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North Congregational Church, Springfield, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.36.7
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 18 Salem Street
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts 01105, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.10614, -72.58675
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: 1872-1873 [HHR1982]
Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson [HHR1982]
Comment: The contract with Tiffany Studios for all windows in the church signed 18 Jan 1913, total cost $7846.50 [TS1913]
Newspaper articles quoted the cost as being about $8000 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.36.7.1: Gladden Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.2: McElwain Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.3: Dickinson Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.4: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.5: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.6: Carter Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.7: Rowe Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.8: Foster Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.9: Morse Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.10: Emory Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.11: Warren Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.12: Stone Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.13: Allen Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.14: Carr Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.15: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.16: Brooks Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Unknown)
21.36.7.17: Smith Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Extant)
21.36.7.18: ornamental (1913) (Unknown)
21.36.7.19: ornamental (1913) (Unknown)
21.36.7.20: All Saints Memorial Window: ornamental (1913) (Unknown)

Item 21.36.7.1

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Status: Extant [STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gladden Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Dr. Washington Gladden (11 Feb 1836 - 2 Jul 1918) [SDR1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Frank Beebe [SDR1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [STREETVIEW]
Inscription: In Honor of Washington Gladden, D.D., LL.D., Pastor of the North Church from 1875 to 1882, Minister, Author, Man of Universal Sympathies, Preacher of Righteousness, Leader in Social Reforms, Honored and Beloved by the People. [SU1913B, SDR1913B]
Category: Ornamental
Location: center window, south transept [SDR1913B]

Item 21.36.7.2

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Status: Extant [STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McElwain Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edwin McElwain (5 Nov 1833 - 19 Oct 1911) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Caroline Church McElwain, and son, Charles Church McElwain [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [STREETVIEW]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: right of center window, south transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.3

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Status: Extant [STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dickinson Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edwin Dickinson (15 Jul 1826 - 13 Mar 1903) and Pauline Rice Bent Dickinson (15 Apr 1828 - 18 Jan 1913) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Mrs. Thomas S. Hand [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [STREETVIEW]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: left of center window, south transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.4

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Status: Extant [STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Mrs. Margaret B. Beals [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rose window, south transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.5

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Senator Luke S. Stowe [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: center window, north transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.6

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Carter Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edwin Young Carter (d. Apr 1900) and Rebecca L. Dickinson Carter (1827 - Feb 1908) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Edwin A. Carter [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: right of center window, north transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.7

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rowe Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alfred Rowe (1815 - May 1896) and Susan Doton Rowe (12 May 1817 - 24 Jan 1911) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Rowe Fund (bequest of Mrs. Rowe) [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: left of center window, north transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.8

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Foster Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Deacon Samuel Knight Foster (26 Apr 1818 - 17 Dec 1880) and Sarah Bliss Stebbins Foster (21 Aug 1819 - 26 Sep 1906) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: son-in-law, Charles Henry Churchill, and daughter, Sophia Fidelia Foster Churchill [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rose window, north transept [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.9

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morse Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Deacon Oliver D. Morse (1823 - 5 Dec 1883) and Elizabeth Foulds Morse (1823 - Oct 1883) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children, Frank R. Morse and Emma L. Morse [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rear window, first from left [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.10

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Emory Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Pascal Plummer Emory (21 Jul 1825 - 10 Feb 1906) and Merilla Lane Emory (1 Jul 1827 - 3 Mar 1909) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Carrie J. Emory [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rear window, second from left [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.11

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Warren Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Chapin Warren (24 Sep 1839 - 6 Dec 1908) and Louise Towne Fitts Warren (15 Feb 1845 - 6 Apr 1909) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children, Mrs. James P. Clark, Robert Warren, Clifford Parker Warren and Emily W. Warren [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rear window, third from left [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.12

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stone Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Stone (16 Feb 1808 - 8 Oct 1873) and Roxanna Allen Stone (24 Aug 1809 - 12 Feb 1868) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Harlan P. Stone [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rear window, fourth from left [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.13

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Allen Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jane Hamlin Allen (20 Nov 1822 - 20 Mar 1889) and her daughter, Emma Maria Allen (10 Mar 1853 - 22 Jul 1912) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: daughters / sisters, Misses Allen [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rear window, fifth from left [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.14

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Carr Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lewis Franklin Carr (25 Jun 1850 - 5 Mar 1911) and Susan Dickinson Carter Carr (14 Aug 1852 - 9 Jun 1903) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughters [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rear window, sixth from left [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.15

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Deacon Daniel Burt [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: rose window, rear [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.16

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brooks Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. Samuel Doolittle Brooks (4 Mar 1816 - 26 Feb 1906) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his son, Dr. Lawton S. Brooks and daughter-in-law, Annie Laurie Brooks [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: dormer window, south side [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.17

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Status: Extant [STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Hinsdale Smith (4 Mar 1819 - 29 Sep 1893) and his daughter, Julia Root Smith (8 Aug 1844 - 7 Jun 1901) [SDR1913B, SU1913B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the children of Mr. Smith [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [STREETVIEW]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: dormer window, north side [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.18

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Sunday School [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: chapel windows [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.19

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Hall [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: windows in pastor's study [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

Item 21.36.7.20

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: All Saints Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TS1913, SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: all saints [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Donor: Ladies' Benevolent Society, and individuals [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Date: Installed summer 1913 [SDR1913A, SU1913A, SDR1913B]
Dedicated 14 Sep 1913 [SDR1913B, SU1913B]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: great cloister window [SDR1913B, SU1913B]

References

DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HHR1982: H. H. Richardson: Complete Architectural Works, Jeffrey Karl Ochsner (1982, p. 102)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SDR1913A: The Springfield Daily Republican (14 Jul 1913, p. 7)
SDR1913B: The Springfield Daily Republican (15 Sep 1913, p. 4)
STREETVIEW: Google StreetView
SU1913A: The Springfield Union (14 Jul 1913, p. 5)
SU1913B: The Springfield Union (15 Sep 1913, p. 6)
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)
TS1913: Tiffany Studios contract (courtesy, Maggie Humberston, Springfield History Library) (18 Jan 1913)

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