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Bronx Community College, Gould Memorial Library, Bronx, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.66
Rating: 0 stars
Other name(s): University Heights, New York University
Address: Sedgwick Avenue
Location: Bronx, New York City, New York 10468, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.85876, -73.91387
Tiffany 1910: Page 11
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 places the building in Manhattan [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1900 [ORG]
Architect: Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White [ORG]
Comment: Building damaged by fire started by Molotov Cocktail in 1969 [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.66.1: Memorial Window: Veritas (Unknown)
1.1.66.2: Justice, Goodness and Power (1901) (Destroyed) item has a photo
1.1.66.3: ornamental skylights (Destroyed)
1.1.66.4: ornamental windows (Extant)
1.1.66.5: Truth (Unknown)
1.1.66.6: dome mosaic, with 150 foot long quotation from Milton's "Paradise Lost" (1900) (Extant)

Item 1.1.66.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Veritas [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 11
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Truth
Same as item: Possibly 1.1.66.2 or 1.1.66.5

Item 1.1.66.2

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Justice, Goodness and Power
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Justice, Goodness and Power [NYT1901, NYEP1901, NYTR1901, VOGUE1901]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1901, NYEP1901, NYTR1901, VOGUE1901]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1901, NYEP1901, NYTR1901, VOGUE1901]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Exhibited Feb 1901 [NYT1901, NYEP1901, NYTR1901, VOGUE1901]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: ΤΟ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΝ ΚΑΙ ΤΗΝ ΙΣΟΤΗΤΑ ΠΑΡΕΧΕΣΘΕ (Give us that which is just and equal, Colossians 4.1) // ΕΡΓΑΖΩΜΕΘΑ ΤΟ ΑΓΑΘΟΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΠΑΝΤΑΣ (Let us do good unto all men, Galatians 6.10) // ΑΝΔΡΙΖΕΣΘΕ ΚΡΑΤΑΙΟΥΣΘΕ (Quit you like men, be strong, First Corinthians 16.13) // ΤΟΙΣ ΔΟΞΑΝ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΜΗΝ ΚΑΙ ΑΦ ΘΑR ΣΙΑΝ ΖΗΤ ΟVΣΙ (To those seeking glory and honour and immortality) [NYTR1901, DL2014]
Category: Justice; Goodness; Power; Truth
Comment: Window badly damaged by fire started by Molotov Cocktail in 1969, not known what happened with remnants [ORG]
Same as item: Possibly 1.1.66.1

Item 1.1.66.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental skylights [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 11
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Skylight destroyed by fire started by Molotov Cocktail in 1969 [ORG]

Item 1.1.66.4

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [ORG, WEB]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [ORG, WEB]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WEB]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 1.1.66.5

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Truth [TIFF1913]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1913 shows a Truth mosaic, said to be in the New York University library, but this might be a mistake (there is such a mosaic in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, OH, SITE:32.8.2) [TIFF1913, DEDUCED]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Frederick Wilson [TIFF1913]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Truth
Same as item: Possibly 1.1.66.1

Item 1.1.66.6

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: dome mosaic, with 150 foot long quotation from Milton's "Paradise Lost" [EAGLE1900]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1900]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1900 [EAGLE1900]
Size:
Inscription: And chiefly thou, O Spirit, who dost prefer before all temples the upright heart and pure, intrust me, for thou knowest. What in me is dark illumine, what is low, raise and support. [EAGLE1900]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DL2014: Prof. Doug Lee, University of Nottingham, personal correspondence (3 Feb 2014)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1900: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (15 Apr 1900, p. 29)
NYEP1901: New York Evening Post (16 Feb 1901)
NYT1901: New York Times (16 Feb 1901, p. 5)
NYTR1901: New York Daily Tribune (18 Feb 1901, p. 5)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
TIFF1913: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios (1913)
VOGUE1901: Vogue (21 Feb 1901, p. v)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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