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Forty-first Street Presbyterian Church, Chicago, Illinois

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Site Id: 13.1.35
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): First Presbyterian Church
Address: 4100 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60653, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.82002, -87.61748
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.1.35.1: Spencer Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Little Children (1892) (Removed)
13.1.35.2: Humphrey Memorial Window: ornamental (1893) (Removed)
13.1.35.3: Mitchell Memorial Window: St. Paul Preaching at Athens (1895) (Removed)

Item 13.1.35.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Spencer Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Little Children [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation: [HIST1913]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Franklin Fayette Spencer (13 Oct 1817 - 1 Nov 1890) and his wife Rachel Gifford Macomber Spencer (d. 18 Mar 1887) [HIST1913, CT1890]
Donor: likely his daughters, Abby (Mrs. Augustus) Eddy and Delia (Mrs. Arthur) Caton [ORG_NEW]
Date: Unveiled 13 Nov 1892 [HIST1913]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD, / AND IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF / FRANKLIN FAYETTE SPENCER, / WHO DIED NOVEMBER 1, 1890, AND OF / RACHEL GIFFORD SPENCER, / HIS WIFE, WHO DIED MARCH 18, 1887. [HIST1913]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
History: Originally installed in First Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.6) [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation after merger with Forty-First Street Presbyterian in 1912 [HIST1913, ORG_NEW, LDR2006]
Moved to Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.7) when First Presbyterian merged with Woodlawn Park Presbyterian Church in 1926 [ORG, ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.6.1, 13.1.7.12

Item 13.1.35.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Humphrey Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation: [IO1893A, IO1893B, NYTR1893, NYET1893, DAF1893, HIST1913]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Zephaniah Moore Humphrey (30 Aug 1824 - 13 Nov 1881), pastor of church 1859-1868 [CDT1893A, CDT1893B, IO1893A, IO1893B, NYTR1893, NYET1893, DAF1893, HIST1913]
Donor: his wife, Harriette L. Sykes Humphrey [CDT1893A, IO1893A, NYTR1893, WEB]
Marshall Field [ORG_NEW]
Date: Exhibited Aug 1893 at Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company [IO1893A, NYTR1893, NYET1893]
Unveiled 10 Sep 1893 [CDT1893A, CDT1893B, IO1893B, HIST1913]
Size: 21' high x 5'6" wide [NYET1893]
20' high [IO1893A, NYTR1893]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Originally installed in First Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.6) [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation after merger with Forty-First Street Presbyterian in 1912 [HIST1913, ORG_NEW, LDR2006]
Moved to Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.7) when First Presbyterian merged with Woodlawn Park Presbyterian Church in 1926 [ORG, ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.6.2, 13.1.7.13

Item 13.1.35.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mitchell Memorial Window
Theme: St. Paul Preaching at Athens [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation: [IO1895, NYT1895, HIST1913]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. Arthur Mitchell, D.D. (d. 24 Apr 1893), pastor of church 1868-1880 [IO1895, NYT1895, HIST1913]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 2 Jun 1895 [HIST1913]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: at the base of the window, upon a plinth: In Memory of / REV. ARTHUR MITCHELL, D.D. / Born 1835. Died 1893. [IO1895]
Category: St. Paul
History: Originally installed in First Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.6) [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation after merger with Forty-First Street Presbyterian in 1912 [HIST1913, ORG_NEW, LDR2006]
Moved to Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.7) when First Presbyterian merged with Woodlawn Park Presbyterian Church in 1926 [ORG, ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.6.3, 13.1.7.14

References

CDT1893A: Chicago Daily Tribune (10 Sep 1893, p. 10)
CDT1893B: Chicago Daily Tribune (11 Sep 1893, p. 1)
CT1890: Chicago Tribune (2 Nov 1890, p. 4)
DAF1893: The Decorator and Furnisher (Sep 1893, Vol. 22, No. 6, p. 231)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1913: The First Presbyterian Church Chicago, Philo Adam Otis (1913, p. 90, 92, 96, 136)
IO1893A: Daily Inter Ocean (20 Aug 1893, p. 2)
IO1893B: Daily Inter Ocean (10 Sep 1893, p. 3)
IO1895: Daily Inter Ocean (3 Jun 1895, p. 7)
LDR2006: Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church Building, Landmark Designation Report, Susan Perry, Terry Tatum and Brian Goeken (2006)
NYET1893: New York Evening Telegram (18 Aug 1893, p. 2)
NYT1895: New York Times (2 Jun 1895, p. 22)
NYTR1893: New York Daily Tribune (19 Aug 1893, p. 4)
ORG: Organization
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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