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First Church in Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.4.5
Rating: 1 star
Address: 66 Marlborough Street
Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.35369, -71.0747
Tiffany 1910: Page 63
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1968-1972 [HIST2005]
Architect: Paul Rudolph [HIST2005]
Comment: The previous building for the congregation, on the same site, was destroyed by fire 30 Mar 1968 [BH1968, HIST2005]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.4.5.1: Dana Memorial Window (Likely destroyed if ever existed)
21.4.5.2: Eager Memorial Window: Mather Addressing British Commission (1899) (Extant)

Item 21.4.5.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed if ever existed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Dana Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 63
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:

Item 21.4.5.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Eager Memorial Window
Theme: Mather Addressing British Commission [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co., 1899 [DT2012]
Other documentation: [HIST1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Henry Eager (3 Nov 1833 - 1 Jan 1897) [INSCRIPTION, BH1899A, BH1899B, BJ1899, HIST1900]
Donor: his wife, Mariette Maverette Elizabeth ("Lizzie") Crosby Eager, and daughter, Gertrude Crosby Eager Raymond [INSCRIPTION, BH1899A, BH1899B, HIST1900, WEB]
Date: Signature 1899 [SIGNATURE]
Unveiled 19 Nov 1899 [BH1899B, BJ1899, HIST1900]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Protest of Increase Mather // against the Surrender of the // Colony Charter to the English // Commisioners AD 1683-84 // John Mayo. John Lathrop. / Increase Mather. Henry Ware, Jr. / Cotton Mather. Ralph Waldo Emerson / Joshua Gee. Chandler Robbins. / Samuel Mather. Robert Laird Collier. / Samuel Checkley. Edward Augustus Horton. / Thomas Van Ness. // Erected in The 250th year of / the founding of the Second / Church in Boston to com- / memorate its Ministers, and / presented in loving memory of / George Henry Eager by / His Wife And Daughter, 1899 [PHOTO, HIST1900, BPL2010]
Category: Historic Figure
Location: narthex [ORG]
History: Originally located in Second Church, Copley Square, Boston, MA (SITE:21.4.12) [ORG, WEB]
In 1914 moved with congregation to new building on Beacon Street, Boston, MA (SITE:21.4.19) [ORG, WEB]
In 1970 moved to First Church after merger between the two congregations [ORG]
Same as item: 21.4.12.2; 21.4.19.2

References

BH1899A: Boston Herald (12 Nov 1899, p. 37)
BH1899B: Boston Herald (20 Nov 1899, p. 1, 3)
BH1968: Boston Herald (30 Mar 1968)
BJ1899: Boston Journal (20 Nov 1899, p. 6)
BPL2010: Boston Public Library Print Department (29 Nov 2010 (photo date of old undated print))
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2012: Donald Traser, personal communication (18 Sep 2012)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1900: The Second Church in Boston (1900, p. 8, 192-193)
HIST2005: This is Our Church, Leo W. Collins (2005)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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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