Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

David Leander Stitt scrapbook, 1934-1955 and undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stitt, David Leander
Title: David Leander Stitt scrapbook
Dates: 1934-1955 and undated
Abstract David Leander Stitt (1912-2003) served as president of Austin Presbyterian TheologicalSeminary from 1945-1971. This collection consists of a scrapbook given to David Stitt by Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary librarian Norman Dow at Stitt’s retirement in 1971, with photos and scrapbook material documenting events from 1934-1955 and undated events.
Identification: 1998-006
Extent: 0.5 inches
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

David Leander Stitt (1912-2003) served as president of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary from 1945-1971. Significant occurrences during his presidency include the construction of the library, increases in seminary finances, and a continued dedication to the selection and expansion of the faculty. Upon his retirement in 1971, the APTS Alumni Association created the David L. Stitt Fellowship for seniors and renamed the campus library in his honor.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a scrapbook given to David Stitt by Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary librarian Norman Dow at Stitt’s retirement in 1971, with photos and scrapbook material documenting events from 1934-1955 and undated events. Photos of interest include the ground breaking ceremony for the seminary library and the midwinter lectures. Detailed identification of photograph subjects (when available) and the originals of the scrapbook material can be found in the holding record.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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


Index Terms

Personal Names
Stitt, David Leander.
Organizations
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Leander Stitt scrapbook, 1934-1955 and undated, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Processed by Whitney Hughes, Archives Assistant, February 2010.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
D035 1. Class of 1950



Box
D035 2. Class of 1952



Box
D035 3-5. Library groundbreaking, 1948



Box
D035 6. John MacKay visit, 1954



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D035 7. Don Davidson, Bob Shepperson, David Stitt, 1953



Box
D035 8. Unidentified, 1952



Box
D035 9. David Stitt, 1954



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D035 10. Midwinter lectures, 1957



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D035 11. David Stitt, undated



Box
D035 12. Dan Williams, David Stitt, 1952



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D035 13. David Still, Lewis Sherrill, David Stitt, 1952



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D035 14. James McCord, David Stitt, undated



Box
D035 15. Unidentified, undated



Box
D035 16. Unidentified, undated



Box
D035 17. Unidentified, undated



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D035 18. L.R. Klein, David Stitt, undated



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D035 19-20. Long Range Planning Committee of the Board of Trustees, 1954



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D035 21. James Wharton, David Stitt, undated



Box
D035 22. Unidentified, undated



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D035 23. Will Wilson, David Stitt, 1955



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D035 24. Allen Wehrli, David Stitt, 1954