Archie K. Davis Award, named for the late banker, businessman, historian and scholar, is awarded by the Wachovia Historical Society to honor an individual who has made significant contributions to regional and cultural history. It is my great honor tonight to introduce the 2012 recipient of this award: Copey Hanes. “Not long ago, Copey…

Graham H. Rights

“In recognition of the contributions of the late Archie K. Davis to the study and appreciation of the history of North Carolina and our nation, the Wachovia Historical Society established the Archie K. Davis Award in 1999 to recognize individuals whose outstanding contributions and devotion to the history of our region, state and nation have…

Molly Rawls

Mrs. Molly Grogan Rawls was presented the Davis Award in 2015 in recognition for all she has done to promote and preserve history through her scholarship and writings and because of her involvement in many other worthwhile causes. Molly is a native of Winston-Salem and attended local public schools. She graduated from the University of…

Philip Dunigan

For more than thirty years, this award recipient has been a behind-the-scenes force of nature in the study, interpretation, publication, and performance of music from the Moravian collections. He has promoted the musical and historical heritage of the Moravians through passionate and well-informed advocacy, brilliant and tireless research, top-quality performances and recordings, and willing and…