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 2021 Publication Award Luncheon/ Ceremony

The Conservation Society’s Publication Awards Luncheon, which occurs every other year, publicly recognizes the authors of the best recently published books on Texas history. Please join us for the 2021 Publication Awards Ceremony honoring this year’s award winning authors. Please note: The Conservation Society is not accepting nominations for the 2023 awards at this time.

Friday, March 26, 2021
at the historic Sheraton Gunter Hotel

205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205

10:30am Reception
11:30 am Luncheon/ Awards Ceremony
Book Signing to Follow

Reservation: $55 per person –  Deadline: March 19th
Reservation are limited – Business attire

COVID-19 Protocol will be followed


Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas

By Stephen Harrigan

Published by The University of Texas Press, 2019

Down the Acequia Madre in the King William Historic District

By Jessie N.M. Simpson

Published by The King William Association, 2019

Dr. Arthur Spohn: Surgeon, Inventor, and Texas Medical Pioneer

By Jane Clements Monday; Charles W. Monday, Jr.; and Frances Brannen Vick

Published by Texas A&M University Press, 2018

First Families of Bexar County, Texas:  Descendent Lineages of Residents of Béxar, San Antonio, and Bexar County Prior to 1850.

Edited By Larry W. Luckett

Published by the San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society, 2019

Love Deeper Than a River: My Life in San Antonio

By Lila Banks Cockrell with Catherine Nixon Cooke

Published by Trinity University Press, 2018

Lust for Glory: An Epic Story of Early Texas and the Sacrifice That Defined a Nation,

By Stephen L. Hardin

Published by State House Press, 2018


O’Neil Ford on Architecture,

Edited by Kathryn E. O’Rourke

Published by The University of Texas Press, 2019

Roads to the Battle of Medina: A Search for the Lost Battlefield of Texas

By Bruce K. Moses and David L. Nickels

Published by Alamo Press, 2020

Tejano Patriot: The Revolutionary Life of José Francisco Ruiz, 1783-1840

By Art Martinez de Vara

Published by the Texas State Historical Association, 2020

Texas and World War I

By Gregory W. Ball

Published by Texas State Historical Association, 2019

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