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Second Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, Missouri

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Site Id: 26.5.5
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 4501 Westminster Place
Location: St. Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.64767, -90.25563
Tiffany 1910: Page 78 and 79
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site twice, once under Second Presbyterian Church and once under St. Louis Church [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1896 [NRHP1975]; 1899-1900 [NRHP1975]
Architect: Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge (chapel) [NRHP1975]; Theodore C. Link (sanctuary) [NRHP1975]
Comment: There are four geometric-patterned windows which might also be by Tiffany [ORG]
Also of interest: Three windows by Emil Frei [ORG]
Window by Charles Connick [ORG]

Site Items

26.5.5.1: Breckenridge Memorial Window: Resurrection (1900) (Extant)
26.5.5.2: Mudd Memorial Window: Christ Healing Peter's Wife's Mother (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.3: Roe Memorial Window: Ascension (1900) (Extant)
26.5.5.4: LeMoine and Guy Memorial Window: King David (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.5: Herriott Memorial Window: Faith (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.6: Drake Memorial Window: John the Baptist (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.7: Clark Memorial Window: Woman at Well (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.8: Holmes Memorial Window: Suffer Little Children (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.9: Ranken Memorial Window: The Light of the World (1922) (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.10: Johnson Memorial Window: The Christian Soldier (1922) (Extant) item has a photo
26.5.5.11: Come Unto Me (Extant)

Item 26.5.5.1

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Breckenridge Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYO1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel Miller Breckenridge (3 Nov 1828 - 28 May 1891) and Virginia Castleman Breckenridge (4 Jul 1827 - 28 Jan 1903) [ORG]
Donor: Virginia Castleman Breckenridge [NYO1900, DEDUCED]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1900 [NYO1900]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [NYO1900]
Inscription: on a plaque: Samuel Miller Breckenridge November 3, 1828 - May 28, 1891 / Virginia Castleman Breckenridge July 4, 1827 - January 28, 1903 [ORG]
Category: Resurrection without Christ
Location: east transept [ORG]

Item 26.5.5.2

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Mudd Memorial Window:  Christ Healing Peter's Wife's Mother
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mudd Memorial Window (Cook Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ Healing Peter's Wife's Mother [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1897 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Hodgen Mudd (27 Apr 1844 - 20 Nov 1899) and Elizabeth Albright Mudd (d. 27 Jul 1890) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Copright 1897 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / HENRY HODGEN MVDD / AND ELIZABETH ALBRIGHT MVDD [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Healing
Location: east aisle [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Cook Memorial Window, so likely the Mudds' daughter, Edith Mudd Cook, was one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 26.5.5.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Roe Memorial Window (Copelin Memorial Window)
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYO1900]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYO1900]
Memorial details: John James Roe (1 Apr 1809 - 11 Feb 1870) and Martha Ann Roe (1817 - 25 Jul 1884) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Emma Roe Copelin [NYO1900, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1900 [NYO1900]
Size:
Inscription: on a plaque: Given in Memory of John James and Martha Ann Roe by Emma Roe Copelin in 1900. Restored in memory of William Robert Bard in 1987. [ORG]
Category: Ascension; Rose Window
Location: east transept [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Copelin Memorial Window because Mrs. Copelin was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 26.5.5.4

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LeMoine and Guy Memorial Window:  King David
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: LeMoine and Guy Memorial Window
Theme: King David [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT ** / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Katherine P. Rice LeMoine (1837 - 22 Aug 1889) and Susan Wade Guy (1805 - 14 Sep 1852) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: their children, probably at least Katherine Bland Lemoine Guy and her husband, William Evans Guy [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE, DEDUCED]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF OVR SAINTED MOTHERS / KATHERINE RICE LEMOINE AND SUSAN WADE GVY [PHOTO]
Category: David
Location: east aisle [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this the Guy Memorial Window, so likely the Guys were donors and were who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 26.5.5.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Herriott Memorial Window
Theme: Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Major George F. Herriott (15 Nov 1840 - 31 Dec 1900) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his family [SMART1998]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / MAJOR GEORGE F. HERRIOTT / 1840 - DECEMBER 31, 1900 [PHOTO]
Category: Faith; Truth
Location: east transept [ORG]

