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James Edward Flanders
Dallas' First Architect
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Chapter One - Chicago and the Early Years
CONTENTS
PREVIOUS
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, Dallas Historical Society, 1978

Gone from Texas, Our lost Architectural Heritage, by Willard B. Robinson,
Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, 1981

Transcriptions of City Directory listing for Minneapolis, MN, in a letter from Amy Ryan , Librarian,
Minneapolis History Collection, Minneapolis Public Library and Information Center

Chicago City Directories 1870-1878, Illinois State Historical Library

The Flanders family from Europe to America by Edith Dunbar 1935. Tuttle Pub Co, Rutland Va

Yesterdays' Chicago, by Herman Kogan and Rick Kogan, E.A. Seeman Publishing, Miami, FL., 1976

The Great Chicago Fire:  In Eyewitness Accounts and Seventy Contemporary Photographs and        Illustrations, Edited by David Lowe,   New York:  Dover Publications, 1979.

Chapter Two - Dallas - A New Start
Chapter Seven - Masonic Projects - Member & Architect
Flanders Masonic Activities and Commissions

Dallas Weekly Herald, April 6, 1878

Telephone conversation with J. Ward Watson, October 19, 1986

An Informal History of Tannehill Lodge No. 52, AF & AM by David C. McCord

Original petition for membership to the Dallas Chapter, No. 47, Royal Arch Masons

"The M. W.  Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the 68th Grand Annual
Communication, held in the city of Waco, December 1st, 2nd,3rd A.D. 1903
William James M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y"

The M. W.  Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the 70th Grand Annual
Communication, held in the city of Waco, December 5th, 6th, 7th A.D. 1905
S. M. Bradley  M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y"

The Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas - Waco, TX,

The M. W.  Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the 68th Grand Annual
Communication, held in the city of Waco, December 1st, 2nd,3rd A.D. 1903
William James M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y

The M. W.  Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the 70th Grand Annual
Communication, held in the city of Waco, December 5th, 6th, 7th A.D. 1905
S. M. Bradley  M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y

The M. W. Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the Special Communication,
held in the city of Waco, eleventh day of May,  A.D. 1904
William James M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y

Original Drawings, J. E. Flanders, Architect. Architectural Drawings Collection, The General Libraries,        The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Masonic Widows and Orphans Home - Boy's Annex

The M. W.  Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the 70th Grand Annual
Communication, held in the city of Waco, December 5th, 6th, 7th A.D. 1905
S. M. Bradley  M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y
Copies from the book Masonic Home and School, provided by Dr. Stewart, Superintendent of the school
Masonic Widows and Orphans Home - Auditorium

The M. W.  Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. Proceedings of the 70th Grand Annual
Communication, held in the city of Waco, December 5th, 6th, 7th A.D. 1905
S. M. Bradley  M.W. Grand Master, John Watson R.W. Grand Sec'y
Masonic Home and School, provided by Dr. Stewart, Superintendent of the school

Bryan Texas Masonic Hall

Texas Historic Sites Inventory Form, Site No. 386, Hardy-Heck-Moore, Recorders, Texas Historical        Commission, Austin, Texas

Letter from Peter Flagg Maxson, Senior Architectural Historian, Texas Historical Commission
to Jim Willis, November 19, 1987

The Commercial Recorder, June 20th, 1910, San Antonio, Texas
Chapter Six - Returning to Texas - Changing the Pace
Since 1886: A History of the Texas Society of Architects by Frank Todd Smith, Texas Society of Architects,        Austin, Texas, 1983.
Correspondence between J. E. Flanders and Alfred Stone, AIA, The American Institute of Architects,
RG801, SR3, Box 2, Fol. 3
Letter from Donald Rhodes to Jim Willis, May 27, 1987

Texas Hall, Trinity University  - Tehuacana
A Catalog of Texas Properties in the National Register of Historic Places, James Wright Steely,       Texas Historical Commission, Austin, TX 1984
Texas Public Buildings of the Nineteenth Century by Willard B. Robinson & Todd Webb
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, University of Texas Press
A List of 30 J. E. Flanders References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library
Dallas Morning News, March 5, 1888, p.1, c.1
Letter from Donald Rhodes to Jim Willis, May 27, 1987

San Jacinto School - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Education in Dallas, Ninety-two Years of History 1874-1966, by J. E.Schiebel, Ed., Dallas Independent       School District, Taylor Publishing Co., 1966, pp.34-38

