Books About Smith County, Texas.

Books on subjects of local churches, schools, families, general county history, etc., many out of print and not available online.

BY TITLE:

  • 50 Years Texas Rose Festival Association, 1933-1983 by Frank Bronaugh. Tyler, Tex.: Texas Rose Festival Association, 1984 – [Index]

  • 75 Years Texas Rose Festival Association, 1933-2008 by Frank Bronaugh, Tyler, Tex.: Texas Rose Festival Association, 2009.

  • A Century of the History of Troup, Texas, 1850s-1950s, by Troup Genealogical/Historical Society.; Friends of the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library, Lufkin, Texas: Best of East Texas Publishers, 2009.

  • Abstracts of the Smith County Probate Records, Smith County, Texas, 1846-1880, by Andrew L. Leath, Tyler, Tex: Jack T. Greer Memorial Trust Fund of Smith County Historical Society/Historical Commission, 1984.

  • Be It Remembered: The First Century of Public Education in Tyler, 1882-1982, by Zella Lewis, Tyler, Tx: Tyler Independent School District, 1982. [Index]

  • Celebrating 100 Years in 100 Days, 1911-2011, by Tyler Morning Telegraph News Staff, Tyler, TX: Tyler Morning Telegraph, 2012. [Index]

  • African American Life in Tyler, Texas by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, Tex.: The author, 2007. [Index]

  • African American Soldiers: Double Victory by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, TX: Atkins, 2012. [Index]

  • Church of God in Christ: 1964 Texas Northeast Jurisdiction : Paved the Way for the Present by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, TX: Atkins, 2003.

  • Encyclopedia of African American Rural Life in Smith County 1870-1970. by Rodney L. Atkins and Endia Robertson Gregory. Tyler, Texas: Rodney Lamar Atkins, 2015. [Index]

  • Foward in Faith: The Ministry and Mission of Marvin United Methodist Church, 1848-1998, by John W. Hardt Austin, Tex: Nortex Press, 1999.

  • Let My Work Speak for Me in Northeast Texas: Church of God in Christ. by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, Tex.: R. L. Atkins?, 2003.

  • Overton, Texas, Centennial Historical Book, edited by Ora Gillispie and Billie Loftis, Overton, Texas: Overton Centennial Corp, 1973.

  • Pine Bark and Spring Water: A History of the Pine Springs Community, Smith County, Texas. The History Committee of the Pine Springs Community Center Organization: Stewart Press, Big Sandy, Tex., 1980. [Index]

  • Remembering When We Were Colored in Tyler, Texas, Volume 1 by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, Tex.: The Author, 2007.

  • Remembering When We Were Colored in Tyler, Texas, Volume 2 by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, Tex.: The Author, 2007.

  • The Fitzgerald House 815 South Broadway Avenue, Tyler, Texas by Kim Groff, Dallas, TX: The Anderson Group, 2002.

  • Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey, by Robert W, Glover and Linda B. Cross, Tyler, Texas: American Bicentennial Committee of Tyler-Smith County, 1976.

  • Women of Grace and Power: Church of God in Christ by Rodney L. Atkins. Tyler, Texas: R. L. Atkins?, 2006.

BY AUTHOR:

  • Atkins, Rodney L. African American Life in Tyler, Texas. Tyler, Tex.: The author, 2007. [Index]

  • Atkins, Rodney L. African American Soldiers: Double Victory. Tyler, TX: Atkins, 2012. [Index]

  • Atkins, Rodney Lamar and Endia Robertson Gregory. Encyclopedia of African American Rural Life in Smith County 1870-1970. Tyler, Texas: Rodney Lamar Atkins, 2015.

  • Atkins, Rodney L. Let My Work Speak for Me in Northeast Texas: Church of God in Christ. Tyler, Tex.: R. L. Atkins?, 2003.

  • Atkins, Rodney L. Remembering When We Were Colored in Tyler, Texas, Volume 1. Tyler, Tex.: The Author, 2007.

  • Atkins, Rodney L. Remembering When We Were Colored in Tyler, Texas, Volume 2. Tyler, Tex.: The Author, 2007.

  • Atkins, Rodney L. Women of Grace and Power: Church of God in Christ. Tyler, Texas: R. L. Atkins?, 2006.

  • Bronaugh, Frank – 50 Years Texas Rose Festival Association, 1933-1983, Tyler, Tex.: Texas Rose Festival Association, 1984 – [Index]

  • Bronaugh, Frank – 75 Years Texas Rose Festival Association, 1933-2008, Tyler, Tex.: Texas Rose Festival Association, 2009.

