Al Lowman Memorial Prize
Award Amount: $1,000
The 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 will receive a certificate and $1,000 at the Association's Annual Meeting. Judges may withhold the award at their discretion.
Publishers should submit an electronic entry form and four (4) copies of each entry published and copyrighted in 2021 to the TSHA office by November 15, 2021. Books published after October 1, but copyrighted during the calendar year will be accepted until December 1.
All book award submissions must include an individual nomination form in the container transmitting the book in question; TSHA is not responsible for books that arrive without nomination forms.
Lowman Memorial Prize
Texas State Historical Association
PO Box 5428
Austin, TX 78763
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.
- Mail-in application form: TSHA-Award-Submission-Form_v2021-09-27.pdf