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
- Henry York’s Advertising Leaflet, front cover
- D. K. Caldwell, “The Man Who Got East Texas Out of the Mud” by Dr. Elbert H. Caldwell, page 1-9
- Book Review: Smyrl’s Poley Morgan, Son of a Texas Scalawag by Alice Gilbert, page 10
- Henry York, Photographer/Rural East Texas on Camera by June T. Parker, page 11-22
- Early Odd Fellows Lodges in Smith County, page 23
- Caldwell Zoo by Hayes Caldwell, page 23-25
- Elisha Everett Lott, “Strictly A People’s Man” by Andrew L. Leath, page 26-28
- Pictures From Out Past – “The Cross Home of Garden Valley,” caption by Linda Brown Cross, page 29
- Postcard Portfolio, captions by Morris S. Burton, page 30-31
- Book Review: Leath’s Abstracts of the Smith County Probate Records, Smith County, Texas, 1846-1880 by Sarah Duncan Beene, page 32
- Photograph – Bascom School ca 1899, page 33
- Photograph – Starrville High School, 1928, 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.