Award sponsered by Mrs. J. Lindsay Patterson of Winston-Salem in memory of her father, William Houston Patterson from 1905-1922.
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Recipients of the Patterson Cup Award
- Cornelius Harnett: The Pride of the Cape Fear (1909), by Connor, Robert Diggs Wimberly
- History of North Carolina (1908), by Ashe, Samuel A'Court
- History of the University of North Carolina (1907), by Battle, Kemp Plummer
- Our Southern Highlanders (1913), by Kephart, Horace Sowers
- Reconstruction in North Carolina (1914), by Hamilton, Joseph Grégoire de Roulhac
- Songs: Merry and Sad (1906), by McNeill, John Charles