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First Presbyterian Church, Saginaw, Michigan

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

Site Id: 23.10.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 121 South Harrison Street
Location: Saginaw, Michigan 48602, USA
Lat/Lng: 43.41872, -83.96652
Tiffany 1910: Page 75
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1883-1885 [HIST1938]
Architect: Fred W. Hollister [HIST1938]
Also of interest:

Site Items

23.10.2.1.a: Wells Memorial Window: Peace (Extant)
23.10.2.1.b: Wells Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)
23.10.2.1.c: Wells Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)
23.10.2.2.a: Stone Memorial Window: Charity (Extant)
23.10.2.2.b: Stone Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)
23.10.2.2.c: Stone Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)

Item 23.10.2.1.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wells Memorial Window (Smith Memorial Window)
Theme: Peace [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 75
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: PEACE [PHOTO]
Category: Peace
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Smith Memorial Window, so likely Jean Wells Smith, a daughter of the Wells, was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 23.10.2.1.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wells Memorial Window (Smith Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 75
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles William Wells (16 Jul 1841 - 18 Oct 1893) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / CHARLES WILLIAM WELLS / 1841 - 1893 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Smith Memorial Window, so likely Jean Wells Smith, a daughter of the Wells, was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 23.10.2.1.c

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wells Memorial Window (Smith Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 75
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary E. Bingham (Mrs. Charles William) Wells (30 Aug 1844 - 22 Jan 1892) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / MARY BINGHAM WELLS / 1844 - 1892 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Smith Memorial Window, so likely Jean Wells Smith, a daughter of the Wells, was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 23.10.2.2.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stone Memorial Window
Theme: Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 75
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: CHARITY [PHOTO]
Category: Charity

Item 23.10.2.2.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stone Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none [ORG]
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Farnham Chickering Stone (17 Nov 1836 - 5 Dec 1893) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / FARNAM CHICKERING STONE / 1836 - 1893 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.10.2.2.c

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stone Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none [ORG]
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Harriott Frances Chadwick (Mrs. Farnham Chickering) Stone (3 Dec 1850 or 1851 - 7 Dec 1908) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / HARRIOTT CHADWICK STONE / DEC. 3 - 1851 DEC. 7 - 1908 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Comment: Mrs. Stone's grave says she was born in 1850 and the window inscription says 1851 [DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1938: History of the First Presbyterian Church of Saginaw, Michigan, 1838 to 1938 (1938, p. 41, 46)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organisation
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)

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