Alamo School - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Education in Dallas, Ninety-two Years of History 1874-1966, by J. E.Schiebel, Ed., Dallas Independent       School District, Taylor Publishing Co., 1966, pp.34-38

Columbian School - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Education in Dallas, Ninety-two Years of History 1874-1966, by J. E.Schiebel, Ed., Dallas Independent       School District, Taylor Publishing Co., 1966, pp.34-38

Oak Cliff High School School - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Education in Dallas, Ninety-two Years of History 1874-1966, by J. E.Schiebel, Ed., Dallas Independent       School District, Taylor Publishing Co., 1966, pp.34-38

John Bookhout Residence - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
A List of 30 J. E. Flanders References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library
A Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia & Lee McAlister, Alfred A. Knopf, 1986

Middleton Bros. Building - Dallas
The Galveston News, June 24, 1886, p.5, Col. 2
A List of 30 J. E. Flanders References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library

W. A. Strain House - Lancaster
A Catalog of Texas Properties in the National Register of Historic Places
James Wright Steely, Texas Historical Commission, Austin, TX 1984
National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form, #300112, W. A. Strain House,
Prepared by Joe Williams & Binnie McCready, Texas Historical Commission, 1978
Texas Historical Commission - Texas Historic Sites Atlas Online
Lancaster a History, 1845-1945 compiled by the Lancaster Historical Society, Lancaster, 1978
Original plans of the W. A. Strain Home, Lancaster, Texas, Flanders & Moad
Lancaster a History, 1845-1945 compiled by the Lancaster Historical Society, Lancaster, 1978

Heard-Craig House - McKinney
Victorian Vision, The Dallas Morning News, Saturday, January 1, 2000
A legacy is fulfilled, Dallas Times Herald, May 19, 1975, Sec.C, p.1
Texas Historical Commission - Texas Historic Sites Atlas Online

Warren-Crowell House - Terrell
A Catalog of Texas Properties in the National Register of Historic Places
James Wright Steely, Texas Historical Commission, Austin, TX 1984
Warren-Crowell House National Register Nomination by Peter Flagg Maxson, 2/18/1980
A History of Kaufman County by The Kaufman County Historical Commission, Taylor Publishing Co.,
Dallas, Texas, 1978 
Decorating Texas, Decorative Painting in the Lone Star State from the 1850s to the 1950s,
by Buie Harwood, Texas Christian University Press, Fort Worth
Letter from Mrs. M. L. Crowell, 705 Griffith Ave, Terrell, Texas, February 12, 1973
Texas Historical Commission - Texas Historic Sites Atlas Online

L. E. Griffith Home - Terrell
Terrell, Texas 1873-1973: From Open Country to Modern City by Jack Stoltz, The Naylor               Company, San Antonio, Texas
A History of Kaufman County by The Kaufman County Historical Commission, Taylor Publishing Co.,
Dallas, Texas, 1978 
Original plans of the L. E. Griffith Home, Terrell, Texas, Flanders & Flanders
Letter from Davis Griffith-Cox to Jim Willis, Feb. 8, 1989
Letter from Davis Griffith-Cox to Jim Willis, January 31, 1989

Los Flanders Apartments - Dallas
Dallas Building Permit, Jackson & Pearl, 20 Room Flat, J. E. Flanders, January 1, 1909
A letter from James Edward Flanders III to Louise Kahn, March 8, 1875

Dallas: The Deciding Years - A Historical Portrait by A.c. Greene, Encino Press, 1973

Dallas: An Illustrated History by Darwin Payne, Dallas Historic Preservation League
Windsor Publications, Woodland Hills, CA., 1982

Dallas Yesterday by Sam Acheson, SMU Press, Dallas, Texas, 1977

Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society

Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3

Dallas City Directory 1178-79

Dallas City Directory 1880-81

Dallas City Directory 1881-82

Dallas City Directory 1883-84

Dallas City Directory 1884-85

Dallas City Directory 1886-87

Dallas City Directory 1888-89
Chapter Three -  A Growing Dallas - Establishing a Career
Binkley Hotel - Sherman
The History of Grayson County Texas, Volume II,  by Grayson County Frontier Village,
Lost Sherman, edited by Joan Ball,  Sherman Historical Museum 1981
Binkley Was Ornate Hotel, Sherman Democrat, Sherman, Texas, Saturday July 18, 1965. p.16,

