[Metal Engraved Merit Plaque]

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Photograph of an engraved plaque that reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

The Austin Seminary Archives is the institutional repository for the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas. The archives also collect materials that document Presbyterianism in the Southwest including pastoral records, congregational histories, and organizational records. The archives was established in the early 1990s and contains over 140 processed collections measuring more than 300 linear feet.

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Photograph of an engraved plaque that reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records

The Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records collection is presented by the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and includes a large range of photographs depicting church buildings, groups, and portraits. The Texas-Mexican Presbytery was established by the Synod of Texas of the Presbyterian Church, U.S. in 1908, based on the missionary work of Walter S. Scott and Robert D. Campbell.

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[Metal Engraved Merit Plaque], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166072/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.