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Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri

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Site Id: 26.2.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 415 West 13th Street
Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64105, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.09799, -94.58942
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1898 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1909 rood screen by Tiffany [CHU1909]
Windows by Connick, Duffner and Kimberly, Lamb Studios, Heinigke and Bowen, Powell and Sons, Jacoby Art Glass Company [ORG]

Site Items

26.2.2.1: Pratt Memorial Window: Angel of the Nativity (1897) (Destroyed)
26.2.2.2: Berdell Memorial Window: Angel of the Resurrection (1897) (Destroyed)
26.2.2.3: Nelson and Kirkwood Memorial Window: Hart Window (1926) (Destroyed) item has a photo
26.2.2.4: Nelson and Kirkwood Memorial Window: Hart Window (1930) (Extant) item has a photo
26.2.2.5: Van Valkenburgh Memorial Window: My Jewels Window (1935) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 26.2.2.1

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

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pratt Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of the Nativity [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Adaline Amanda Russell Pratt (28 Mar 1834 - 14 Mar 1874) [INSCRIPTION, KCJ1897, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 6 Jun 1897 [KCJ1897]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO // ADALINE RVSSELL PRATT / MARCH 28 1834 - MARCH 14 1874 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Angel of Nativity
Location: chancel [KCJ1897, PHOTO]
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 26 Mar 1929 [ORG]

Item 26.2.2.2

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

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Berdell Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of the Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alice Pratt Berdell (2 Sep 1858 - 28 Feb 1887) [INSCRIPTION, KCJ1897]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 6 Jun 1897 [KCJ1897]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HAIL THOU THAT ART HIGHLY FAVORED // IN MEMORY OF ALICE PRATT BERDELL / BORN SEPTEMBER 2 1858 - DIED FEBRVARY 28 1887 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Location: chancel [KCJ1897, PHOTO]
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 26 Mar 1929 [ORG]

Item 26.2.2.3

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Nelson and Kirkwood Memorial Window:  Hart Window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [JG1929, KCS1930A, ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Nelson and Kirkwood Memorial Window
Description: Hart Window [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [KCS1926]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Rockhill Nelson (7 Mar 1841 - 13 Apr 1915), Ida Houston Nelson (17 Mar 1853 - 6 Oct 1921) and Laura Rockhill Nelson Kirkwood (14 Feb 1883 - 27 Feb 1926) [KCS1926, JG1929, KCS1930A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: son-in-law / son-in-law / husband, Irwin Russell Kirkwood [KCS1926, JG1929, KCS1930A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 5 Dec 1926 [KCS1926]
Size:
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON / IDA HOUSTON NELSON / LAURA NELSON KIRKWOOD [KCS1926, DEDUCED]
Category: Landscape
Location: west wall [ORG]
Cost: $8000 [ORG]
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 26 Mar 1929 [KCS1929, KCS1930A]
Replaced with new Nelson window (WINDOW:26.2.2.4), an exact duplicate [KCS1930A, PHOTO, ORG]

Item 26.2.2.4

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Nelson and Kirkwood Memorial Window:  Hart Window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Nelson and Kirkwood Memorial Window
Description: Hart Window [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N.Y. [ORG, DT2014]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Rockhill Nelson (7 Mar 1841 - 13 Apr 1915), Ida Houston Nelson (17 Mar 1853 - 6 Oct 1921) and Laura Rockhill Nelson Kirkwood (14 Feb 1883 - 27 Feb 1926) [INSCRIPTION, KCS1930A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: son-in-law / son-in-law / husband, Irwin Russell Kirkwood [KCS1926, JG1929, KCS1930A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed Jan 1930 [KCS1930A]
Dedicated 9 Feb 1930 [KCS1930A, KCS1930B]
Size: 15' high x 5' wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: LIKE AS THE HART DESIRETH THE WATER BROOKS / SO LONGETH MY SOUL AFTER THEE O GOD - 42ND PSALM / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON / IDA HOUSTON NELSON / LAURA NELSON KIRKWOOD [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Location: west wall [ORG]
Cost: $11000 [ORG]
Comment: This was a replacement for and exact duplicate of the Nelson window (WINDOW:26.2.2.3), destroyed in the fire of 1929 [KCS1929, KCS1930A, PHOTO, ORG]

Item 26.2.2.5

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Van Valkenburgh Memorial Window:  My Jewels Window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Van Valkenburgh Memorial Window
Description: My Jewels Window [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N.Y. [DT2014, PHOTO]
Other documentation: [KCS1935]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Grace Elizabeth Ingold Van Valkenburgh (17 Apr 1869 - 21 Apr 1933) [INSCRIPTION, KCS1935, WIKI]
Donor: her husband, Judge Arba Seymour Van Valkenburgh [KCS1935, WIKI]
Date: Installed Jan 1935 [ORG]
Dedicated 3 Feb 1935 [KCS1935]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, KCS1935]
Inscription: THEY SHALL BE MINE, SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS. / IN THAT DAY WHEN I MAKE UP MY JEWELS. MALACHI 3.17 // YE SHALL RECEIVE A CROWN OF GLORY. // TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / GRACE VAN VELKENBURGH / APRIL 17 1869 APRIL 21 1933 [PHOTO, KCS1935]
Category: Righteous Shall Receive a Crown of Glory
Location: middle of south wall of nave [ORG]

References

CHU1909: The Churchman (20 Feb 1909, p. 274)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2014: Donald Traser, personal communication (28 Jun 2014)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JG1929: Joplin Globe (27 Mar 1929, p. 5)
KCJ1897: The Kansas City Journal (7 Jun 1897, p. 1)
KCS1926: The Kansas City Star (5 Dec 1926, p. 4C, Part 1 p. 3)
KCS1929: The Kansas City Star (27 Mar 1929, p. 3)
KCS1930A: The Kansas City Star (25 Jan 1930, p. 1)
KCS1930B: The Kansas City Star (8 Feb 1930, p. 5)
KCS1935: The Kansas City Star (31 Jan 1935, p. 5)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of 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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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