The Navarro County Scroll
Publication of the
Navarro County TX Historical Association


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The Navarro County Scroll is published by the Navarro County  Historical Society.  The first issue was published in 1956.  The Historical Society has given permission to use the articles from the back issues at this website.  Back issues are kept at the Corsicana Public Library and the Pioneer Village.  Some back issues can be obtained at the Pioneer Village for a small donation.

 


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[ 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 ]
[ 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 ]
[ 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 ]
[ 1980 | 1981 | 1982 - 83| 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 ]
[ 1990 | 1991 - 92 | 1993 - 94 ]

 


  1956
  • The Britton Dawson Family
  • Early Winkler History
  • Indian Life in Navarro County, Texas
  • Early Dresden
  • Chatfield, Texas
  • What Use Coffin?
  • A Short History of the Corsicana Shallow Oil Field
  • Navarro County Indians
  • Navarro County Historical Society - Charter members

 

  1957

 

  1958

 

  1959

 

  1960

 

  1961

 

  1962

 

1963
  • Beginning of Corsicana
  • The Mail Went Through - The Early Post Offices of Navarro County
  • The Episcopal Church in Corsicana, Texas
  • Where are the Others? A Brief Survey of the Schools of Navarro County
  • The Red River Campaign

 

  1964

 

  1965
The Centennial Issue - The War Between the States 1861-1865

 

1966

 

1967

 

  1968
  • Music in Navarro County
  • History as Reflected in Newspapers
  • History of the Flag that inspired the writing of the Star Spangled Banner
  • By-gone Era of Corsicana
  • Clan Kerr: The Last Thousand Years
  • Excavations of Caddo Indian Burial Sites
  • The Halbert House
  • Pioneer Village Museum Catalog

 

1969
  • The Horrell - Higgins Feud
  • Navarro County before 1900
  • Remarks on a Book Written by a Member
  • Black Diamond [with additional related stories from other sources]
  • Forty Years Reporting
  • Collecting Guns That Were Used by Early Texans
  • Administrators of Corsicana Public Schools 1881 - 1967
  • Inventory - Pioneer Village
  • Dedication of Jester Markers
  • Petroleum Industry Park Dedication
  • Tribute to Richard W. Knight
  • Constitution and By-Laws of Navarro County Historical Society

 

1970
  • Autograph Party Honoring J. M. Dawson
  • Corsicana's Contribution to the Confederacy
  • The Rocks of our Earth
  • Early Corsicana Movie Theaters
  • Historic Watches and Clocks of Navarro County
  • History of Oil Industry in Navarro County
  • Chambers Creek Levee Districts
  • History of Jackson High School

 

1971

 

1972
  • The Story of Jose Antonio Navarro in Memory of Alva Taylor
  • Welcome by Wyvonne Putman
  • Corsicana Story
  • Ethan Melton Story
  • Alva Taylor Story
  • The Britt Dawson and George W. Hill
  • Jose Antonio Navarro, The Man
  • Summation of Appreciation
  • Navarro Pageant for 1976
  • Corsicana Natatorium
  • A Brief History of the Pecan
  • Highlight of 1972
  • Faith of Our Father's Heritage in Story and Picture
  • NJC - Dr. Hames Hardin Siske History Class and Students impression of Pioneer Village
  • Charlie M. is given a final Resting Place in the Pioneer Village
  • An old Fashoned Christmas in Story and Picture
  • Articles of Aquiration, cataloged by Eva Putman

 

1973
  • In Memory of J. T. Glass
  • Dr. J. M. Dawson Memorial
  • Rural Shade
  • History of Cosmetology
  • The Journal of a Merchant written in 1865
  • Summary of a Century, the United Methodist Church of Blooming Grove, 1873-1973
  • The Assessment of the Navarro County Historical Survey Commission
  • Powell Oil Field Memorial Dedication (marker text)
  • Pioneer Village Restoration, Love offering of Navarro County firms and individuals after the tornado, 1973
  • Catalog of Accession of Pioneer Village

 

  1974

 

  1975

 

1976
  • In Memoriam, Drew Gillen
  • The Sheriffs of Navarro County
  • Dresden United Methodist Church
  • Samuel David Andrew
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Ladies Home Industry Club Minutes

 

1977

 

  1978
  • A Brief History of the Town of Dawson
  • Burleson Family Cemetery
  • Annie Carpenter Love [author of A History of Navarro County, published 1933]
  • The University Training School
  • Robert Calvert
  • The Lawrence Family Cemetery
  • History of Powell - Includes Tribute to Louis P. Hodge, former President

 

1979

 

  1980
  • Farewell to Eva Clark Putnam
  • Navarro County Historical Society Progress Report - 1980
  • Historical Marker Program
  • The Edison Scholarship Contest
  • History of St. John's Episcopal Church
  • R. N. White 
  • First Baptist Church
  • Pleasant Grove Methodist Church
  • Diary of Jacob Elliot
  • Civil War Soldiers of Navarro County

 

1981

 

1982 - 83
  • Brief History of Blooming Grove
  • J. M. Polk Civil War Memoirs From the North and South [written in 1914 by J. M. Polk of Austin, Texas]
  • Navarro County History - Anglo American Immigration 1820 to 20th Century
  • Members of Co. I, Fourth Texas Infantry, Hood's Brigade, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, organized at Corsicana July 1861

 

 

1984
 
  • Kirkpatrick Diary
  • Corsicana 100 Years
  • Alexander Beaton
  • Rice Cemetery
  • Dates of Navarro County History
  1985

 

1986

 

  1987

 

  1988

 

  1989
  • Introduction
  • Geology
  • Agriculture
  • Number & Distribution of Inhabitants
  • Composition & Characteristics of Population
  • Occupations of Inhabitants
  • Civic Considerations
  • Assessed Valuations
  • Tax Rates
  • Bonded Indebtedness
  • Building Valuations
  • U.S. Post Office Statistics
  • Educational Facilities
  • Climatic Conditions
  • Labor Considerations
  • Financial Considerations
  • Economic Factors
  • Real Estate Considerations
  • Transportation Facilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale & Retail Trade
  • Market Considerations
  • Public Utilities
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • New Types of Industries Recommended
  • Forecasted Development
  • Conclusion
  • Maps

 

  1990
  • Letters 1830 -1850

 

1991 - 1992

 

  1993 - 1994

 

 

 

  

 

 


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