Missouri History Book Award

The Missouri History Book Award is given annually to the author of the best book written on the history of Missouri and Missourians. Original scholarship in the form of historical biographies, monographs, and/or general studies is eligible for a $1,500 cash award and a citation.

The subject matter of books nominated for the award should pertain to Missouri-related people, places, institutions, and/or events that have statewide or national significance. Festschrifts, collections of essays, autobiographies, and edited works are not eligible for consideration.

A panel of judges selected by the executive director determines the winner of the award from submissions made by publishers and authors. Books copyrighted in 2013 are eligible for the 2014 award. The deadline for submission of nominations is June 30, 2014, and the winner is announced at the fall annual meeting. Three copies of nominated books should be sent to

Dr. Gary R. Kremer
Executive Director
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO
65201-7298

Missouri History Book Award Recipients

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

2000 - Special Award of Merit

1999

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993