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First Presbyterian Church, Albany, New York

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Site Id: 3.2.4
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 362 State Street
Location: Albany, New York 12210, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.65622, -73.76533
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1883-1884 [PRA2016]
Architect: J. Cleveland Cady [PRA2016]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.2.4.1: Kingsbury Memorial Window: Until the Day Break (1914) (Extant) item has a photo
3.2.4.2: Strong Memorial Window: Sea of Galilee (1915) (Extant) item has a photo
3.2.4.3: Morgan Memorial Window: Annunciation to the Virgin, Angel of the Resurrection, Call of Matthew (1916) (Extant) item has a photo
3.2.4.4: Joseph Henry Memorial Window: Joseph Henry demonstrating electromagnetism (1926) (Extant) item has a photo
3.2.4.5: Vander Veer Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1928) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.2.4.1

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Kingsbury Memorial Window:  Until the Day Break
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kingsbury Memorial Window (Meeting Memorial Window)
Theme: Until the Day Break [ORG]
Description: landscape [DUNC1980]
a scene on Lake Lucerne, NY [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AEJ1914]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alice McElroy Kingsbury (11 Jul 1885 - 1 Mar 1914) [ORG, AEJ1914, INSCRIPTION]
Donor: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James McElroy [ORG]
Date: Dedicated 6 December 1914 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: UNTIL THE DAY BREAK / AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY // TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ALICE McELROY / WIFE OF JOHN HOWARD KINGSBURY // BORN JULY 11, 1885 / DIED MARCH 1 1913 AT BARDEZAG ASIATIC TURKEY [ORG, PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Location: Assembly Hall [ORG]
Cost: $10000 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 calls this the Meeting Memorial for reasons that are not clear [DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: Inscription says that Kingsbury died in 1913 but other sources say 1914 [ORG, AEJ1914, INSCRIPTION]

Item 3.2.4.2

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Strong Memorial Window:  Sea of Galilee
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Strong Memorial Window
Theme: Sea of Galilee [ORG, ATU1915B]
Description: landscape [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK 1915 [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [ATU1915A, ATU1915B, AEJ1923]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Neil Strong and Sarah Adelaide Knox Strong (14 Dec 1826 - 11 Jun 1910) [INSCRIPTION, ATU1915A, ATU1915B, WEB]
Donor: their daughter, Frances Adelaide Strong [INSCRIPTION, ATU1915A, ATU1915B]
Date: Signature 1915 [SIGNATURE]
Dedicated 5 December 1915 [ATU1915A]
Size:
Lancets: 3 rose windows over 5 lancets [PHOTO, ATU1915B]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / WILLIAM NEIL STRONG / AND / SARAH ADELAIDE KNOX STRONG / ERECTED BY THEIR DAUGHTER / 1915 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape

Item 3.2.4.3

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Morgan Memorial Window:  Annunciation to the Virgin, Angel of the Resurrection, Call of Matthew
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morgan Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation to the Virgin, Angel of the Resurrection, Call of Matthew [ATU1916, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK 1915 [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [ATU1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James P. Morgan (19 Mar 1876 - 1914) and his parents William Morgan (16 Sep 1842 - 7 Nov 1898) and Josephine Amelia Conger Morgan (1 Mar 1839 - 28 Apr 1904) [INSCRIPTION, ATU1916, WEB]
Donor: brother / son / son, William Conger Morgan, and wife / daughter-in-law / daughter-in-law, Mary Chandler Morgan [ATU1916, WEB]
Date: Signature 1915 [SIGNATURE]
Dedicated Easter Sunday, 23 April 1916 [ATU1916, AEJ1916]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, ATU1916]
Inscription: IN / MEMORIAM / JOSEPHINE / A. MORGAN / 1839 / 1904 // IN / MEMORIAM / JAMES P. MORGAN / SON OF / JOSEPHINE A. AND WILLIAM / MORGAN / 1876 - 1914 // IN / MEMORIAM / WILLIAM / MORGAN / 1842 / 1898 [PHOTO]
Category: Medallion

Item 3.2.4.4

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Joseph Henry Memorial Window:  Joseph Henry demonstrating electromagnetism
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Joseph Henry Memorial Window
Theme: Joseph Henry demonstrating electromagnetism [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [SG1926, AER1926]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Henry (17 Dec 1799 - 13 May 1878) [INSCRIPTION, ORG, SG1926, AER1926, NYT1926, WEB]
Donor: Mrs. James McElroy [ORG]
the church [AER1926]
Date: Dedicated 31 January 1926 [ORG, SG1926]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [SG1926, AER1926, PHOTO]
Inscription: MASTER SCIENTIST // 1799 JOSEPH HENRY 1878 / BAPTISED IN THIS CHURCH // DEVOUT CHRISTIAN [SG1926, AER1926, PHOTO]
Category: Historic Figure
Location: Assembly Hall [ORG]

Item 3.2.4.5

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Vander Veer Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Vander Veer Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N.Y. (last part obscured) [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [AER1928]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mrs. Albert Vander Veer, Margaret Snow Vander Veer, Charles Anson Vander Veer and Garret Vander Veer [INSCRIPTION, AER1928, TT1928]
Donor: husband / father, Dr. Albert Vander Veer [ORG, AER1928, TT1928]
Date: Unveiled 22 January 1928 [TT1928]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF // MRS ALBERT VAN DER VEER / MARGARET SNOW VAN DER VEER // CHARLES ANSON VAN DER VEER / GARRET VAN DER VEER [PHOTO, AER1928]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: Fellowship Hall [ORG]

References

AEJ1914: The Albany Evening Journal (4 Dec 1914, p. 11)
AEJ1916: The Albany Evening Journal (22 Apr 1916, p. 7)
AEJ1923: The Albany Evening Journal (10 Mar 1923, p. 5)
AER1926: Amsterdam Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat (29 Jan 1926, p. 13)
AER1928: Amsterdam Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat (21 Jan 1928, p. 12)
ATU1915A: Albany Times Union (23 Nov 1915, p. 2)
ATU1915B: Albany Times Union (4 Dec 1915, p. 8)
ATU1916: Albany Times Union (22 Apr 1916, p. 11)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1926: New York Times (21 Mar 1926)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
PRA2016: Ned Pratt, personal communication (28 Apr 2016)
SG1926: Schenectady Gazette (3 Feb 1926, p. 7)
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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)
TT1928: The Troy Times (23 Jan 1928, p. 15)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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