[Letter from Mrs. L. H. Dashur to Blanche Perry]

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A handwritten letter and envelope from Mrs. L.H. Dashur to Blanche Perry thanking her for the baptistry painting. Mentions installation details, painting touch-ups by Nina McCarty, and several other people related to the South Miami Church congregation.

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[2] p. + 1 envelope

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Dashur, L. H. April 22, 1943.

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A handwritten letter and envelope from Mrs. L.H. Dashur to Blanche Perry thanking her for the baptistry painting. Mentions installation details, painting touch-ups by Nina McCarty, and several other people related to the South Miami Church congregation.

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[2] p. + 1 envelope

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Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Blanche Perry Collection

Born in 1890, Blanche Perry built a reputation as a painter of religious themes that included at least 222 church baptisteries. This collection includes records of names, addresses, correspondence, and other notes associated with the various painting projects Perry undertook. Also present are notations on painting themes or descriptions of local baptisteries with occasional personal notes about people in the congregations.

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  • April 22, 1943

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Dashur, L. H. [Letter from Mrs. L. H. Dashur to Blanche Perry], text, April 22, 1943; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth701796/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.