Al Lowman Memorial Prize
The 2016 Al Lowman Memorial Prize for Best Book on Texas County or Local History
The Lowman Memorial Prize is awarded annually to the best book on Texas county and local history published during the calendar year. The winning author for 2016 will be presented a certificate and $1,000 at the Association's annual meeting in March 2017. Judges may withhold the award at their discretion.
Publishers should submit an entry form and three (3) copies of each entry published and copyrighted in 2016 to the TSHA office (address provided below) by October 7, 2016. Books published after October 7 but copyrighted during the calendar year will be accepted until December 12.
Lowman Memorial Prize
Texas State Historical Association
3001 Lake Austin Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703
The Al Lowman Memorial Prize was established in 2013 in tribute to Al Lowman, a bibliophile and connoisseur of well-designed books and a much loved figure in Texas history circles. The intent of this award is to revive the publishing of Texas county and local histories.