Index to the Various Histories Written about the Congregational Church of Austin

1. A Bit of Early History, by Annie Doom Pickrell. A charming personal account of some early events in the formation of the church. Her father, Judge David Williams Doom, was a founding member. She wrote the account to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the church, November 23, 1941.

2. History of the Congregational Church of Austin, by Ralph A. Bickler. A brief history of the Congregational Church of Austin by one of the early members and a prominent Austin resident. It was written in the 1950s. His father was Jakob Bickler, founder of the Bickler School.

3. Education Wing Dedication, 1969 Program from the dedication and brief church history.

4. Brief History of the Congregational Church of Austin. 75th Anniversary, 1976, by Hildegard Kuehne Everett. A brief history of the Congregational Church of Austin by the daughter of Professor John Matthias and Mary Kuehne. Hildegard was a tireless contributor to the church, including Christmas decorations, potluck dinners, church decorations and flowers. Her husband, Rizer Everett, used his woodworking skills to provide church furniture and maintenance.

5. Compilation History of Congregational Church of Austin, 100th Anniversary 2001. Compiled from histories by Hildegard Kuehne Everett, Annie Doom Pickrell, Ralph A. Bickler and comments by Matt Wilding, Mathis Blackstock and Brenda Tingle.

6. History of Congregational Church of Austin, 2014. Pat and Mel Oakes. Sources include histories by Hildegard Kuehne Everett, Annie Doom Pickrell, Ralph A. Bickler and comments by Matt Wilding, Mathis Blackstock and Brenda Tingle. Pat Oakes, school teacher for ASID and St. Andrews School, and Mel Oakes, UT Professor of Physics, have attended the church since 1964.

7. History of Church Names. The church has had many name changes throughout the years.