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Duluth Public Library, Duluth, Minnesota

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Site Id: 24.1.3
Rating: Nothing
Address: 101 West 2nd Street
Location: Duluth, Minnesota 55802, USA
Lat/Lng: 46.78728, -92.10217
Tiffany 1910: Page 77
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: There is no entry in Tiffany 1897 for the Minnehaha window and the one entry in Tiffany 1910 for the library could mean either of the two windows, but Duncan 1980 interprets the Tiffany 1910 entry as the Minnehaha window and adds a second entry for the Du Luth window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1901-1902 [WEB]
Architect: Adolph Rudolph [WEB]
Also of interest:

Site Items

24.1.3.1: Weston Memorial Window: Minnehaha (1893) (Removed)
24.1.3.2: Du Lhut Memorial Window: landscape (1904) (Removed)

Item 24.1.3.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Weston Memorial Window
Theme: Minnehaha [DUNC1980]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 76
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [DNT1893, DNT1894, HIST1910]
Record type: Window
Designer: Anne Weston [DNT1894, HIST1910]
Memorial details:
Donor: Women's clubs in the city [DNT1893, HIST1910]
Date: Exhibited at Chicago Exposition, 1893 [DNT1893, DNT1894, HIST1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "AND HE / NAMED / HER / FROM / THE / RIVER / FROM / THE / WATER / FALL / HE / NAMED / HER / MINNE- / HA-HA / LAUGH- / ING / WA- / TER" [PHOTO]
Category: Figure
History: Originally located in previous library space in Temple Opera Block, Duluth, MN (SITE:24.1.8) [DNT1894, WEB]
Moved to Public Library in ca. 1903 [DEH1903A]
Moved to St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center in ca. 1980 (SITE:24.1.5) [DCC2008, DCC2011, ORG_NEW]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Weston Memorial Window presumably because Anne Weston was the artist [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: Tiffany enlarged the window before installation in the library [DEH1903A]
Same as item: 24.1.5.1; 24.1.8.1

Item 24.1.3.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Du Lhut Memorial Window (Duluth Memorial Window)
Description: landscape [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [DEH1903B, DEH1903C, DEH1903D, DNT1904A, DNT1904B, DEH1904, DNT1904C, DAR1905, DAR1906]
Record type: Window
Designer: Anne Weston [DEH1903B, DEH1903C, DNT1904A, DNT1904C, DAR1906, HIST1910]
Memorial details: Daniel Greysolon Sieur du Lhut (ca. 1639 25 February 1710) [INSCRIPTION, DEH1903B, DNT1904B, DEH1904, DNT1904C, DAR1906, HIST1910, WIKI]
Donor: Greysolon Dulhut Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution [INSCRIPTION, DEH1903B, DEH1903C, DEH1903D, DNT1904A, DEH1904, DNT1904C, DAR1905, DAR1906, HIST1910]
Date: Design exhibited Jul 1903 [DEH1903B]
Cartoon made ca. Feb 1904 [DNT1904A]
Window arrived in city 19 Oct 1904 [DNT1904C]
Installation finished 28 Oct 1904 [DNT1904C]
Presented to the city 9 Nov 1904 [DAR1906]
or 10 Nov 1904 [HIST1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: QUO SURSUM VOLO VIDERE // IN HONOR OF / DANIEL GREYSOLON / 1649 DULHUT 1709 / ERECTED BY THE / GREYSOLON DULHUT CHAPTER / OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE / AMERICAN REVOLUTION / 1904 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Cost: $700 [DNT1904B, DAR1905]
over $700 [DAR1906]
$750 [DNT1904C]
History: Moved to St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (SITE:24.1.5) in ca. 1980 [DCC2008, DCC2011, ORG_NEW]
Comment: The original design included a figure of du Lhut but Tiffany convinced the D.A.R. to only have a landscape [DEH1903B, DNT1904B, DEH1904]
Same as item: 24.1.5.2

References

DAR1905: Seventh Report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, October 11, 1903 to October 11, 1904 (1905, p. 231)
DAR1906: Eighth Report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, October 11, 1904 to October 11, 1905 (1906, p. 115-116)
DCC2008: Duluth City Council (11 May 2008, Resolution 08-0677R)
DCC2011: Duluth City Council (17 Jun 2011, Resolution 11-0352R)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DEH1903A: The Duluth Evening Herald (Apr 1903)
DEH1903B: The Duluth Evening Herald (25 Jul 1903, p. 16)
DEH1903C: The Duluth Evening Herald (31 Oct 1903, p. 16)
DEH1903D: The Duluth Evening Herald (7 Nov 1903, p. 16)
DEH1904: The Duluth Evening Herald (28 Sep 1904, p. 3)
DNT1893: The Duluth News Tribune (14 Feb 1893, p. 2)
DNT1894: The Duluth News Tribune (7 Oct 1894, p. 4)
DNT1904A: The Duluth News Tribune (2 Feb 1904, p. 8)
DNT1904B: The Duluth News Tribune (27 Sep 1904, p. 7)
DNT1904C: The Duluth News Tribune (29 Oct 1904)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1910: History of Duluth and St. Louis County, Past and Present, Dwight E. Woodbridge, John S. Pardee (ed.) (1910, Vol. 2, p. 645-646)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG_NEW: Organisation that is new owner
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIKI: Wikipedia

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