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 1909 Courthouse” by A. C. Gentry, Jr. – front cover.
- The Poets of Tyler by Mary K. Haynes, page 1-7, 52-57.
- Elected County Officials, 1876-1934 by Andrew L. Leath, page 8-10.
- The Civil War Letters of Elbridge Littlejohn edited by Vicki Betts (Part 2), page 12-50.
- “Official Views,” selected portraits of county officials, page 51.
- From Slavery to Freedom: Smith County’s Black Community in 1870: A Statistical Overview by James Smallwood, page 58-61.
- “Gentry & Gentry” – a family in county politics – back cover.
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.