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The Spirit of Missions

Description: This text discusses St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, focusing on the history of the church in Texas, as well as the music, artwork, and outreach services of the congregation.
Date: 2000
Creator: Fowler, Beth
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Virginia Sumners, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Virginia Sumners of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Virginia talks about her family and their values as well as details about her younger life. She recalls some events in the history of the church and describes her involvement.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Sumners, Virginia
Item Type: Text

Oral History Interview with Lynette Giesecke, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Lynette Giesecke of Austin, Texas, who grew up with St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Lynette recalls memories of her younger years and as a student at Columbia University, the University of Houston, and the Diocese of Texas. She also recounts some details of the history of St. David's Episcopal Church and explains why she chose to attend the church.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Giesecke, Lynette
Item Type: Text

[Interior Church Altar]

Description: Photograph of the Interior of St. David's Church during the of Reverend Thomas Booth Lee. The pews are empty, but a man is seated up near the altar. There are large chandeliers in the sanctuary and a stained glass window behind the altar. The caption beneath the photo reads, "Interior of St. David's Church, Austin, Texas, during the early part of the rectorship of the Rev. Thomas Booth Lee- 1875-1912."
Date: 1875/1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Church Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of St. David's Episcopal Church with a large group of people in front. It is a small building with one front door and five windows on the side. There are houses in the background and there appears to be snow on the ground.
Date: 1867
Item Type: Photograph

[Saint David's Church Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the original exterior of St. David's Church, before the streets were lowered. The building is surrounded by small trees and there are two black automobiles parked on the street. The church is located at San Jacinto and 7th Street, in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1923
Creator: Jordan Company
Item Type: Photograph

[Sunday School Picnic]

Description: Photograph of a Sunday school picnic. A large group of people is posing in a line outdoors. Two women are holding umbrellas, and everyone pictured is wearing a hat. Small children are seated in the front row.
Date: 1870~
Item Type: Photograph

[Saint David's Episcopal Church Easter Egg Hunt]

Description: Photograph of an Easter egg hunt located at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bartholomew, at 904 West Avenue. There are children outside on a lawn, some are lined up standing and some are seated. Two small children are in the foreground playing with a truck, and women in coats and hats are standing in the background behind the children.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph

[The Saint Cecilia Window]

Description: Photograph of the Saint Cecilia Window located inside Saint David's Episcopal Church, created in 1886. There is a decorative border around the window, with the Saint in the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sunday School Picnic]

Description: Sepia photograph of a group of people at a picnic taken on the grounds of the James H. Raymond estate. The group is lined up outdoors, and there is a boy standing on a buggy in the background. A card accompanying the photograph identifies the people, from left to right, as: Mr. Oceolo Archer, Mrs. Archer, Mrs. Cochran (Mrs. Lee's mother), Charles Calloway, his mother Mrs. Charles Calloway, Mrs. Rosine Ryan, Miss Clara Maillot (Mrs. Robi Bacon's sister and later Mrs. Julian Smith), Mrs. Fannie Crooker (Church organist), Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Lee, Mrs. Will Lambert (Mrs. Bacon's mother), Mr. and Mrs. Bartholomew, and Mr. Richard Lee. The boy on the buggy is identified as Willie Lambert.
Date: 1884
Item Type: Photograph

Oral History Interview with Jessie Wand, April 29, 1984

Description: Interview with Jessie Wand of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Jessie talks about her family and their travels when she was young, her time at Rice University and Texas Woman's University, and life during the Great Depression and war. She recalls some history about the church and talks about her involvement through the years.
Date: April 29, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Wand, Jessie Ziggler
Item Type: Text

[The Holy Bible Window]

Description: Photograph of the Holy Bible Window located at St. David's Episcopal Church, created in 1880. There is a decorative border around the window, with an eagle in the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Oral History Interview with Eleanor Tyler, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Eleanor Tyler of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. Eleanor describes what it was like being a student during the Great Depression, and also talks about her family life. She recalls some history about the church and also talks about founding Next to New Consignment.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Vickers, Joan & Tyler, Eleanor
Item Type: Text

[The Maggie Window]

Description: Photograph of the Maggie Window located in St. David's Episcopal Church, created in 1876. The window was donated by James Hervey Raymond in memory of his wife's young niece. There is a decorative border around the window and three circles in the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Crown of Life Window]

Description: Photograph of the Crown of Life Window located inside St. David's Episcopal Church, created in 1896. There are decorative patterns around the window, with the image of two angels holding a crown in the middle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Chapel Interior]

Description: Photograph of the Chapel of the Holy Angels in St. David's Episcopal Church, prior to a current restoration. There is a white structure with candles and a cross on it, and a stained glass window on the right side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Charity Window]

Description: Photograph of the Charity Window located in Saint David's Episcopal Church, created in 1923 in the memory of Reverend Thomas Booth Lee's wife. There are three panels, with two angels in the bottom two corners and a larger figure in the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Saint David Window]

Description: Photograph of the Saint David Window located inside St. David's Episcopal Church, created in 1916. There are three panels in the window, with Saint David standing in the middle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph