This is the official site of the Fort Smith Historical Society. Organized in 1977, the Society seeks to preserve written and oral history of the Fort Smith area. The Journal, the Society's award-winning publication, is completely indexed and published in April and September.
The local Association of the Hardwood Tree has a mission, in its own words, "to acquire, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the hardwood tree and objects produced there-from that are of historical significance and are relevant to sustaining and improving the quality of life in our nation." The Association's website includes historical background, a photo gallery, and information about the Hardwood Tree Museum.
The Olive, Kathleen and Rosa Belle A. Pebley Historical And Cultural Center Collection was established in 2003 and focuses primarily on the early history of Fort Smith and the immediate surrounding counties. The collection, located in Room 137 of the Boreham Library, is non-circulating and may be used by the public as well as the University community.
Digitized issues of The Journal from v.1, 1977 on. The Journal is produced and owned by the Fort Smith Historical Society. UA Fort Smith and Boreham Library host the online version as a free service to the community.