Rockwall County Courthouse - Rockwall
The Dallas News, Monday, June 7, 1886 (2 ads)
History Of Rockwall County 1842-1968, by O. L. Steger, Jr., 1969
Rockwall County History, Rockwall County Historical Society, 1984

W. F. Flippen residence - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library
Historical Business Review, Dallas City Directory, 1884, pp. 49-53

J. E. Schneider residence - Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library

First Presbyterian Church - Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library

Merchants Exchange Building (Later known as Gaston & Gaston) - Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Dallas Weekly Herald, Thursday, October 16, 1884, p.4, C 2-4
The Dallas Weekly Herald, May 24, 1883, p.10, c.1
Dallas Yesterday by Sam Acheson, SMU Press, Dallas, Texas, 1977

Getzendaner & Ferris Bank - Waxahachie
Dallas Yesterday by Sam Acheson, SMU Press, Dallas, Texas, 1977
History of Ellis County, Texas, Texian, Waco, 1972.

Field-Wilson residence - Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3 (Interview)
References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library

C. A. Keating residence - Dallas
Keating and Forbes Families and Reminiscences of C. A. Keating, C. A. Keating, Dallas, Tex                1920
Dallas Historical Society, Atcheson Papers, Box 3, Folder C

Cockrell Building - Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society

Grand Windsor Hotel - Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3 (Interview)
References from University of Texas at Austin Architectural Library
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society                    Historical Business Review, Dallas City Directory, 1884, pp. 49-53
Dallas Famous for Good Hotels, Grand Windsor Held an Undisputed Lead During the Eighties,
The Dallas Morning News, October 1, 1935, p.unknown

Chapter Four -  The Courthouses of Flanders
Dallas County Courthouse- Dallas
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Texas State Gazetteer & Business Directory, 1884-5, R. L. Polk & Co., 22 N. Fourth St., St.         Louis, Mo., 1884
Courthouse Muddle - The Report of the Experts, Dallas Morning News, July 18, 1891

Stephens County Courthouse - Breckenridge
Texas State Gazetteer & Business Directory, 1884-5, R. L. Polk & Co., 22 N. Fourth St., St.        Louis, Mo., 1884
Doodle Bugs and Cactus Berries by Betty Elliot Hanna,  Eakin Press, Austin, Texas, 1975
Historical Sketches of Stephens County, by the Bicentennial Committee, 1976

Nolan County Courthouse - Sweetwater
The People's Architecture, Texas Courthouses, Jails and Municipal Buildings, by Willard                 Robinson, Texas State Historical Association, 1983
J. E. Flanders Architect & Superintendent Dallas City Directory ad - ca1883

Shackleford County Courthouse - Albany
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Albany Courthouse, Albany Reporter News, April 8, 1956, p.16, c.6
The County Builds a Courthouse by Joseph Blanton, Albany, 1983
Collection of communications  from J. E. Flanders to builders of Shackleford County and           Eastland County Courthouses

Baylor County Courthouse - Seymour
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Salt Pork to Sirloin:  The History of Baylor County, Texas from 1879 to 1930,
Baylor County Historical Society, p. 304

Eastland County Courthouse - Eastland
The Dallas News, April 24, 1886, p.3, c.6
History Of Eastland County Texas, by Mrs. George Langston, A.D. Aldridge & Company,
Stationers, Printers & Bookbinders, Dallas, Texas, 1904, p.89

Jack County Courthouse - Jacksboro
The History of Jack County, Texas by The Jack County Genealogical Society, Curtis Media               Corp, Dallas, 1985
The Jack County Court House Story, Part 1, Jack County Herald, July 21, 1988
The Jack County Court House Story, Part 2, Jack County Herald, July 28, 1989

Wilbarger County Courthouse - Vernon
Fort Worth Daily Gazette, April 1, 1886, p.3, Col. 4
Minutes of Wilbarger County Commissioners Court,  Meetings of March 8, 1886
(Special Term) pp. 232-234, April, 1886 (Special Term) p. 241, December 7, 1886, p. 320
Wilbarger County by Sylvia Jo Jones, Craftsman Printers, 1986

Navarro County Courthouse - Corsicana
Temples of Justice by Jim Steely, second in a three part series, Texas Highways, May, 1987
Navarro County History, Vol. 2 by the Navarro County Historical Society, Corsicana, TX, 1978
Evaluation of Facilities for Navarro County, Corsicana, TX by Burch Associates, Architects,          Tyler, TX 1983
Navarro County History, Vol. 5 by the Navarro County Historical Society, Corsicana, TX, 1978

