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
• The Tyler Gang, Tyler Politicians In Late Nineteenth Century Texas Politics by Dr. Alwyn Barr, page 1-7
• Views of Lindale, Five old postcard scenes, page 8-9
• Smith County’s Formative Years, 1846-1848. The Commissioners Court Minutes abstracted by Howard O. Pollan, page 10-18, 28-36
• Marvin Methodist Church, 120 Years of Service To God In Tyler by Morris S. Burton, page 19-25
• Teachers in 1860 from the census, page 27
• A History of Tyler Electric Company by Jane Judge Greer, page 37-41
• Dr. Ellison’s letter from Tyler, April 5, 1857, page 42-44
• “Old Days,” a nostalgic poem by Tom Richardson, page 44-45
• “Dollars & Sense,” facsimiles of unique “currency”, page back cover
Check out our Chronicles Index – a compilation of four published books of indexes and seven unpublished volumes of indexes.