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St. Peter's Episcopal Church, St. Louis, Missouri

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

Site Id: 26.5.2
Rating: Nothing
Address: Lindell Boulevard and N. Spring Avenue
Location: St. Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.63797, -90.23628 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1893 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: Building destroyed by fire 1954 [SAH2007]
Congregation moved to new site at Warson Road and Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO in 1949 [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

26.5.2.1: Von Wedelstaedt Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (1895) (Destroyed) item has a photo
26.5.2.2: Simpkins Memorial Window: landscape (1911) (Destroyed)
26.5.2.3: Berkley Memorial Window: Exodus (1900) (Destroyed)

Item 26.5.2.1

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Von Wedelstaedt Memorial Window:  Resurrection Angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [SAH2007]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Von Wedelstaedt Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Page 48
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary ("Mamie") McClure von Wedelstaedt (12 Apr 1868 - 6 Aug 1894) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: 1895 [CHU1895, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CHU1895]
Inscription: APRIL 12 1868 IN MEMORIAM AVGVST 6 1894 / MARY MC CLVRE VON WEDELSTAEDT // Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God [PHOTO, CHU1895]
Category: Angel of Resurrection

Item 26.5.2.2

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

Status: Destroyed [SAH2007]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Simpkins Memorial Window (McRee Memorial Window)
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1911]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Winslow Simpkins (27 Jun 1836 - 2 Apr 1901) and Mary Louise Michael Simpkins (5 Feb 1843 - 10 Nov 1909) [NYT1911, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1911 [NYT1911]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the McRee Memorial Window, so likely the Simpkins' daughter, Ethel Simpkins McRee, was one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 26.5.2.3

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

Status: Destroyed [SAH2007]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Berkley Memorial Window
Theme: Exodus [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SLR1900, CHU1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edward Fairfax Berkley (20 Sep 1813 - 3 May 1897), D.D., first rector of church, 1872-1883, and Sarah Slaughter Maury Berkley (1817 - 8 Jan 1890) [SLR1900, CHU1900, BERK1921]
Donor: their children, Edward Fairfax Berkley, Jr., Harry (Henry) Fry Berkley, Sarah Thornton Berkley (Mrs. Shepherd) Knapp, Matilda Fontaine Berkley Jones, Frances Maury Berkley (Mrs. Philip Harding) Patriarche, Mary Fairfax Berkley (Mrs. William Ward) Childs and Charlotte James Berkley (Mrs. Thomas Bolling) Cole [SLR1900, CHU1900, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 15 Apr 1900 [SLR1900, CHU1900]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [SLR1900, CHU1900]
Inscription: Behold, I send an angel before thee to keep thee in the way and to bring thee into the way which I have prepared. Exodus xxiii 20 // To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Our Father and Mother, Edward Fairfax Berkley, D.D., first rector of St. Peter's Church, 1813-1897, and his wife, Sarah Slaughter Maury, 1817-1890 [SLR1900, CHU1900]
Category: Exodus
Location: west wall [SLR1900]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Berkeley, and this seems to be an alternative spelling of the family name [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

BERK1921: Rev. Edward Fairfax Berkley, D.D., Captain Lorraine Farquhar Jones (ca. 1921)
CHU1895: The Churchman (1 Jun 1895, p. 798)
CHU1900: The Churchman (12 May 1900, p. 592)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1911: New York Times (22 Feb 1911, p. 7)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SAH2007: The Society of Architectural Historians, Missouri Valley Chapter, Esley Hamilton (Summer 2007, p. 4)
SLR1900: St. Louis Republic (16 Apr 1900, p. 10)
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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