Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Leland McDuffie Kennedy papers, 1940-1986



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kennedy, Leland McDuffie
Title: Leland McDuffie Kennedy papers
Dates: 1940-1986
Abstract Leland McDuffie Kennedy (1917-1991) was a Presbyterian minister from Spartanburg, South Carolina. This collection primarily consists of pastoral records from Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas) and Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Texas).
Identification: 2007-009
Extent: 9 inches
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

Leland McDuffie Kennedy (1917-1991) was a Presbyterian minister from Spartanburg, South Carolina. His primary congregations were the Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas), Broadmoor Presbyterian Church (Shreveport, Louisiana), and Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Texas).


Scope and Content Note

This collection primarily consists of pastoral records from Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas) and Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Texas). The records include registers of marriages and funerals performed by Rev. Kennedy. Also included are materials documenting the fiftieth anniversary of the Highland Park Presbyterian Church, and a small amount of sermons and printed material.

These materials were originally held at the Montreat office of the Presbyterian Historical Society. They were transferred to the Austin Seminary Archives in 2007.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Pastoral records are restricted for 50 years from the date of creation or with permission from a representative of the congregation.

Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Kennedy, Leland McDuffie, 1917-1991.
Organizations
Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Tex.)
Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Leland McDuffie Kennedy papers, 1940-1986, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Detailed Description of the Collection

Pastoral Records

Box
C029 List and index of marriages performed, 1943, 1971-1980, compiled by the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1982
Marriages [marriage certificate receipt books], July 1946 – December 1986
Funerals:
1946 – 1964
Box
C030 1986 – 1987
Pastoral record book of funerals, weddings performed as Navy Chaplain during WWII [plus weddings at Highland Park Presbyterian Church], 1943-1947
Pastoral record and address book from Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 1963-1977



Box
C030 Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas), Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations [presentation box containing programs, publications, commemorative coin, and ribbons celebrating the 50th anniversary of the church], 1976



Box
C030 Sermons, various authors, undated



Box
C030 Printed material, 1940-1942 and undated