Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Ruth and Pearl Martin scrapbook, circa 1930s



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Martin, Ruth and Pearl
Title: Ruth and Pearl Martin scrapbook
Dates: circa 1930s
Abstract Nothing is known about Ruth or Pearl Martin at this time, beyond the nameplate in the front of the scrapbook. This scrapbook contains clippings documenting Presbyterian and Protestant churches, seminaries, colleges, and history, both in the United States and abroad.
Identification: 2007-012
Extent: 1 volume
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

Nothing is known about Ruth or Pearl Martin at this time, beyond the nameplate in the front of the scrapbook.


Scope and Content Note

This scrapbook contains clippings documenting Presbyterian and Protestant churches, seminaries, colleges, and history, both in the United States and abroad. The handwritten title of the scrapbook is “Book of Churches, Presbyterian seminaries and colleges.” Most clippings feature photographs of the church buildings, and some also include information on the pastor of the church. Some clippings are articles or longer works.

The index below identifies each clipping by the geographical location. Numbers in square brackets indicate page numbers in the scrapbook.

The book was presented to the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Library by Ruth and Pearl Martin.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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


Index Terms

Subjects
Presbyterian church buildings.
Presbyterian theological seminaries.
Protestant church buildings.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ruth and Pearl Martin scrapbook, circa 1930s, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
B051 “Book of Churches, Presbyterian seminaries and colleges,” [38 page scrapbook], circa 1930s



Index of Scrapbook:

Sub-series Abstract:
[Note: Arranged by geographical location. Numbers in square brackets indicate page numbers in the scrapbook.]
Box
B051 General:
“Calvin’s Room in Paris” [21]
“John Knox, the Great Scotch Reformer” [22]
“Shining Lights of the Reformation” [23]
“What Presbyterians Believe” by Egbert W. Smith, from The Presbyterian Survey, Vol. 28, No. 6, June 1938 [24]
“Rev. Walter William Moore” [31b]
United States:
California:
Los Angeles:
Immanuel Presbyterian Church [9a]
Florida:
West Palm Beach:
Memorial Presbyterian Church [4]
Georgia:
Atlanta:
Central Presbyterian Church [17b]
Augusta:
First Presbyterian Church of Augusta [2]
Decatur:
Columbia Theological Seminary [28b]
Iowa:
Fairfield:
First Presbyterian Church of Fairfield [4]
Kentucky:
Louisville:
First Presbyterian Church of Minden [7]
Shreveport:
First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport [1]
First Methodist Church of Shreveport [5]
First Baptist Church of Shreve port [5]
Missouri:
Kansas City:
Kansas City Presbyterian Church [36]
North Carolina:
Black River [?]:
Black River Presbyterian Church [14]
Charlotte:
First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte [14]
Second Presbyterian Church of Charlotte [12b]
Davidson:
Davidson College [30b], [31a]
Durham:
First Presbyterian Church of Durham [13b]
Fayetteville:
Old Bluff Church [14]
Greensboro:
Church of the Covenant [13a]
First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro [6]
Kenansville:
Grove Presbyterian Church [14]
Montreat:
Gaither Hall Chapel, “Presbyterian of the South and the Presbyterian Standard” [18]
Wilmington:
First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington [14]
South Carolina:
Batesburg:
Batesburg-Leesville Community [9a]
Charleston:
French Protestant Church [8]
Myrtle Beach:
Presbyterian Church [4]
Saint Charles:
Mount Zion Church [9a]
Tennessee:
Memphis:
Southwestern at Memphis [34], [35a]
Nashville:
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church [8]
Texas:
Austin:
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary [28b]
San Antonio:
First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio [6]
Virginia:
General:
“Rev. Samuel Davis, the founder of Presbyterianism in Central Virginia” [10b]
Alexandria:
Christ Church (“Where Washington worshipped with his family”) [36]
Augusta County:
New Providence Church [10a]
Cumberland County:
Cumberland church [7]
Jamestown:
“Site of church built by first settlers” [9b]
Lexington:
Lexington Presbyterian Church [8]
Prince Edward County:
Briery Church [9a]
Richmond:
General Assembly’s Training School for Lay Workers [30a]
Grace-Covenant Presbyterian Church [11]
Second Presbyterian Church [10a]
Union Theological Seminary [32], [33]
Staunton:
Mary Baldwin College [29b]
Washington, D.C.:
Central Presbyterian Church [17a]
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church [20]
West Virginia:
Charleston:
First Presbyterian Church of Charleston [12a]
Foreign Countries:
Brazil:
Uberlandia, E. de Minas:
First Presbyterian Church of Uberlandia [4]
England:
London:
Westminster Abbey [19]
Italy:
Aosta:
Waldensian Church [35b]
Philippines:
Manila:
“An Old Church in Manila” [16a]
Scotland:
Edinburgh:
St. Giles Presbyterian Church [16b], [25]