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
- “Miss Dod’s Select School for Girls and Young Ladies of Refinement,” painting by Betty Long Bogard – front cover
- Priest, Parish and People Build a School: The Founding of St. Gregory, by Alma Coplen, pages 1-8
- Sojourn in Tyler 1867 by Col. Aubrey A. Wilson, U.S.Aret) pages 9-10
- Smith County Scholastics, Oct. 1854 by Andrew L. Leath, page 11-13
- The Driskell-Kirby House by Andrew L. Leath, pages 14-16
- Bibliography of Smith County compiled by Sarah H. Harper, edited by Frank M. Smyrl, pages 17-28 and pages 40-
- Papa Rang the Bell: Some Remembrances of the Life and Career of Professor John R. Moore by Dr. Alma Moore Freeland, page 29-37
- The Class of o,-Five by Lucille Mardock, page 38-40.
- “Baptists in a New County – 1855,” the Cherokee Baptist Association Meets at Carmel Portrait of Pennybacker’s Pupils by Andrew L. Leath – back cover page
To view an index of people, places, subjects, etc. to all issues of the Chronicles of Smith County, Texas that has been published, please click here.