Award for a work of non-fiction presented yearly by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association from 1931-2010. Succeeds the Mayflower Award.
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Recipients of the Ragan Old North State Award
- Encyclopedia of North Carolina, The (2006), by Powell, William Stevens
- Favored by Fortune (2004), by Covington, Jr., Howard E.
- Mount Mitchell and the Black Mountains (2007), by Silver, Timothy
- Paradox of Tar Heel Politics, The (2008), by Christensen, Rob
- Solo (2005), by Edgerton, Clyde Carlyle
- Without Precedent (2008), by Hayes, Anna Ragland
- Zoro's Field (2005), by Crowe, Thomas Rain