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[Blanche Perry Partial Interpretation]

Description: Portion of interpretative essay by Blanche Perry for the baptistry painting for the church in Sanford, Texas, missing the first page. Notation on essay indicates "Jordan River interpretation" and "requested by Sis. [Sister] Hines."
Date: 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Painting for Borger, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the church in Borger, Texas. Scene depicts wide water, rocks, trees, prominent mountain peak, clouds, sun. Painting is photographed outside against a brick wall with a window.
Date: November 1950
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Letters from E. N. McCoy to Blanche Perry]

Description: Series of letters, plus envelope, mailed together from E.N. McCoy as minister of the Church of Christ in Borger, TX to Blanche Perry. First letter confirms receipt of the painting and its installation on the church baptistry wall. Second letter is addressed to the leaders at the Sherman Street Church of Christ to transmit a check for $200 to the Belgian ministry in appreciation of Perry's painting (November 15, 1950). Third enclosure is a copy of explanatory text given to the Borger congregation regarding the Perry painting. It gives brief background of Perry and short discussion of symbolism in the painting. Symbols mentioned include mountains, sky, snow, sunbeams, light, rocks, flowers, birds. All letters are on church letterhead.
Date: November 13, 1950
Creator: McCoy, E.N.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library