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[Baptistry Painting for St. John, Kansas]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in St. John, Kansas. Scene is of Jordan River with trees, sheep, clouds, sun beam cross, and dove shaped cloud.
Date: March 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[St. John, Kansas Church of Christ Clergy Photo]

Description: Photograph of minister, elders, deacons, and their wives from the Church of Christ in St. John, Kansas. Named people include Brother Broadfoot (elder) and Sister Broadfoot, Brother Love (minister) and Sister Love, Brother John Davis (deacon) and Sister Davis, Sister Smith and Brother Smith (elder). Photograph shows people standing in front of curtained baptistry area with pulpit and communion table showing.
Date: 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Marietta, Oklahoma #2]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting by Perry for a church in Marietta, Oklahoma. Photograph taken outside against a brick wall with a sidewalk. Painting depicts a broad stream, rocks, various types of trees, sun, clouds, and mountains. Inscription on back gives theme as "'The Mountain of God' of Church."
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Marietta, Oklahoma #3]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting by Perry for a church in Marietta, Oklahoma. Photograph taken outside against a brick wall with a sidewalk. Painting depicts a broad stream, rocks, various types of trees, sun, clouds, and mountains.
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Prague, Oklahoma]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Prague, Oklahoma. Painting shows wide water, rocks, various types of trees, sun, clouds, mountains, and is photographed outside against a brick wall with windows and a sidewalk. The inscription on the back reads in part, "'The Church' symbolized by snow capped mountain. Enshrouded in a cloud of mystery."
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Prague, Oklahoma #2]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Prague, Oklahoma. Painting shows wide water, rocks, various types of trees, sun, clouds, mountains, and is photographed outside against a brick wall with windows and a sidewalk. The inscription on the back reads in part, "'The Church' symbolized by snow capped mountain. Enshrouded in a cloud of mystery."
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Rush Springs, Oklahoma]

Description: Photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Rush Springs, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide water, rocks, several types of trees, mountains, clouds, and sun. Painting photographed outside against a brick wall and sidewalk.
Date: April 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[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

[Letter from F. A. Talley to Blanche Perry]

Description: A letter with envelope and attachments from F. A. Talley, minister at the Santa Cruz Church of Christ, to Blanche Perry thanking her for the painting. Included is a copy of his sermon inaugurating the painting which he says was based on Perry's own interpretation.
Date: September 13, 1949
Creator: Talley, F. A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

St. John Daily Capital (St. John, Kansas), April 13, 1949, Volume 62, Number 59

Description: Issue of the St. John Daily Capital dated April 13, 1949, volume 62, number 59. Two articles specifically mention the Church and the baptistry painting. Article "Will Hold Formal Opening Sunday" shows photograph of the Church of Christ building exterior with details of the opening services. "Church of Christ Receives Oil Painting as Gift From Artist" describes the painting and its symbolism.
Date: April 13, 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Painting for Chickasha, Oklahoma Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of separate scene for a baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Scene shows broad river, rocks, trees, aspens, clouds, sun, rising mountains. Painting possibly no. 133 according to inscription or no. 142 according to signed number in corner of painting.
Date: November 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Painting for Chickasha, Oklahoma #2]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide river, trees, aspens, rocks, low mountains, clouds. Theme is "The Elect Lady." Inscription on back of one photograph reads in part, "Mt. Evan symbolizes the Church." and "Colo [Colorado] scene." Painting no. 136.
Date: September 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Painting for Chickasha, Oklahoma Church #2]

Description: Black and white photograph of separate scene for a baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Scene shows broad river, rocks, trees, aspens, clouds, sun, rising mountains. Painting possibly no. 133 according to inscription or no. 142 according to signed number in corner of painting.
Date: November 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Painting for Chickasha, Oklahoma #1]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide river, trees, aspens, rocks, low mountains, clouds. Theme is "The Elect Lady." Inscription on back of one photograph reads in part, "Mt. Evan symbolizes the Church." and "Colo [Colorado] scene." Painting no. 136.
Date: September 1949
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 Painting for Hutchinson, Kansas]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Hutchinson, Kansas. The photograph shows a man on a ladder beside the painting. Inscription on back reads in part, " 'The Mountains of God' the theme. A Colorado scene." Notation at the bottom includes the phrase, "Hutchinson, Kansas" and "Laramie, Wyoming."
Date: August 4, 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Huntsville, Alabama]

Description: A photograph of the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Huntsville, Alabama. The photo was taken at an unknown place in Huntsville, Alabama and depicts the bank of a river with trees, clouds, and mountains. Suggestion of a sun beam cross and dove shaped cloud. The back of the photograph bears the additional inscription "Theme 'The Word of God.'"
Date: November 1949
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 Painting for Huntsville, Alabama #2]

Description: A photograph of the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Huntsville, Alabama. The photo was taken at an unknown place in Huntsville, Alabama and depicts the bank of a river with trees, clouds, and mountains. Suggestion of a sun beam cross and dove shaped cloud.
Date: November 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Hutchinson, Kansas #2]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Hutchinson, Kansas. The photograph shows a man on a ladder beside the painting. Inscription on back reads in part, " 'The Mountains of God' the theme. A Colorado scene."
Date: August 4, 1949
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Baptistry Painting #2]

Description: A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the church in Athens, Ohio. Painting is standing outside against a brick wall with a drain pipe. An inscription on the back of the photo mentions Athens, Ohio and Monroe, Louisiana.
Date: December 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library