Signet Society Medalists

Year/Name
2016 Rod Nordland
2015 Robert Levin
2014 Kurt Andersen
2013 Amy Brenneman
2012 Rashida Jones
2011 Myra Mayman
2010 Jill Abramson
2009 Hendrik Hertzberg
2008 Walter Issacson
2007 Frank Rich
2006 Richard Wilbur
2005 Stanley Cavell
2004 Helen Vendler
2003 John Lithgow
2002 André Bishop
2001 John Ashbery
2000 Tommy Lee Jones
1999 Kenneth Koch
1998 Daniel Rogers Pinkham
1997 Donald Hall
1996 Seamus Heaney
1995 Edward Larrabee Barnes
1994 Norman K. Mailer
1993 Peter J. Gomes
1992 Harold Brodsky
1991 Isaiah Jackson
1990 Luise Vosgerchian
1989 Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr.
1988 William Alfred
1987 John Carter Brown
1986 Agnes Mongan
1985 Mason Hammond and Elliot Forbes
1984 (Do any attendees remember?)
1983 Joel Cohen and Ved Parkash Mehta
1982 Paul Freund
1981 George Plimpton
1980 Amyas Ames
1979 (Do any attendees remember?)
1978 Walter Jackson Bate
1977 (Do any attendees remember?)
1976 Malcolm Cowley
1975 (Do any attendees remember?)
1974 Robert Lowell
1973 Leonard Bernstein
1972 Robert Leacock
1971 John Updike
1970 (Do any attendees remember?)
1969 James Lawrence
1968 John Huston Finley
1967 no medals awarded
1966 Theodore Sizer
1965 John Hall Wheelock
1964 Randall Thompson
1963 Philip Hofer
1962 Gardner Cox
1961 Fred Norris Robinson
1960 Kenneth John Conant
1959 Edward Streeter
1958 Robert Frost
1957 Palfrey Perkins
1956 John Mason Brown and Bernard DeVoto (posthumously)
1955 Edward Augustus Weeks
1954 Langdon Warner
1953 David Thompson Watson McCord
1952 Walter Dumaux Edmonds
1951 William James
1950 Paul Joseph Sachs and Thomas Stearns Eliot
1949 Edward Ballantine
1948 Frederick Lewis Allen
1947 Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe
1946 no medals awarded
1945 no medals awarded
1944 no medals awarded
1943 no medals awarded
1942 Edward Kennard Rand
1941 Archibald Thompson Davison
1940 Robert Emmet Sherwood and The Elizabethan Club of Yale University
1939 Gluyas Williams
1938 Van Wyck Brooks
1937 Samuel Eliot Morrison