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:
- Front Cover Red Fox drawing by Donna Lamb.
- Fox Hunters of East Texas by Jane Judge Greer, page 1-6.
- Tyler Opera House Co. Stock Certificate, page 7.
- The Neches River by Bob Bowman, page 8-12.
- An Update: The Douglas Letters by June P. Trop, illustrated by Dana Adams, page 13-28.
- “Pages from Our Past, 1929” from the Tyler telephone directory, page 28.
- “Born with a Pencil in His Hand,” Tyler Cartoonist Sam Nash by Dick Johns, page 29-33.
- Postcard Portfolio, captions by Morris S. Burton, page 34-40.
- Book Review: Whisenhunt’s A Chronological History of Smith County, Texas by Andrew L. Leath, page 41.
- Texas Fruit Palace Stock Certificate, 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.