  • Cross, Linda B, and Robert W. Glover, A History of Tyler Junior College: 1926-1986, Tyler, Texas, Tyler Junior College, 1985.

  • Gillispie, Ora and Billie Loftis, editors, Overton, Texas, Centennial Historical Book. Overton, Texas: Overton Centennial Corp, 1973.

  • Glover, Robert W, and Linda B. Cross. Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey. Tyler, Texas: American Bicentennial Committee of Tyler-Smith County, 1976.

  • Groff, Kim – The Fitzgerald House 815 South Broadway Avenue, Tyler, Texas. Dallas, TX: The Anderson Group, 2002.

  • Hardt, John W. – Foward in Faith: The Ministry and Mission of Marvin United Methodist Church, 1848-1998, Austin, Tex: Nortex Press, 1999.

  • History Committee of the Pine Springs Community Center Organization, Pine Bark and Spring Water: A History of the Pine Springs Community, Smith County, Texas.: Stewart Press, Big Sandy, Tex., 1980. [Index]

  • Leath, Andrew L., Abstracts of the Smith County Probate Records, Smith County, Texas, 1846-1880, Tyler, Tex: Jack T. Greer Memorial Trust Fund of Smith County Historical Society/Historical Commission, 1984.

  • Lewis, Zella, Be It Remembered: The First Century of Public Education in Tyler, 1882-1982. Tyler, Tx: Tyler Independent School District, 1982. [Index]

  • A Century of the History of Troup, Texas, 1850s-1950s, by Troup Genealogical/Historical Society.; Friends of the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library, Lufkin, Texas: Best of East Texas Publishers, 2009.

  • Tyler Morning Telegraph News Staff – Celebrating 100 Years in 100 Days, 1911-2011, Tyler, TX: Tyler Morning Telegraph, 2012. [Index]

BY SUBJECT:

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney L. African American Life in Tyler, Texas. Tyler, Tex.: The author, 2007. [Index]

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney L. African American Soldiers: Double Victory. Tyler, TX: Atkins, 2012. [Index]

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney Lamar and Endia Robertson Gregory. Encyclopedia of African American Rural Life in Smith County 1870-1970. Tyler, Texas: Rodney Lamar Atkins, 2015.

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney L. Let My Work Speak for Me in Northeast Texas: Church of God in Christ. Tyler, Tex.: R. L. Atkins?, 2003.

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney L. Remembering When We Were Colored in Tyler, Texas, Volume 1. Tyler, Tex.: The Author, 2007.

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney L. Remembering When We Were Colored in Tyler, Texas, Volume 2. Tyler, Tex.: The Author, 2007.

  • African American Research – Atkins, Rodney L. Women of Grace and Power: Church of God in Christ. Tyler, Texas: R. L. Atkins, 2006.

  • City History – A Century of the History of Troup, Texas, 1850s-1950s, by Troup Genealogical/Historical Society.; Friends of the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library, Lufkin, Texas: Best of East Texas Publishers, 2009.

  • City History – Overton, Texas, Centennial Historical Book, edited by Ora Gillispie and Billie Loftis, Overton, Texas: Overton Centennial Corp, 1973.

  • Community History – Pine Bark and Spring Water: A History of the Pine Springs Community, Smith County, Texas. The History Committee of the Pine Springs Community Center Organization: Stewart Press, Big Sandy, Tex., 1980. [index]

  • County History – Leath, Andrew L., Abstracts of the Smith County Probate Records, Smith County, Texas, 1846-1880, Tyler, Tex: Jack T. Greer Memorial Trust Fund of Smith County Historical Society/Historical Commission, 1984.

  • Church History – Glover, Robert W, and Linda B. Cross, Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey, Tyler, Texas: American Bicentennial Committee of Tyler-Smith County, 1976.

  • House History – The Fitzgerald House 815 South Broadway Avenue, Tyler, Texas by Kim Groff

  • Newspapers Research – Celebrating 100 Years in 100 Days, 1911-2011, by Tyler Morning Telegraph News Staff, Tyler, TX: Tyler Morning Telegraph, 2012. [Index]

  • Rose Festival History – 50 Years Texas Rose Festival Association, 1933-1983 by Frank Bronaugh – [Index]

  • Rose Festival History – 75 Years Texas Rose Festival Association, 1933-2008 by Frank Bronaugh.

  • School History – Cross, Linda B, and Robert W. Glover, A History of Tyler Junior College: 1926-1986, Tyler, Texas Tyler Junior College, 1985.

  • School History – Lewis, Zella, Be It Remembered: The First Century of Public Education in Tyler, 1882-1982. Tyler, Tx: Tyler Independent School District, 1982. [Index]

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