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First Universalist Church, Roxbury, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.32.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: St. Richard Street (was Buena Vista Street)
Location: Roxbury, Massachusetts 02119, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.32309, -71.08418 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 says that all the windows were purposefully destroyed when the building was demolished in the 1960s [DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1894-1895 [BP1895]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.32.1.1: Jenkins Memorial Window: St. Paul (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.32.1.2: Smith Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.32.1.3: Hastings Memorial Window: Hope (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.32.1.4: Swain and Newman Memorial Window: Madonna (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.5: James Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.32.1.6: Conant Memorial Window: Boy Christ in the Temple (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.7.a: Passion Flower (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.32.1.7.b: Grape Vine (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.32.1.8: Pastors Memorial Window: Christ Commissioning His Disciples (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.9: Burrell Memorial Window: Cross and Lilies (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.10: Curtis Memorial Window: ornamental (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.11: Seaver Memorial Window: St. John (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.12.a: ornamental window (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.12.b: Draper Memorial Window: ornamental window (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.13: Cobb Memorial Window: Resurrection Morning (1895) (Destroyed)
21.32.1.14: Nason Memorial Window: St. Cecilia (1910) (Destroyed) item has a photo

Item 21.32.1.1

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Status: Destroyed if ever existed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Jenkins Memorial Window
Theme: St. Paul [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Paul

Item 21.32.1.2

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Status: Destroyed if ever existed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection

Item 21.32.1.3

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Status: Destroyed if ever existed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Hastings Memorial Window
Theme: Hope [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Hope

Item 21.32.1.4

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Swain and Newman Memorial Window (Morse Memorial Window)
Theme: Madonna [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles D. Swain [BG1895, BP1895]
and Caroline Newman [BG1895, BP1895]
Donor: Mr. Swain's wife, Eliza S. Newman Swain [BG1895, BP1895]
Mrs. Newman's daughter, Mrs. William O. Curtis [BG1895, BP1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Madonna
Location: east window [BP1895, BDA1895]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Morse Memorial Window for reasons which are not known [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.32.1.5

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Status: Destroyed if ever existed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: James Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 21.32.1.6

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Conant Memorial Window
Theme: Boy Christ in the Temple [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mr. and Mrs. Conant [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Donor: their son, L.S. Conant [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Disputation in the Temple

Item 21.32.1.7.a

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Status: Destroyed if ever existed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Passion Flower [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: symbolical window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Floral

Item 21.32.1.7.b

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Status: Destroyed if ever existed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Grape Vine [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: symbolical window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Vine

Item 21.32.1.8

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

Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pastors Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Commissioning His Disciples [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: pastors of the church [BG1895, BP1895]
Donor: subscription gift [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
crown panel at top by the children of the Sunday School [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Apostles
Location: west window [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]

Item 21.32.1.9

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Burrell Memorial Window
Theme: Cross and Lilies [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: General Burrell [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.32.1.10

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Curtis Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Curtis [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Donor: his family [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window
Location: front of church [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]

Item 21.32.1.11

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Seaver Memorial Window (Colligan Memorial Window)
Theme: St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Seaver [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Donor: his family [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. John
Location: east window [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Colligan Memorial Window for reasons which are not known [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.32.1.12.a

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
dove descending [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Richardson family [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.32.1.12.b

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Draper Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
peace [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Eben D. Draper and Mary Draper [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Donor:
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Peace; Ornamental

Item 21.32.1.13

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Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cobb Memorial Window (Curtis Memorial Window)
Theme: Resurrection Morning [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry E. Cobb [BG1895, BP1895]
Donor: his son, Charles H. Cobb [BG1895, BP1895]
his wife, Sarah Cobb [BDA1895]
Date: In place when building dedicated on 18 Sep 1895 [BG1895, BP1895, BDA1895]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Location: east window [BP1895, BDA1895]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Curtis Memorial Window for reasons which are not known [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.32.1.14

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Nason Memorial Window:  St. Cecilia
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [DUNC1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Nason Memorial Window
Theme: St. Cecilia [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BSP1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Jun 1910 [BSP1910]
Recognition of the window, 19 Jun 1910 [BSH1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [BSP1910]
Inscription: NASON MEMORIAL [BSP1910]
Category: St. Cecilia

References

BDA1895: Boston Daily Advertiser (19 Sep 1895, p. 5)
BG1895: Boston Globe (18 Sep 1895, p. 6)
BP1895: Boston Post (19 Sep 1895, p. 5)
BSH1910: Boston Sunday Herald (19 Jun 1910, p. 21)
BSP1910: Boston Sunday Post (12 Jun 1910, p. 6)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
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)

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