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Harvard Congregational Church, Brookline, Massachusetts

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 21.5.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 210 Harvard Street
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.34014, -71.12126
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 40
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1873 [WEB]
Architect:
Comment: Building destroyed by fire, 20 Oct 1931 [BH1931, BG1931]
The Boston Globe article implies that some windows may have been survived [BG1931]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.5.1.1: Reece Memorial Window: Knowledge (1896) (Likely destroyed)
21.5.1.2: Wason Memorial Window: ornamental (Likely destroyed if ever existed)
21.5.1.3: Thomas Memorial Window: Faith (1900) (Likely destroyed) item has a photo
21.5.1.4: Hall Memorial Window: Mary (Likely destroyed if ever existed)
21.5.1.5: Marshall Memorial Window: Hope (1910) (Likely destroyed) item has a photo
21.5.1.6: Derr Memorial Window: landscape (1924) (Likely destroyed) item has a photo

Item 21.5.1.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed [BH1931, BG1931]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Reece Memorial Window
Theme: Knowledge [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 40
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Reece [BH1896]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 18 Oct 1896 [BH1896]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Knowledge

Item 21.5.1.2

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

Status: Likely destroyed if ever existed [BH1931, BG1931]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Wason Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 40
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.5.1.3

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Thomas Memorial Window:  Faith
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Likely destroyed [BH1931, BG1931]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thomas Memorial Window (Bates Memorial Window)
Theme: Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel of Resurrection [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Memorial details: Elizabeth Cotton Thomas [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Donor: her lifelong friend, Mrs. Jacob P. Bates [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Date: Design copyright 1899 [BSH1900]
Unveiled 11 Nov 1900 [BSH1900]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Inscription: Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God [BSH1900, CONG1900]
Category: Faith; Angel of Resurrection
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bates Memorial Window because Mrs. Bates was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.5.1.4

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

Status: Likely destroyed if ever existed [BH1931, BG1931]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Hall Memorial Window
Theme: Mary [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Mary

Item 21.5.1.5

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Marshall Memorial Window:  Hope
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Likely destroyed [BH1931, BG1931]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Marshall Memorial Window (Dwinnell Memorial Window)
Theme: Hope [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany photo number: 10705 [BP1910]
Signature:
Other documentation: [BSH1910, BJ1910, BP1910, BH1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Knox Marshall and his wife Sabine Adamson Marshall [BSH1910, BJ1910, BP1910, BH1910]
Donor: probably at least their daughter, Elizabeth Adamson Marshall Dwinnell [DEDUCED]
Date: Dedicated 12 Jun 1910 [BSH1910, BJ1910, BP1910, BH1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [BSH1910, BP1910]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOHN KNOX MARSHALL / AND HIS WIFE / SABINE ADAMSON MARSHALL [BSH1910, BJ1910, BP1910]
Category: Hope
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Dwinnell Memorial Window so likely the Marshalls' daughter, Mrs. Dwinnell, was at least one of the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.5.1.6

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Derr Memorial Window:  landscape
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Likely destroyed [BH1931, BG1931]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Derr Memorial Window
Description: landscape [BH1924]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1924]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Professor Louis Derr (1868-1923) [BH1924, WEB]
Donor: his family [BH1924]
Date: Dedicated 30 Nov 1924 [BH1924]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [BH1924]
Inscription: He leadeth me beside the still waters. // In loving memory of Louis Derr. [BH1924]
Category: Landscape
Comment: Louis Derr donated a Tiffany landscape window in memory of his mother in 1920 in United Presbyterian Church, Pottsville, PA (SITE:33.55.1) [DEDUCED]

References

BG1931: Boston Globe (21 Oct 1931, p. 1, 8)
BH1896: Boston Herald (17 Oct 1896, p. 6)
BH1910: Boston Herald (13 Jun 1910, p. 12)
BH1924: Boston Herald (28 Nov 1924, p. 13)
BH1931: Boston Herald (21 Oct 1931, p. 1, 14)
BJ1910: Boston Journal (9 Jun 1910, p. 3)
BP1910: Boston Post (9 Jun 1910, p. 5)
BSH1900: Boston Sunday Herald (11 Nov 1900, p. 21)
BSH1910: Boston Sunday Herald (12 Jun 1910, p. 7)
CONG1900: Congregationalist (24 Nov 1900, p. 750)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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