Item 26.5.5.6

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Drake Memorial Window:  John the Baptist
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Drake Memorial Window (Scott Memorial Window)
Theme: John the Baptist [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 78
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Silas Drake (1825-1908) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1825 IN MEMORY OF GEORGE SILAS DRAKE 1908 [PHOTO]
Category: Baptism
Location: west transept [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Scott Memorial Window, so likely Drake's daughter, Bertha Drake Scott, was one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 26.5.5.7

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Clark Memorial Window:  Woman at Well
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Clark Memorial Window
Theme: Woman at Well [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 79
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Daniel Baker Clark (1831-1895) and Harriet Williams Clark (1829-1912) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Harriet Williams Clark [NYO1900, DEDUCED]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1900 [NYO1900]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and in Loving memory of / Daniel Baker Clark and his wife Harriet Williams Clark [PHOTO]
Category: Woman of Samaria
Location: east transept [ORG]

Item 26.5.5.8

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Holmes Memorial Window:  Suffer Little Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Holmes Memorial Window
Theme: Suffer Little Children [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Andrew Holmes (18 Oct 1838 - 15 Apr 1915) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF JOHN ANDREW HOLMES 1838 - 1915 [PHOTO, ORG]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: west transept [ORG]

Item 26.5.5.9

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Ranken Memorial Window:  The Light of the World
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ranken Memorial Window
Theme: The Light of the World [CONT1923, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Hugh L. Ranken (1837-1901) and John D. Ranken (1846-1893) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Dec 1922 [CONT1923]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1837 - HUGH L. RANKEN - 1901 / 1846 - JOHN D. RANKEN - 1893 / "THEN SPAKE JESUS AGAIN UNTO THEM, SAYING 'I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD'." [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Knocking at the Door
Location: west transept [ORG]

Item 26.5.5.10

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Johnson Memorial Window:  The Christian Soldier
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: The Christian Soldier [CONT1923, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jackson Johnson, Jr. (3 Jun 1897 - 9 Oct 1918) [CONT1923, INSCRIPTION, ORG, WEB]
Donor: his mother, Minnie Alva Wooten (Mrs. Jackson) Johnson [ORG, WEB]
Date: Installed ca. Dec 1922 [CONT1923]
Size:
Inscription: on window: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JACKSON JOHNSON JR / 1897-1918 [PHOTO]
on a plaque: Gift of Mrs. Jackson Johnson in 1922 [ORG]
Category: Christian Knight; War Memorial; Rose Window
Location: west transept [ORG]

Item 26.5.5.11

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Come Unto Me [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Mary Ranken Jordan [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Inscription: on the window: THE FRUIT OF / RIGHTEOUSNESS / IS SOWN IN PEACE OF THEM / THAT MAKE PEACE." // "WHOSO LOOKETH INTO THE / PERFECT LAW OF LIBERTY / & CONTINUETH THEREIN / SHALL BE BLESSED INDEED." // "COME / UNTO ME / ALL YE THAT LABOUR / AND ARE HEAVY LADEN / AND I WILL GIVE / YOU REST." [PHOTO]
on a plaque: Donated by Mary Ranken Jordan in 1922 [ORG]
Category: Christ; Rose Window
Location: chancel [ORG]

References

CONT1923: The Continent (4 Jan 1923, p. 21)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NRHP1975: National Register of Historic Places, Nancy B. Breme, Jane Piper and William G. Seibert (1975)
NYO1900: The New York Observer (19 Apr 1900, p. 516)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
SMART1998: Quarterly of the Stained Glass Association of America, An Historical Interpretation of the Tiffany Truth Windows, James G. Smart (Spring 1998, Vol. 93, No. 1, p. 24-31)
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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