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Church of the Covenant, Washington, District of Columbia

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 10.3.11
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): National Presbyterian Church
Address: Southeast corner of Connecticut Avenue and N Street NW
Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.907, -77.04133 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 31
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1887-1889 [LOST2011]
Architect: J. Cleaveland Cady [LOST2011]
Comment: The building was demolished in 1966 [FF2011, LOST2011]
Also of interest:

Site Items

10.3.11.1: Strong Memorial Window: Paying of Tribute (1900) (Removed)
10.3.11.2: Strong Memorial Window: Angel of Resurrection (1900) (Removed)
10.3.11.3: ornamental windows (Unknown)
10.3.11.4: Hubbard Memorial Window: The Sower (1901) (Removed)

Item 10.3.11.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Strong Memorial Window
Theme: Paying of Tribute [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Pearl of Great Price [FF2011]
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rachel Henderson Davies Strong (28 May 1820 - 1887) [FF2011, WEB]
Justice William Strong (6 May 1808 - 19 Aug 1895) [WAPO1900, ES1900, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her / his daughters, Miss Strong, Miss Julia A. Strong and Mrs. Slade [WAPO1900, ES1900]
Date: Unveiled and dedicated 30 Dec 1900 [WAPO1900, ES1900]
Size:
Inscription: Render unto Caeser the things which are Caeser's and unto God the thing which are God's [WAPO1900, ES1900]
Category: Paying of Tribute
Location: south wall [WAPO1900]
History: Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:10.3.28) in late 1960s [FF2011, LOST2011]
Same as item: 10.3.28.1

Item 10.3.11.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Strong Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Justice William Strong (6 May 1808 - 19 Aug 1895) [FF2011, FINDAGRAVE]
Rachel Henderson Davies Strong (28 May 1820 - 1887) [WAPO1900, ES1900, WEB]
Donor: his / her daughters, Miss Strong, Miss Julia A. Strong and Mrs. Slade [WAPO1900, ES1900]
Date: Unveiled and dedicated 30 Dec 1900 [WAPO1900, ES1900]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Location: south wall [WAPO1900]
History: Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:10.3.28) in late 1960s [FF2011, LOST2011]
Same as item: 10.3.28.2

Item 10.3.11.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 31
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 10.3.11.4

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hubbard Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [FF2011]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CW1901]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Gardiner Greene Hubbard (25 Aug 1822 - 11 Dec 1897) [WAPO1900, ES1900, WAPO1901, ES1901, CW1901, FF2011, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard [WAPO1901, ES1901, CW1901, WEB]
Date: Unveiled 7 Jan 1901 [WAPO1900, ES1900, WAPO1901, ES1901, CW1901]
Size:
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / 1822 Gardiner Greene Hubbard 1897 / In the morning sow they seed, and at evening withhold not thine hand / Anno Domini, 1900 [WAPO1901, ES1901]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Location: south wall [WAPO1900, WAPO1901, ES1901]
History: Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:10.3.28) in late 1960s [FF2011, LOST2011]
Same as item: 10.3.28.3

References

CW1901: Christian Work: Illustrated Family Newspaper (17 Jan 1901, p. 104)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ES1900: The Evening Star (31 Dec 1900, p. 12)
ES1901: The Evening Star (7 Jan 1901, p. 12)
FF2011: Facets of Faith: Seeing the Light Through the Windows of the National Presbyterian Church (2011, p. 21-23, 101)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
LOST2011: Lost Washington, D.C., John DeFerrari (2011, p. 92-96)
ORG: Organisation
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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)
WAPO1900: Washington Post (31 Dec 1900, p. 3)
WAPO1901: Washington Post (7 Jan 1901, p. 2)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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