Journal of the Fifty-Second Annual Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas, Held in All Saints' Chapel, Austin, May 8th, 9th and 10th, 1901

Journal of the Fifty-Second Annual Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas, Held in All Saints' Chapel, Austin, May 8th, 9th and 10th, 1901

Date: May 1901
Creator: Protestant Episcopal Church. Diocese of Texas. Council.
Description: This publication includes the reports made by the members of the council, lists of clergy in the diocese, and the minutes of the council meetings.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

Date: November 1, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
Historic Plaque, Brooke Smith, Brownwood

Historic Plaque, Brooke Smith, Brownwood

Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a historic marker about Brownwood citizen, Brooke Smith. It reads: "One of ten children, Brooke Smith was born in 1853 to Paulina Thilman (Doswell) and John Snelson Smith, Jr. in Hanover County, Virginia. The family moved to Indiana in 1860 and then to Waco, Texas ten years later. There, Brooke became a clerk at Lyons, Cohn & Co. and decided to move west and open his own store in 1876. Partnering with Sol Lyons and Otto Steffens, he opened a general store in Brownwood, then a frontier town. With no banks in the town, Smith and Steffens placed a large safe in their store where they kept their own funds, as well as financial deposits entrusted to them by area ranchers and farmers. The operation eventually became known as Pecan Valley Bank. Brooke Smith continued in the banking business, served as a school trustee and was elected Brownwood mayor in 1886. During his tenure, the city built its first water system and, in 1894, Smith solicited a survey for a dam at the site where Lake Brownwood would eventually be built. He contributed to both Howard Payne and Daniel Baker Colleges, serving as secretary-treasurer of the latter for ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Episcopal Church of Heavenly Rest

Episcopal Church of Heavenly Rest

Date: 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Episcopal Church of Heavenly Rest in Abilene, Texas. The church is made from stone. There is a large, Gothic style window on the side of the main building. There is a car in the street in front.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Church Exterior

Church Exterior

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the First Episcopal Church of Eliza, New Jersey, viewed from across a street corner. The church is surrounded by other buildings, and there are signs, cars, streetlamps, and people on the sidewalk.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Linnet Moore to Charles and Mary Moore, March 19, 1900]

[Letter from Linnet Moore to Charles and Mary Moore, March 19, 1900]

Date: March 19, 1900
Creator: Moore, Linnet
Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her parents in which she relates the details of an accident she had where she fell and hit her head. She was in bed for two days. She also attended an organ recital, took a tour of Austin, Texas in a rig with rubber tires, and attended the Episcopal Church. She asks her mother about the flower garden.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863

Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863

Date: 1863
Creator: Gregg, Alexander
Description: Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863 by Bishop of the Diocese, Alexander Gregg.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
The Junior Historian, Volume 27, Number 3, December 1966

The Junior Historian, Volume 27, Number 3, December 1966

Date: December 1966
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
[Group of Women During Church Worship Service]

[Group of Women During Church Worship Service]

Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Description: Photograph of a large group of women posing for a picture during a worship service held at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church. According to accompanying information, the event was held for "Founder's Day." Three women sit down in metal chairs, while the rest stand. They are all in formal attire, and are situated next to a wide hallway to the left and what appears to be a bulletin board on the right side.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Group of Women at Worship Service]

[Group of Women at Worship Service]

Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Description: Photograph of a group of women in formal attire, posing for a group picture indoors at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church. Three are seated while the rest stand. A leopard-print blanket is on the right bottom corner of the image. According to accompanying information, the group was together for a church service held for an event known as "Founder's Day."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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