Al Lowman Memorial Prize

The 2021 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 in March 2021. Judges may withhold the award at their discretion.

Publishers should submit an entry form and four (4) copies of each entry published and copyrighted in 2020 to the TSHA office by October 1, 2020. 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.pdf