Al Lowman Memorial Prize

The 2020 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 be receive a certificate and $1,000 at the Association's Annual Meeting in March 2020. 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 2019 to the TSHA office (address provided below) by October 6, 2019. Books published after October 6 but copyrighted during the calendar year will be accepted until December 11.

Lowman Memorial Prize
Texas State Historical Association
3001 Lake Austin Blvd.
Suite 3.116
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.

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