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.
8 original copies and 2 reproduction copies are available, sold as is, first come first served basis!!!
Table of Contents
- Tyler’s Music Man, J. F. “Doc” Witt, by Morris S. Burton, page 1
- Whip the Devil and His Hosts, The Civil War letters of Eugene O. Perry. by Col. Harold Simpson, page 10
- Odd Fellowship in Tyler, History of William Tell Lodge No. 27, by R. S. “Dick” Burrus, page 16
- Camp Ford Portfolio, by F. Lee Lawrence, page 21
- Tyler in 1861 (map), “When de wah broke out”, drawn by Jo J. White, page 29
- Century of Faith, New Harmony Baptist Church, page 30
- Needed on the Homefront, Document of Civil War Days, Reverend David Reese documents, page 32
- Readin’ & Ritin’ & Banjo Quartette, Garden Valley High School in 1892 program, 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.