Potter County Courthouse - Amarillo
Texas Public Buildings of the Nineteenth Century by Willard B. Robinson & Todd Webb
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, University of Texas Press
Amarillo, Texas: The First 100 Years (1887-1987) - A Picture. Postcard History. Amarillo: Ray        Franks Publishing, 1986.
A History of Amarillo Texas - the first 100 years, Ray Franks Publishing, Amarillo

Jails & Other Municipal Buildings
Historic County Jails of Texas by Edward A. Blackburn, Jr. , Texas A&M University Press,
College Station, 2006, p. 178
Historic County Jails of Texas by Edward A. Blackburn, Jr. , Texas A&M University Press,
College Station, 2006, p. 58
Historic County Jails of Texas by Edward A. Blackburn, Jr. , Texas A&M University Press,
College Station, 2006, p. 189
A History of Amarillo Texas - the first 100 years, Ray Franks Publishing, Amarillo
J. E. Flanders Dallas City Directory ad , ca1885
J. E. Flanders Dallas City Directory ad,  ca1895
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Texas Courthouse by June Rayfield Welch and J. Larry Lance, GLA Press, 1971, Dallas, Texas
Temples of Justice; Nineteenth Century Courthouses in the Midwest and Texas by Paul Kenneth Goeldner, Columbia University. Ph.D., Fine Arts, 1970
Chapter Five -  The Texas Fair - A Continuing Project
All Buildings of the Original Dallas Fair 1886
Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
Section Three, p.3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Great State Fair of Texas by Nancy Wiley, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX, 1985
The Dallas News, June 7, 1886
The Dallas News, Monday, June 7, 1886 (2 ads)
Dallas Yesterday by Sam Acheson, SMU Press, Dallas, Texas, 1977

Texas State Fair Exposition Building - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Great State Fair of Texas by Nancy Wiley, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX, 1985
Dallas Yesterday by Sam Acheson, SMU Press, Dallas, Texas, 1977
The Fair Park, General Exhibits Building, Northeast of Parry & Second Avenues, Dallas, Dallas        County, TX, Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress, HABS TEX,57-DAL,3B
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/tx0596/

Texas State Fair Administration Building and Entrance Gates - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Great State Fair of Texas by Nancy Wiley, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX, 1985
Historic Fair Park, Gone But Not Forgotten, Second Entrance Building
http://www.watermelon-kid.com/places/FairPark/gbnf-tour/gbnf-second-entrance.htm

Texas State Fair Coliseum - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Great State Fair of Texas by Nancy Wiley, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX, 1985        Dallas' Fair Park, Coliseum, Perry & Second Avenues, Dallas, Dallas County, TX,
Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress, HABS TEX,57-DAL,3A-,            http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/tx0595/
Fair Park Repair by Ann Jarmusch, Dallas Times Herald, Thursday, October 26, 1989
Chapter Nine - California - The Later Years
"Dallas' First Architect Had Hard Sledding; The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925,
       Section Three, p.3
Transcription of Flanders Listings in Los Angeles City Directory 1912-1942, City Of Los Angeles Public        Library, Mary S. Pratt, Principal Librarian, History Department

Flanders' 1320 Puterbaugh Residence
Transcription of Flanders Listings in Los Angeles City Directory 1912-1942, City Of Los Angeles        Public Library, Mary S. Pratt, Principal Librarian, History Department

Flanders Apartments
The Architect & Engineer, Vol. LVIII No.3, Sept. 1919, p.65

Hotel Dupont
http://www.whitleyheights.com/index.php

Letter from Herman E. Bennett to the Commander and Sir Knights, Dallas #6, Knights Templar,
Dallas, Texas dated June 13, 1928

Letter from Herman E. Bennett to Mr. E. J. Hess, Recorder, Dallas Commandery #6 , Knights Templar,       Dallas, Texas dated June 15, 1928

Letter from Herman E. Bennett to Mr. E. J. Hess, Recorder, Dallas Commandery #6 , Knights Templar,        Dallas, Texas dated June 16, 1928

Letter from Herman E. Bennett to Mr. E. W. Speer, Secretary, Tannehill Lodge, No. 52, Free and                   Accepted Masons,  Dallas, Texas dated July 6, 1928

