Butler College

Tyler, Smith County, Texas

This is a listing of the yearbooks of Butler College that we own and have available in our archives. Copies are available at $1.00 per page.  E-mail us for instructions to order and pay. We will copy any pages you wish and you can pick up or we can mail it to you.

You can come in to research the yearbooks that are in our archives. Please contact us with an e-mail or call (903) 592-5993 to tell us when you are coming and what you are researching. We will do our best to have material pulled to make your trip easier and more productive.

We are partnering with East Texas Genealogical Society in indexing the yearbooks. We will upload them as we get them ready. If the year that you are interested in is not listed, check back later to see if we have received any donations of the yearbook that you want. We gratefully accept donations of yearbooks and other Smith County related material. Click here for more information.






In 1905 East Texas Baptist Association started Texas Baptist Academy as coeducational school for African-Americans. In 1924 the name was changed to Butler College in honor of its president, C. M. Butler. It also became a junior college.  In 1951 Butler became a senior college. In 1972 Butler College closed. [Abstracted from  https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/kbb23 and http://www.cityoftyler.org/Visitors/TylerHistory/Education/ButlerCollege.aspx accessed 21 May 2018.]