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:
- Movie Potpourri, front cover.
- “The People of Tyler are relieved of their fears” The Building of Camp Ford Stockade by Randal B. Gilbert, page 1-9.
- Postcard Portfolio, captions by Morris. S. Burton, page 10-14.
- 1852- The Minutes of the Commissioners Court abstracted by Andrew L. Leath, page 15-17, 37-41.
- Book Review, McKenzie’s “Mr. Mac” Keeping on the Right Track by Marshall W. Hamil, page 18.
- Movie Theaters in Tyler – The First Forty Years by Johnnye Pierce Kennedy, page 19-36
- Jonathan Lewter, Pioneer by Andrew L. Leath, page 42-43
- “Mississippi to Texas,” 1881 letter by Draper Johnson, introduction by Charles L. Porter, page 44-45
- Sabine Methodist: “The Church in the Wildwood” by Dorma Odom Davis, page 46-55, 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.