The Western Architect, Volume XIV, Number 1,  July, 1909, p.58

Chapter Eight - The Churches of Flanders
1St. James Episcopal Church - Texarkana
Essays Upon the History of St. James Church by Bettis Lawrence, Texarkana, 1976

First Presbyterian Church - Dallas
List of 30 J. E. Flanders References from the American Institute of Architects Archives,  RG801,       SR3, Box 2, Fol. 3
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society

First Baptist Church - Lampasas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
The Galveston News, June 24, 1886, p.5, Col. 2
Letter & Attachments from Linda Johnson, Sec'y, First Baptist Church, Lampasas, Texas
(Includes photocopy of 1908 bulletin with illustration.)
First Baptist Church Observes 125th birthday Sunday, local newspaper article, name unknown

First Christian Church - Greenville
Centennial Is Observed by Christian Church Here, Greenville Evening banner, May 2, 1948,                Sec.3, p.4,c.1
History of Central Christian Church, Greenville, June, 1999

First Methodist Episcopal Church South - Terrell
List of 30 J. E. Flanders References from the American Institute of Architects Archives,  RG801,       SR3, Box 2, Fol.
Terrell, Texas 1873-1973: From Open Country to Modern City by Jack Stoltz, The Naylor                    Company, San Antonio, Texas
A History of Kaufman County by The Kaufman County Historical Commission, Taylor Publishing        Co., Dallas, Texas, 1978 

Methodist Episcopal Church South  - McKinney
A Great Day for McKinney Methodism, Texas Christian Advocate, November 24, 1904, Dallas,
Texas Historical Sites Inventory Form - Texas Historical Commission, Site 1257,
Hardy-Heck-Moore, 1985

McKenzie Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church South - Clarksville
McKenzie Memorial Church , Clarksville, Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, Dec. 9, 1913, p.9

Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Farmersville
The Texas Christian Advocate, May 23, 1903, p.2,3
Correspondence from Ben Read, First United Methodist Church, Farmersville, Texas
(History of church, photo, drawing)

Bryan Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Bryan
James E. Flanders' First United Methodist Church, Pittsburg, Texas, by Eileen Wilson Hoffman,
published in ""Perspective"", Society of Architectural Historians, Texas Chapter, Vol XIII,
November. 1, 1956
Recollections of a Long Life by Elijah L. Shettles, Blue and Gray Press, Nashville, Tenn, 1973
New M. E. Church, Pittsburg, Tex., Texas  Christian Advocate, Dallas, May 5, 1904
First Methodist Church, Bryan Texas, Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, October 24, 1907, p.7

First Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Vernon
List of 30 J. E. Flanders References from the American Institute of Architects Archives,  RG801,        SR3, Box 2, Fol. 3

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Dallas
Dallas Rediscovered by William McDonald, 1978, Dallas Historical Society
Texas Public Buildings of the Nineteenth Century by Willard B. Robinson & Todd Webb
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, University of Texas Press
Trinity Methodist Church, A Historical Survey and Guidelines for its' Adaptive Use as a Music            Conservatory and Performing Arts Center by Bobby Joe Wise, University of Texas at                         Arlington, 1981
Architects join forces to save city's landmarks, The Dallas Morning News, February 25, 1975,                           Sec.C, p.4, c.1

Athens Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Athens
New M. E. Church, South, Athens, Tex., Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, May 26, 1904, p.9
First Methodist Church, Athens, Athens Review Annual Report, Athens, Sept., 1967.

Missouri Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Fort Worth
Tarrant County Historic Resources Survey, Phase III, Fort Worth Southside,  Page, Anderson &                  Trumball, San Francisco, 1988
Texas Historical Commission - Texas Historic Sites Atlas
Fort Worth's Legendary Landmarks by Byrd Williams & Carol Roark, Texas Christian University       Press, Fort Worth, 1995

Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Royce City
History Of Rockwall County 1842-1968, by O. L. Steger, Jr., 1969
History of First United Methodist Church, Royse City, Texas 1887-1997, p.30
Texas Historical Building Marker Application Form 5296, Texas Historical Commission, Austin, 1978     

Methodist Episcopal Church South - Chickasha, OK
Letter from Mary Hewitt Bailey to Jim Willis, October 8, 1991

