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[Portrait of Charles R. Thigpen]

Description: Portrait of Charles R. Thigpen, D. D. (1913-2008). In 1967 he and his wife moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he served as District Superintendent of the United Methodist Church and as pastor of First United Methodist Church and St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Thigpen also served on the McMurry University Board of Trustees.
Date: [1967..1980]
Partner: McMurry University Library

The Complete Church Register.

Description: Church register for the Round Valley Schoolhouse, Plum Creek Circuit, North West Texas Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Included are registers of pastors, baptisms, members, and deaths and disposals.
Date: 1883
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Mission Concepcion]

Description: Photograph of an oblique view of the front (west) facade of the Mission Concepcion church and convento. Two clergymen and a man in a suit stand in front of the well. The shadow of the photographer with his camera can be seen at the bottom center of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
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Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Transcript of Letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, September 4, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, on September 4, 1832, discussing an untrue rumor that he had to quit his position as a clergyman in the colony of Brazoria. He expresses his faith that had this happened, the government would have responded accordingly.
Date: September 4, 1832
Creator: Muldoon, Michael
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Rosati to James Perry, July 29, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Rosati to James Perry, on July 29, 1830, informing him that he must prove that his mother- and father-in-law were Catholics before their bodies can be buried in the St. Genevieve graveyard. Rosati suggests that they instead be placed in the Protestant cemetery of the same town.
Date: July 29, 1830
Creator: Rosati, Joseph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña, discussing the author's joy at receiving people from all over the world to colonize Mexican Texas, as well as his excitement at receiving a letter from the Mexican president. He also discusses the Catholicism of the incoming settlers, and their need for a priest who understands English.
Date: unknown
Creator: Peña, Juan Nepomuceno
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Duus Family Portrait]

Description: Studio portrait photograph of the Duus family in front of a blank backdrop. The three individuals in the back are standing and embracing each other, all of whom are the children of Gerda and Pastor Vagn Duus. On the back row from left to right are Verner, Sibyl, and Erling Duus. Sibyl's hand appears to be around the shoulder of her mother, Gerda, who wears horn-rimmed glasses, a blazer, and matching skirt. She is seated on the arm rest of a wooden chair, which is occupied by Pastor Vagn Duus. The words "Merry Christmas" have been printed on the top margin of the photograph. There is hand-written text on the back, but with the exception of the heading, which reads, "To Danish Ladies Aid member", the rest appears to be written in Danish or a similar Germanic language.
Date: 1942/1947
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[News Script: Bishop tells of Vatican ceremony]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Bishop Thomas K. Gorman of the Dallas Catholic Diocese returning home after a trip to Rome to see Pope Pius in a ceremony at the Vatican.
Date: January 23, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections