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The History and Treasures of St. David's Church

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."
Date: 1976
Creator: Tanner, Daisy Barrett

St. David's Through The Years

Description: This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas including descriptions of the building throughout the years and the congregation members who were heavily involved with the church. There are also several appendices: Wardens and Vestrymen; Church School Superintendents; Organists and Choir Directors; World War I Veterans; Men from the Parish Serving in World War II--As of November 1, 1942; and Memorials and Gifts. Index starts on page 87.
Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas

[Portrait of Reverend Caleb Ives]

Description: Portrait photograph of the Reverend Caleb Ives of St. David's Episcopal Church. An accompanying card states that he was the first foreign missionary of the Church appointed to the Republic of Texas. He was also the founder of the Mother Church of the Diocese, Christ Church Matagorda and held the first service of the Church in Austin, 1840.
Date: 1849

[Portrait of Reverend Milton R. Worsham]

Description: Photograph of Reverend Milton R. Worsham from St. David's Episcopal Church. An accompanying card reads, "Rector of St. David's, 1912-1916. During his service the parish enlarged from 215 to 350, the church building renovated, the cupola of stained glass removed, and an electric cross installed. The marble reredos and credence table were installed as memorials. From the Church archives."
Date: unknown

Oral History Interview with Katherine Jones, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Katherine Jones of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Katherine talks about her family, working at the Capitol, and some changes that the city of Austin has undergone over the years. Katherine also recalls when she first joined St. David's Episcopal Church and her education in music and Spanish.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Jones, Katherine

Oral History Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton, May 26, 1984

Description: Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton of Austin, Texas, an active member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Francis recalls memories of her younger days during childhood, as a student at Southern Methodist University, and traveling with her husband and children. She describes what life was life during the great depression and the war, and also as a member of the church.
Date: May 26, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Horton, Francis Rebecca

Oral History Interview with Evelyn Carrington, August 15, 1980

Description: Interview with Dr. Evelyn Carrington of Austin, Texas, a professor at the University of Texas and a long-time member of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Dr. Carrington recalls memories of her productive younger years in school and during her career as a professor. She mentions some history about Saint David's Episcopal Church and her involvement.
Date: August 15, 1980
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Carrington, Evelyn

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

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

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