Methodist Episcopal Church South - Pittsburg
James E. Flanders' First United Methodist Church, Pittsburg, Texas, by Eileen Wilson Hoffman,
published in ""Perspective"", Society of Architectural Historians, Texas Chapter, Vol XIII, No. 1, 1956        Directory of First United Methodist Church, Pittsburg, Texas, 1985
New M. E. Church, Pittsburg, Tex., Texas  Christian Advocate, Dallas, May 5, 1904
Recollections of a Long Life by Elijah L. Shettles, Blue and Gray Press, Nashville, Tenn, 1973
Camp County Texas, Customs and Characters, A sesquicentennial History, Pittsburg, 1986, p.23

Main Street Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Cleburne
The Truth About Cleburne and Johnson County in Texas by Jack Allin & J. A. Davis, J. Allin,           Cleburne, 1905
Wind, Hail and Rain Storm Visits Community Causing Much Damage, Cleburne Times Review,               Feb. 23, 1917

First Baptist Church - Pittsburg
Camp County Texas, Customs and Characters, A sesquicentennial History, Pittsburg, 1986, p.15
Pittsburg Gazette, April 14, 1905, p.5,  Camp County Public Library, Pittsburg, Microfilm Reel #F 86/5

Central Christian Church - Sherman
Lost Sherman, edited by Joan Ball,  Sherman Historical Museum 1981, p.43

Tabernacle Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Dallas
Tabernacle M. E. Church, City of Dallas Building Permit, Block 245, January 1, 1907 
History and Reminiscences of The Tabernacle M. E. Church, Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University

Ervay Street Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Dallas
Ervay Street Church, Dallas, Texas, Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, December 4, 1913, p.3
The American Architect and Building News, Vol XCII, Number 1670,  December 28, 1907, p.12
New Name, Site Waiting Church, Dallas Times Herald, October 20, 1965, Section b, P.9
Ervay Methodists Returning To Remodeled Church Sunday, Dallas newspaper clipping details unknown, ca       1914

Travis Street Methodist Episcopal Church South - Sherman
Travis Street M. E. Church, South - Under Construction; Cost $50,000, Reproduction of Flanders ordinal       drawing  from unknown book
Ancestors and Descendants Grayson County, Texas, Compiled by Grayson County Texas Genealogical       Society

Mallalieu Methodist Episcopal Church South - Dallas
Mallalieu M. E. Church, City of Dallas Building Permit, Permit 892, July 3, 1909 
Memorial Methodist Church, Directory - 1985

First Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Mangum, OK
The Commercial Recorder, San Antonio (1909-1912) from research by Stephen J. Fox, Houston, Texas              1972
National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form,  First United Methodist Church,                   Mangum, Oklahoma, Prepared by John d. Northcutt & John Beckman, 1982
History of First United Methodist Church 1888-1984 by June Summers, Mangum, Okla., 1984
First M. E. Church South, Mangum, Okla - Flanders and Flanders-Architects, Dallas, Texas (copy of       original perspective)

First Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Marlin
Recollections of a Long Life by Elijah L. Shettles, Blue and Gray Press, Nashville, Tenn, 1973, pp.154-5
First United Methodist Church of Marlin by James A. Bryan, D.D.S.,
Minute Book for the Building Committee of the Methodist Church at Marlin, S. H. Johnson, Secretary, 1908
Texas Historical Building Marker Application Form 6303, Texas Historical Commission, Austin, 1981
     
Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls, A Century in Photographs by Michael Duty, Midwestern State University Press, 1982
Wichita County Beginnings by Louise Kelly, Eakin Press, 1984
Methodist church illustration, Wichita Falls  Texas, Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, June 19, 1913, p.2

St. John's  Methodist Episcopal Church South - Stamford
National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form, Property No. 5,
       St. John's Methodist Church, Stamford, Texas,  1984
Specifications of a Church Building for M.E. Church South to be Erected at Stamford, Texas, June 1909
       Flanders & Flanders, Architects, Dallas, Texas
Texas Historical Commission - Texas Historic Sites Atlas
Methodist Episcopal Church South, Stamford,  Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, August 5, 1909, p.3

Methodist Episcopal Church South - Pilot Point
The Commercial Recorder, San Antonio (1909-1912) from research by Stephen J. Fox, Houston, Texas                   1972
Methodist Church, Pilot Point, Tex, (Flanders drawing), Texas Christian Advocate, August 25, 1910, p.2

Methodist Episcopal Church South - Rosebud
Bulletin for Dedication Service, First United Methodist Church, Rosebud, Texas, Nov. 25, 1956
Reproduction of JEF original drawing Rosebud  MECS, The Texas Christian Advocate, August 18, 1910, p.10.
A History of the First United Methodist Church, Rosebud, Texas, 1888-1984, Rosebud, TX, 1984, p.9

