Wintertime at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Title

Wintertime at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Description

Austin may be known for its hot summers and mild winters, but as the weather cools down we are reminded that the holiday season has always been a festive time at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. This collection of wintertime and holiday photos represents a sample of Seminary life from 1949 to 1990. Photographs include scenes of campus buildings in the snow, student, faculty, and staff holiday parties, lecture receptions, and Christmas services in the chapel.

Creator

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Publisher

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Date

circa 1949-1990

Rights

This resource can be used freely for private research. Please contact the Austin Seminary Archives with requests to use this resource in a publication.

Items in the Wintertime at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Collection

[Students singing Christmas carols on campus, 1988]
Three students caroling in a campus building, Christmas 1988.

[Christmas tree in a campus building lobby, 1988]
Photograph of a decorated Christmas tree in a campus building lobby, 1988.

[Students and staff at the Stitt Library Christmas party, 1988]
Photograph of students and staff at the 1988 Christmas party in the Stitt Library

[Holiday reception, two women, including Mona Eagle, 1988]
Mona Eagle, standing with the white shirt and blazer, pours herself punch at a holiday reception in 1988.

[Women and men singing at the 1985 Christmas party]
Photograph of women and men at the 1985 Christmas party singing.

[Guests sing at the 1985 Christmas party]
Photograph of a man playing piano while guests are lead in song at the 1985 Christmas party.

[A woman speaking at the 1985 Christmas party]
An unidentified woman speaks at the 1985 Christmas Party as an unidentified man looks on.

[Christmas in the Chapel, 1985]
Christmas service in the Chapel, 1985.

[Man presenting an award at the 1985 Christmas party]
An unknown man hold up a framed cirtificate or award at the 1985 Christmas Party.

[Christmas Hostesses, 1972-73]
Photograph of five female staff members at the 1972-73 Christmas Party. Reprinted in the 1972-73 Catalogue with the caption, "Christmas Hostesses"

[Students gather outside to carol and celebrate Christmas, 1954]
Students gather in a circle outside for caroling during Christmas 1954.

[Students decorate themselves in holly, 1954]
Students decorate themselves in holly and playfully act out scenes of Christmas, 1954.

["Christmas Gleam", Austin American Statesman clipping of Ricky Holmes, circa 1950s]
Newspaper clipping of picture and description of Ricky Holmes and the excitement of and anticipation of the Christmas holiday circa 1950s.

[Lizzie Holmes and her child pose in downtown Austin after a snow]
Lizzie Holmes and her child pose in the snow front of downtown Austin circa 1950s.

[Sandy Maxwell and Bill Hatcher get punch at an unknown lecture reception circa 1950s]
Sandy Maxwell, known as Mrs. Jack, and Bill Hatcher have punch and desserts after an unknown lecture reception circa 1950s.

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