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    Joyce B. Dunning Collection

    Summary: Methodist Conference documents and records for Tarrant County Churches with research notes by donor. 
    • Methodist Conference Journal, beginning with the First Quarterly Conference in Dallas District of the East Texas Annual Conference of the M.E. Church South held at Minter's Chapel, Tarrant County, 1865-1875 (pages 1-60); some records for the Methodist Conference, 1885-1890 related to Fossil Creek Church (pages 60-62);  notes added by Joyce Dunning, Mayola Davis, and Bertha Davis while researching history of Methodism in Birdville (pages 63-70). The Journal was printed in the Fort Worth Genealogical Society Quarterly, Footprints, in several editions in c. 1967.
    • St. Luke United Methodist Church, Fiftieth Anniversary 1928-1978 Fort Worth, Texas. A paper covered history of the congregation published on the occasion of its 50th year under the pastorate of Rev. Richard W. Jenkins Jr. Historic material gathered by Billie Killingsworth, Joyce Dunning, Dr. Ervin Gathings and Dr. Richard Jenkins Jr.