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[Blanche Perry Essays]

Description: Collection of essays written by Blanche Perry on various religious topics. Partial contents include "The Face of Jesus -- The Son of God," "Curse of Ham," "The Song of Solomon," "The Children of Bethel," "Jeshurun or Jesurun."
Date: 1895/1990
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Genealogy by Blanche Perry]

Description: Unbound compiled genealogy of various branches of the families related to Blanche Perry with various transcribed documents about several key family members. Also included are a copy of the funeral program for Blanche Perry, and obituaries of James Dewitt Garrett, Hattie Garrett Rivers, and Mrs. J. W. Rivers.
Date: 1895/1990
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Genealogy by Blanche Perry #2]

Description: Unbound compiled genealogy of various branches of the families related to Blanche Perry with various transcribed documents about several key family members. Also included are a copy of the funeral program for Blanche Perry, and obituaries of James Dewitt Garrett, Hattie Garrett Rivers, and Mrs. J. W. Rivers.
Date: 1895/1990
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for the Church of Christ, Julian-Cedar]

Description: Pamphlet entitled "Baptistry Interpretation" for Church of Christ, Julian-Cedar. Inside title "Interpretation of the Baptistry Scene at the West Cedar Ave. Church of Christ." Enclosed painting interpretation mentions symbols of sun, Godhead, cross, water, cove, baptism, rocks, lambs, mountains, trees, clouds, and rainbow.
Date: [1935..1960]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Winfield, Kansas]

Description: Essay by Perry - "Spiritual Interpretation of Picture: Painting" for the Seventh and Andrew Church of Christ in Winfield, Kansas. Theme is "The Elect Lady or Bride of the Firstborn." Symbols mentioned include mountains, Mount Evan, woman, cross, clouds, dove, water, rock, trees, sun.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Maury City]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Murry City, Tennessee. Scene depicts river, rocks, trees, hills, clouds, sun. Painting is photographed outside against a brick wall with a drainpipe. Inscription on back reads in part, "Native trees, misty hills, Mt. Laurel."
Date: [1935..1966]
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Rochester, Texas]

Description: Photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Rochester, Texas. Scene depicts flowing stream, rocks, large rock in the center of the stream, various types of trees, hills and mountains, clouds, sun. Painting is installed in the church with portion of the baptistry showing.
Date: [1935..1966]
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Spartanburg, South Carolina]

Description: Photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Inscription on back reads in part, "Jordan River. Scene taken from composite of several true views with spring flowers." Notations on back indicate place names for Spartanburg, South Carolina and for Ramer, Alabama, and inscription on front of photo indicates Spartanburg, Tennessee.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting for Vega, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the church in Vega, Texas. Photograph is slightly blurry. Scene depicts stream with rock and trees on the banks, distant hills, clouds, sun, shaft of light.
Date: [1935..1966]
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting in Corsicana, Texas #1]

Description: Color photograph of baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Corsicana, Texas. Closeup of painting installed in baptistry. Scene is of wide water, rocks, trees, mountains, clouds, and sunbeam cross. Shows part of baptistry arch framing the painting. Inscription on back reads, "Colors have faded. A golden and rose sunset with rose and mauve shadows and glow on cliffs."
Date: [1935..1966]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting in Corsicana, Texas #3]

Description: Color photograph of baptistry painting by Perry installed in the church in Corsicana, Texas. Photograph shows painting framed by wooden arch of baptistry, part of the pulpit, and microphone. Inscription on back of the photographs reads, "Jordan River. Mt. of Temptation. This Present Temporal and Eternal Life."
Date: [1935..1966]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting in Corsicana, Texas #4]

Description: Black and white photograph of interior of church building at Corsicana, Texas. Photographed from back of auditorium looking front. Shows framed double arch of baptistry with painting, man standing at pulpit, arched roof with rafters, backs of people sitting in the pews.
Date: [1935..1966]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry and Mrs. Pursely Next to Painting]

Description: Photograph of Blanche Perry and Mrs. Pursely standing beside the painting done by Perry and installed in the baptistry at the church in Pampa, Texas. Painting depicts water, rocks, trees, hills, mountains, clouds, shafts of light. Photograph shows arched baptistry framing the painting. Inscription on back of photograph reads in part, "Mrs. Pursely assisted."
Date: [1935..1966]
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Grey Notebook]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, church bulletins, newspaper and magazine clippings, baptistry painting interpretations, etc. related to the various churches and individuals with whom Perry was associated. Special items of note: 1. Typed letter from J. Allman Pitts with church in Blackwell, Oklahoma thanking Perry for the painting. Perry notes, "It is letters like this that causes me to give so much of my time painting." --2. Article from Miami Sunday News Magazine "Seventh Avenue Church of Christ" giving extensive history of that congregation --3. Article on the history of the Church of Christ in Monroe, Louisiana --4. Letter from Otis Gatewood to Don Morris, President of Abilene Christian College, introducing Yvonne Noel and asking for a place for her at the college.
Date: 1935/1966
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Letter from Mrs. A. R. Creviston to Blanche Perry]

Description: Letter from Mrs. A.R. Creviston to Perry. Author states she was the first person in Utah to be baptized in the Church of Christ. Talks about her Mormon background, her family, and mentions Otis Gatewood, Jimmie Lovell, and a Brother Smith as instrumental to her baptism.
Date: [1935..1966]
Creator: Creviston, A. R.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Outline of Painting Notes by Minister Murray]

Description: "Outline in brief of remarks made on the painting for the Adams Oklahoma Church of Christ" by Minister W.R. Murray of Liberal, Kansas (undated). Title on front reads, "Dedication of Adams Okla [Oklahoma] Picture." Notes in outline indicate painting theme of Jordan River. Symbols mentioned in outline include hills, cross of light, Jordan, light, trees, leaves, rocks and stones, birds. Painting possibly no. 124.
Date: [1935..1966]
Creator: Murray, W. R.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Red Scrapbook with Black Cord]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, church bulletins, newspaper and magazine clippings, baptistry painting interpretations, etc. related to the various churches and individuals with whom Perry was associated.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Red Scrapbook with Gold Cord]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, church bulletins, newspaper and magazine clippings, baptistry painting interpretations, etc. related to the various churches and individuals with whom Perry was associated.
Date: 1935/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Sherman Street Church of Christ Bulletin]

Description: Colorado Christian vol. 1 no. 9 dated November 15, 1936. This is the bulletin for the Sherman Street Church of Christ in Denver, Colorado, dedicated to the memory of John D. Evans who was a founder of the Sherman Street Church of Christ. Lists church address, key members, and an inspirational message entitled "Gleaning" by James L. Lovell.
Date: November 15, 1936
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Painting for Denver, Colorado #4]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Sherman Street Church of Christ, dated 1937. Shows mountains with a cross prominently displayed on center peak, sun breaking through dark clouds, trees and rocks along the bank of a river. Painting no. 1.
Date: 1937
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library