The History and Treasures of St. David's Church

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This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas and various important members, in two parts. According to the summary on the book flap: "Part I, a detailed account of the Church's founders and its clergy, is enlivened by incidents both tragic and humorous....Part II gives a description and analysis of most of the Church's treasures, including its quaint stained glass windows."

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xvi, 154 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm.

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Tanner, Daisy Barrett 1976.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and was provided by St. David’s Episcopal Church to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 559 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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St. David's Episcopal Church presents its collection of early photographs, oral histories and parish newsletters and previously published histories of the parish.

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Description

This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas and various important members, in two parts. According to the summary on the book flap: "Part I, a detailed account of the Church's founders and its clergy, is enlivened by incidents both tragic and humorous....Part II gives a description and analysis of most of the Church's treasures, including its quaint stained glass windows."

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xvi, 154 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm.

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There are some handwritten names before the title page and a note on page xii, signed by Virginia Summers.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

Rescuing Texas History, 2011 features collections from 13 partners: Carollton Public Library, Cleveland Historic Society, Collingsworth County Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Mike Cochran Collection, Sam Rayburn House Museum, St. David's Episcopal Church, National Museum of the Pacific War, Talkington/Clement Family Archives, Sam Rayburn House Museum, Travis County District Clerk's Office, Witte Museum, and Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.

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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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Tanner, Daisy Barrett. The History and Treasures of St. David's Church, book, 1976; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201188/: accessed August 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting St. David’s Episcopal Church.