Chronicles of Smith County, Texas has been published by the Smith County Historical Society since 1962. The articles are always informative about the county’s history and often include photographs, maps and tables.
All issues have been published in an 8.5 inch X 11 inch, soft cover format. With the large number of topics already covered since its beginning, past issues of Chronicles are important resources for any person researching our history!
Printed Indexes are also available to purchase and provide the invaluable keys to this saved history. The first printed index covers Volumes 1 to 10 of the Chronicles. The second book covers Volumes 11-20 with the third covering Volumes 21-30. The fourth and final index book covers Volumes 31-40.
Table of Contents:
- Painting of Spivey’s Store at Noonday by Ancel E. Nunn, front cover
- Map of the Cherokee Indian Campaign and the Neches Saline area by Jack Moore, inside front cover
- Salt of the Earth – Making Salt at the Neches Saline by Loy J. Gilbert, page 1-12
- Brief History of the Negro in Five Counties by W. A. Redwine (facsimile of rare booklet published at the turn on the century), page 13-70
- The Rays Look Back, review of Marvin Basil McCarley’s book on the Ray family by James Wilkins, page 71
- Earliest members of Harris Creek Baptist Church (listing) submitted by Mrs. Paul Shamburger, page 72 and 84-85
- Anna Pennybacker, Historian of Texas by Johnnye Pierce Kennedy, page 73-83
- “Ancel E. Nunn,” a timeless world examples of paintings of East Texas by well-known Palestine artist, back cover
Original Copies Are NOT available – Reproductions will be sent to fulfill any orders of this issue.
Check out our Chronicles On-line Index – a compilation of the four published books of indexes and seven unpublished volumes of indexes.