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:
- Camp Ford, Harper’s Weekly, Mar. 4, 1865, covers.
- Edd Barry Meat Company by Edd Barry, page 1-7.
- Liberty Hill United Methodist Church by Virginia House, Willie Mae Beckendorf and Pauline Clanton, page. 8-11.
- A Good Public Water Supply, The History of Lake Tyler by B. I. Boyett, page 12-15.
- Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas – The Largest Confederate Prison Camp West of the Mississippi River by Dr. Robert W. Glover and Randal B. Gilbert, page 16-36.
- Photographs, “Camp Ford Faces,” captions by Randal B. Gilbert, page 37.
- Tyler Businesses and Citizens in 1851, abstracted by Andrew L. Leath, page 38-40
- Population of Tyler, 1880-1980, page 40.
- Census of Industry, 1850 & 1860, Smith County, Texas, abstracted by Janet Burks, page 41-49.
- The Flewellen Slave Cemetery by June T. Parker. page 50-52.
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.