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University of Mississippi, Ventress Hall, Oxford, Mississippi

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Site Id: 25.3.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: University Avenue
Location: Oxford, Mississippi 38655, USA
Lat/Lng: 34.36543, -89.53367
Tiffany 1910: Page 77
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 list the site under "University P.O." rather than Oxford [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, ORG]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1889 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

25.3.1.1: Soldiers Memorial Window (1891) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 25.3.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Soldiers Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 77
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: University Greys [ANCH1905]
Donor: Delta Gamma Sorority and Alumni Association [ANCH1905]
Date: Order placed 23 Jul 1889 [UMISS2008]
Completed in ca. 1891 [TGC1891, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE BRAVE // CUM PIETATE / ALUMNORUM. / IN HONOR OF / THOSE WHO, WITH / ARDENT VALOR AND / PATRIOTIC DEVO- / TION IN THE CIVIL / WAR SACRIFICED / THEIR LIVES IN DE- / FENCE OF PRINCI- / PLES INHERITED FROM / THEIR FATHERS, AND / STRENGTHENED BY / THE TEACHINGS OF / THEIR ALMA MATER, / THIS MEMORIAL IS LOVINGLY DEDICATED. [PHOTO]
Category: War Memorial
Location: above main staircase [ORG]
Cost: $506.50 [TGC1891]
Restoration: Restored 2011-2012 by Pearl River Glass Studio [ORG]

References

ANCH1905: The Anchora of Delta Gamma (Nov 1905, Vol. XXII, No. 1, p. 8)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
TGC1891: Tiffany Glass Company bill (property of University of Mississippi) (17 Jul 1891)
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)
UMISS2008: The University of Mississippi: A Pictorial History, Gerald W. Walton (2008, p. 17-18)

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