McKenzie First Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Honey Grove
The Commercial Recorder, San Antonio (1909-1912) from research by Stephen J. Fox, Houston, Texas 1972
A Brief History of McKenzie United Methodist Church, Honey Grove, Texas, October 8, 1983, p. 9
Story of McKenzie United Methodist Church by Alma Braudrick reproduced in Early Settlers of Honey Grove       and History of Life in the 1800's compiled by Johnny Avery, Book II"

Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Hubbard
Reproduction of JEF original drawing Hubbard  MECS,  The Texas Christian Advocate, July 20, 1911, p.9
The Commercial Recorder, San Antonio (1909-1912) from research by Stephen J. Fox, Houston, Texas 1972
Texas Historical Building Marker Application Form 18590, Texas Historical Commission, Austin, 1978
      
St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Abilene
The Commercial Recorder, San Antonio (1909-1912) from research by Stephen J. Fox, Houston, Texas 1972
A Historical Sketch of the St. Paul Methodist Church, Abilene, Texas by Earl Gregory Hamlett, 1949, p.4
Diamond Anniversary History St. Paul United Methodist Church by Dick Tarpley,  Abilene Reporter News,
Nov. 9, 1984
Three Abilene Churches, The Abilene Daily Reporter, November 7, 1909 (Has reproduction of Flanders            drawing.)
"St. Paul M. E. Church South, Abilene, Texas, Texas Christian Advocate, Dallas, September 4, 1909,
(has reproduction of Flanders drawing) "

Methodist Episcopal Church South - Corpus Christi
The Commercial Recorder, San Antonio (1909-1912) from research by Stephen J. Fox, Houston, Texas 1972
The Building of Corpus Christi, Carter Savings & Loan Assoc., Corpus Christi, TX, 1977
Letter from Mary Hewitt Bailey to Jim Willis, October 8, 19
Above is the design of the new M. E. Church South to be erected at Corpus Christi, Texas, Texas Christian        Advocate, Dallas, July 7, 1910 (has reproduction of Flanders drawing)

First Christian Church - Fulton, MO
Email from Angel Duncan, Church Secretary, to Jim Willis, July 28, 2008 references name of Flanders &        Flanders on original blueprints and note of Flanders & Flanders in the church history published in 1983
First Christian Church, Fulton, Mo. Website, history:  http://www.fcc-doc.org/history.html

First Presbyterian - Denison
Dallas City Directory Ad, Flanders & Skielvig  ca 1901

Waples Methodist Episcopal Church South - Denison
Dallas City Directory Ad, Flanders & Skielvig  ca 1901
A Brief History of Waples Memorial United Methodist Church, Denison, Texas

Christian Church - McKinney
The Architectural Heritage of McKinney by Owl Club of McKinney, Williamson Print Co., McKinney, 1974, p.16
New Christian Church Dedicated, McKinney Gazette, December 16, 1897
        
First Presbyterian Church - McKinney
Dallas City Directory Ad, Flanders & Skielvig  ca 1901
The Architectural Heritage of McKinney by Owl Club of McKinney, Williamson Print Co., McKinney, 1974
Diary of Greenberry Adams, deacon of the church, 1897
J. E. Flanders ad in Texas State Gazetteer Business Directory 1884-5
 
Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church - Corsicana
J. E. Flanders ad in Texas State Gazetteer Business Directory 1884-5

Methodist Episcopal Church South - San Angelo
History of the First Methodist Church, San Angelo, Texas by Mrs. C. A. Broome, 1882-1942
First United Methodist Church, San Angelo, Texas, Ninety-six Years of Methodism, 1882-1978, San Angelo,            1978,

Methodist Episcopal Church South - Arlington
The Journal, Arlington, Texas, August 1, 1907

East Dallas Christian - Dallas
Nine Charter Members Remain In 40-Year-Old Dallas Church, Dallas Morning News, November 3, 1943
             
Methodist Episcopal Church South - Amarillo
The Polk Street United Methodist Church, Amarillo, Texas, Texas Escapes Online Magazine,
http://www.texasescapes.com/TOWNS/Amarillo/Amarillo-Texas-United-Methodist-Church.htm

Methodist Episcopal Church South  - Waxahachie
Church Occupied in 1905, The Waxahachie Daily Light, June 12, 1979