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!
Indexes, each covering a 10-year span of Chronicles, are also available and provide the invaluable keys to this saved history.
Table of Contents
- “The Butler House,” drawing by Ancel E. Nunn
- Old Homes & Buildings Issue
- George Yarbrough (Tyler Businessman) by Loy Gilbert
- Wells on Tyler’s Boundary 1880
- “View from Within,” letters of Gregory Barrett, Freedmen’s Bureau Agent by Barry Crouch
- Other views, two items on the Barrett-Kennedy Episode during reconstruction days in Tyler
- A Short History of Troup, Texas (with 6 old postcard views) by R.E. “Bob” Cross
- Facsimile of a hand-lettered diploma from Tyler Commercial College by Harry Kempf
- Photograph section: “Starrville School Class 1909,” 1895 photo of Mrs. Lena C. Arnold, “Tyler Hi Cowgirls 1913,” “Drill Team in Tyler 1882”
Original Copies Are NOT available – Reproductions will be sent to fulfill any orders of this issue.