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[Baptistry Interpretation for Elkhart, Kansas Church]

Description: Handwritten essay by Perry entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry painting at Elkhart, Kansas." Essay describes scene along the Jordan River, Mt. Hernon, and Mt. Lebanon that inspired this painting. Elements and symbols mentioned include willow trees, eucalyptus, pines, cedar, sun beam cross, light, cloud shaped dove, water, rock, stone, sheep. Manuscript contains numerous edits.
Date: October 1952
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Gainesville, Florida #2]

Description: A typewritten essay by Blanche Perry dated July 1941 entitled "Picture Interpretation" for the baptistry painting donated to the University Avenue Church of Christ. Symbols mentioned include sun, light, cross, dove, water, trees, moss, cypress trees.
Date: July 1941
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Gainesville, Florida #3]

Description: A typewritten essay by Blanche Perry dated July 1941 entitled "Picture Interpretation" for the baptistry painting donated to the University Avenue Church of Christ. Symbols mentioned include sun, light, cross, dove, water, trees, moss, cypress trees.
Date: July 1941
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Hialeah, Florida]

Description: Handwritten letter by Blanche Perry entitled "Interpretation of Church of Christ Baptistry, Hialeah, Fla." Letter mentions the assistance of Mrs. Nina D. McCarty. Painting theme: God's Handiwork. Symbols mentioned include sun, light, dove shaped cloud, cross, water, trees, rocks, birds and flowers.
Date: January 1956
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Hutchinson, Kansas]

Description: Handwritten essay manuscript "Spiritual Application for Baptistry Painting: Hutchinson, Kansas" by Perry. Uses theme of "Mountain of God or The Church of the Living God." Symbols mentioned include mountains, throne, Mount Zion, stone sun, dove, light, cross, water, trees, rock, sheep, mist.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Hutchinson, Kansas #2]

Description: Handwritten essay manuscript "Spiritual Application for Baptistry Painting: Hutchinson, Kansas" by Perry. Uses theme of "Mountain of God or The Church of the Living God." Symbols mentioned include mountains, throne, Mount Zion, stone sun, dove, light, cross, water, trees, rock, sheep, mist.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Las Vegas, Nevada]

Description: Two drafts of a typewritten essay with handwritten notes. Essay entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry Painting for the Church of Christ: Las Vegas, Nevada." Describes painting based on Jordan river scene copied from encyclopedias and postcard photographs. Symbols mentioned include sunbeam cross, mountains, sunset, clouds, sun, shield, trees, leaves, rocks, stones, birds, willow, baptism, lamb, sheep, branch, Zion, Temple, Jerusalem.
Date: July 24, 1947
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Monroe, Louisiana]

Description: Mimeographed essay plus envelope by Perry entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry Painting for the Church of Christ at Monroe, La." Handwritten notation specifies theme is "This Present Temporal Life and Eternal Life. Illustrated by the Jordan River." Symbols mentioned include Jordan River, sun beam cross, light, trees, bridegroom, clouds, leaves, rocks, stones. Name written on back of essay is Mrs. Addie Kimbrough.
Date: December 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Perrin, Texas]

Description: Essay by Blanche Perry entitled "Interpretation of Perrin, Texas Baptistry Painting." Essay indicates painting no. 199 although inscriptions on photographs indicate no. 198. Symbols mentioned include sun, snow, light, trees, leaves, sunrise. Mentions numerous scriptures and parallels between geography of Jordan River and the Christian walk.
Date: September 1953
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Texline, Texas]

Description: Essay "Interpretation of the Baptistry Picture" by Perry for the church in Texline, Texas. Essay outlines the story of Jesus's life with key geographic elements that are represented either literally or symbolically in the painting.
Date: January 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for the Church of Christ, Julian-Cedar]

Description: Pamphlet entitled "Baptistry Interpretation" for Church of Christ, Julian-Cedar. Inside title "Interpretation of the Baptistry Scene at the West Cedar Ave. Church of Christ." Enclosed painting interpretation mentions symbols of sun, Godhead, cross, water, cove, baptism, rocks, lambs, mountains, trees, clouds, and rainbow.
Date: [1935..1960]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Tigrett, Tennessee]

Description: Interpretative essay "Spiritual Applications" by Perry of the baptistry painting for the church in Tigrett, Tennessee. Also includes a copy of a poem "Redbuds for 'Ressurection'" by Lucy Stanley, and a copy of the poem "The Dogwood. For the Cross of Death" by Elizabeth S. Asgood.
Date: May 1948
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Vancouver, BC]

Description: A handwritten letter from Blanche Perry entitled "Interpretation of Picture in The Church of Christ in Vancouver, B.C. Canada." It describes the inspiration for the paintings and their symbols, along with relevant Bible scriptures and hymns.
Date: March 16, 1948
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Winfield, Kansas]

Description: Essay by Perry - "Spiritual Interpretation of Picture: Painting" for the Seventh and Andrew Church of Christ in Winfield, Kansas. Theme is "The Elect Lady or Bride of the Firstborn." Symbols mentioned include mountains, Mount Evan, woman, cross, clouds, dove, water, rock, trees, sun.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting Dedication, Zamboanga City, Philippines]

Description: Two identical black and white photographs bearing the printed caption "Baptistry Picture Dedication, Church of Christ, Zamboanga City, April 24, 1949." The photos show the interior of the church. A baptistry painting is on the platform framed with curtains. The Philippine flag is to one side and an unidentified man on the other. The first few pews of people in the congregation are shown. Two men seated on the front row but seen from the back have handwritten labels identifying them as O'Neal and Hamilton.
Date: April 24, 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library