No awards given in 2016 due to closure of the library during remodeling.
(Italy) “The Geology and the Art of Prospecting for Oil of Everett Lee DeGolyer”
(Australia) “The End of Isolation:
Rapprochement, Globalization, and America’s Trade with China, 1972-1978”
DTR * Joel Kitchens (Texas A&M University) “Sacred Spaces, Collective Memories, and Romanticized Tourist Destinations in the Old Spanish Missions of San Antonio”
José Gabriel Martínez-Serna
(Mexico) “Native Mobility and Ethnic Spaces in the Texas Borderlands: The Toboso Indians from the Seventeenth Century to Mexican Independence”
José María Rodríguez Jimenez
(Spain) “The Presidio of San Antonio de Bexar in the Spanish Defensive Strategy in the Texas Borderlands”
(Paris Junior College) "
Biographical Study of Antonio Maceo Smith.”
Stephanie L. Baker Opperman (Illinois) "Health Campaigns in Mexico, 1940s-1960s"
DTR * Betsy Beasley (Connecticut) * "Serving the World: Energy Contracting, Logistical Labors, and the Culture of Globalization, 1945-2008"
Mary Elizabeth Curry (National Security Archive, Washington DC) Creating an American Institution: The Merchandising Genius of J. C. Penney (Garland Publishing, 1993), revised edition to be published.
David Kruger (University of Wyoming) J.C. Penney: The Man, the Store, and American Agriculture (University of Oklahoma Press, 2017)
Mary Mendoza (UC-Davis) “If We Build it, They Won’t Come: The Physical Manifestation of the U.S.-Mexico Border”
(Mexico) "The Petroleum Industry in Mexico in the 19th Century"
(Carnegie-Mellon) "The Story of the Development of Transistor and Integrated Circuit Technology"
(University of Central Oklahoma) “‘Mr. Penney’s Farms’: J.C. Penney’s Agricultural Pursuits”
(Texas A&M International) "The Letters of William Walradt Dunlap to Jane C. Dunlap, Brownsville, 1847-1861"
(University of Delaware) “Designing the Department Store: Designers, Retail Establishments, and the Changing Public Perception of Design in the Mid-Twentieth Century”
DTR * Matthew Amato
(University of Southern California) "Exposing Humanity: Photographic Dimensions of American Slavery, Antislavery, and Emancipation 1840s-1870s"
(Massachusetts) Implementing Organizational Change: Theory Into Practice
(University of Reading, U.K.) "The Dynamics of Variety Store Retailing in Britain and the USA, 1920-1939"
(Pennsylvania) "The Story of the Development of Transistor and Integrated Circuit Technology
(Texas A&M Internaltional) "An exploration of Horton Foote’s Relationship to the Literary Attitudes of William Faulkner"
(New Hampshire) "J.C. Penney’s Automated Credit Reporting System"
(Louisiana) "Lessons from Lucinda"
Theater, Design and Technology, Vol 48, no. 4 (fall 2012)
DTR * Alexander Olson
(Michigan) * "
'You have rescued me from academicism': Selections from the Correspondence of Henry Nash Smith and Mary Hunter Austin," Southwest Review 96
, no. 1 (Winter 2011): 50-65.
(Georgia) Growing American Rubber: Strategic Plants and the Politics of National Security
(Rutgers University Press, 2009).
(New Mexico) “Fortune Hunting in Revolutionary Mexico: Letters from William B. Cox and his Family in Texas, Tamaulipas, and Veracruz (1908-1918)”
DTR * Marion Castleberry
Blessed Assurance: The Life and Art of Horton Foote (Mercer University Press, 2014)
Mary Ellen Curtin
(England) "Their Idol, Their Vision': African American Womanism and the Rise of Barbara Jordan," The Journal of Women's History,
Volume 20, number 1, March 2008.
DTR * Michael Van Wagenen
(Utah) Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War
(University of Massachusetts Press, 2012).
(Mexico) "A Study of Mexican-French Artists and the Mississippi & Missouri Railroad in Iowa, 1849-1851"
(Argentina) “Natural Resources and the Defense of the Empire: The Spanish Borderlands during the Seventeenth Century”
DTR * Robert Haynes
(Texas A&M International) The Major Plays of Horton Foote
(The Edwin Mellen Press, 2010)
(Western Michigan) "
El Dompe, Los Yonkes and Las Segundas: Consumption’s Other Side in El Paso-Juárez,” in Land Of Necessity: Consumer Culture In The U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Alexis McCrossen, ed. Durham: Duke University Press. 361-395.
