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St. Mary's School, Chapel, Knoxville, Illinois

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Site Id: 13.4.1
Rating: 1 star
Address:
Location: Knoxville, Illinois, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.91366, -90.28354
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1881-1888 [WEB]
Architect:
Comment: The chapel is all that is left of St. Mary's School [WEB]
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.4.1.1: Taggert, Woodland and Yocum Memorial Window: St. Margaret (1899) (Extant)

Item 13.4.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Taggert, Woodland and Yocum Memorial Window (Leffingwell Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Margaret [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Florence Taggert, Margerie Woodland and Florence Yocum [CDT1899A, CDT1899B, IO1899A, IO1899B, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 24 Oct 1899 [WEB]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Margaret
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Leffingwell Memorial Window, so likely Charles Wesley Leffingwell, founder of St. Mary's School, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, WIKI, DEDUCED]
Comment: The three girls all died in the sinking of the "Paul Jones" in the Gulf of Mexico in Jan 1899 [CDT1899A, CDT1899B, IO1899A, IO1899B, WEB]

References

CDT1899A: Chicago Daily Tribune (16 Jan 1899, p. 7)
CDT1899B: Chicago Daily Tribune (21 Jan 1899, p. 4)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
IO1899A: Daily Inter Ocean (16 Jan 1899, p. 1)
IO1899B: Daily Inter Ocean (21 Jan 1899, p. 1)
PHOTO: Photo of item
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIKI: Wikipedia

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