(Missouri) Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in 20th Century Latin America
(University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
Kimberly Wilmot Voss
(Illinois) "Vivien Castleberry: An Editor Ahead of Her Time," Southwestern Historical Quarterly
, Volume 110, Number 4, April 2007, pp.514-532
(Mexico) "Para una historia agraria de México: tierra, sociedad y ecología en las economías de México (1780 y 1940)"
Sheri Marie Shuck
(Alabama) Journey to the West: The Alabama and Coushatta Indians
(University of Oklahoma Press, 2008).
Texas Metropole: Oil, the American West, and U.S. Power in the Postwar Years," Journal of American History, (2012), 99 (1): 197-207.
Miguel Ángel González Quiroga
(Mexico) "Conflict and Commonality in the Texas-Mexico Border Region, 1830-1880"
r (Ohio) The Development and Promotion of Mexico’s Tourism Industry: Pyramids by Day, Martinis by Night
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)
(New Jersey) The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916
(University of Illinois Press, 2014)
(Indiana) “Between Two Worlds: The Memoirs of José Antonio Menchaca”
(Oregon) "The Insurgent West: Cultures of Resistance that Shaped the American West"
(United Kingdom) “Mob Violence Against Mexicans and Persons of Mexican Descent in the United States, 1848-1928”
(Oklahoma) “By All Accounts: General Stores and Their Communities on the Southern Plains, 1870-1890," (University of Oklahoma PhD dissertation)
(Texas) "Congressman Hatton W. Sumners of Dallas, Texas: His Life and Congressional Career, 1875-1937
(TCU PhD dissertation)
(California) Sunset Limited: the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West: 1850-1930
(University of California Press, 2007)
Yolia Tortelero Cervantes
(Mexico) "The Government, Court System, Viceroy, Archdiocese of Mexico, Nueva Vizcaya in the Northern Provinces of New Spain"
John F. Crossen
(Arizona) "Francisco Javier Clavijero and the Founding of the Literary West,"The Human Tradition in the American West
, eds. Tong and Lutz (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001 ) pp. 1-17.
(Pennsylvania) "The Foot Runners Conquer Mexico and Texas: Endurance, Racing, Indigenismo
, and Nationalism," Journal of Sports History
, Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring, 2004, pp. 1-32.
Jorge Fernández-Barrientos Martín
(Oklahoma) Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859-1920
(University of Nebraska Press, 2011)
Octavio Herrera Pérez
(Mexico) "Social, Political, and Cartographic History of the U.S.-Mexico Border Region"
Manuel Villar Raso
(Spain) "Chicano Literature"
(Texas) Ralph W. Yarborough, the People's Senator
(University of Texas Press, 2001)
(Arizona) "Newark Methodist Maternity Hospital in El Paso and the Relationship between Maternity Care for the Poor and Religious/Philanthropic Reformers in the 20th Century"
Thomas H. Cox
(New York) “Courting Commerce:
Gibbons v. Ogden and the Legal Transformation of Interstate Trade in the Early Republic”
Yvonne Davis Frear
(Texas) "'The Fight Is On!’ Juanita Crafts’s Battle to End Segregation in Dallas, Texas, 1945-1955"
(California) River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands
(Duke University Press, 2013)
(Argentina and Mexico)
Alfredo Jiménez Nunez
(Spain) “El Gran Norte: Northern Mexico and the Spanish Borderlands in North America"
(South Carolina) "Black Politics in Dallas, Texas, 1935-1972"
(Argentina) "Borderlands, Indigenous Peoples in the Colonial Period"
Michael A. Kimaid
(Ohio) "Using Cartography to Analyze the Spanish Imperial and American National Political and Cultural Systems, 1880-1920"
(Spain) "El Septentión Novohispano. Ecohistoria, sociedades e imágenes de frontera"
(Texas) Photographic images of Porfirian Mexico
(California) Photographic images of the Porfirian Mexico
* Daughters of the Republic of Texas Award Grant Recipient