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St. James Episcopal Church, Fordham, Bronx, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 3.41.2
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 2500 Jerome Avenue
Location: Bronx, New York City, New York 10468, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.864, -73.8995
Tiffany 1910: Page 24
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 16
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 list the church under Fordham, which is part of the Bronx [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1864-1865 [ORG]
Architect: Henry C. Dudley [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.41.2.1: Schwab Memorial Window: The Last Supper (1890) (Extant) item has a photo
3.41.2.2: Morris Memorial Window: Easter Morning (1902) (Extant) item has a photo
3.41.2.3: Tiffany Memorial Window: Lilies and Apple Blossoms (1902) (Extant) item has a photo
3.41.2.4: Wheeler Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
3.41.2.5: Camp Memorial Window: The True Vine (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
3.41.2.6: Treadwell Memorial Window: The Return of the Soul to God (1921) (Extant) item has a photo
3.41.2.7: Pelton Memorial Window: St. Augustine and St. Monica (1929) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.41.2.1

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Schwab Memorial Window:  The Last Supper
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Schwab Memorial Window
Theme: The Last Supper [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 24
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 16
Signature: none seen [WB2017]
Other documentation: [CHU1902]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Gustav Schwab (23 Nov 1822 - 21 Aug 1888) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: 1889-1890 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: On plaque underneath the window: IN MEMORY OF GUSTAV SCHWAB / WARDEN AND VESTRYMAN OF THIS CHURCH / WHO ENTERED INTO ETERNAL LIFE AUGUST 21 1888 [PHOTO]
Category: Last Supper
After design: Painting by Leonardo da Vinci [PHOTO]

Item 3.41.2.2

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Morris Memorial Window:  Easter Morning
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morris Memorial Window (Holt Memorial Window)
Theme: Easter Morning [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 24
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [WB2017]
Other documentation: [NYT1902, CHU1902]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lewis Gouverneur Morris (19 Aug 1808 - 19 Sep 1900) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1902, WIKI]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 30 Mar 1902 [NYT1902, CHS1902]
Unveiled 6 Apr 1902 [CHU1902]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Lewis G Morris / August 19 1808 / September 19 1900 / St John xix-41 & xx-11 to 18 // Sometime Senior / Warden and / Vestryman of / this Church [PHOTO, CHU1902]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Holt Memorial Window so likely the rector at the time, Charles J. Holt, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, FORD2003, DEDUCED]

Item 3.41.2.3

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Tiffany Memorial Window:  Lilies and Apple Blossoms
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Tiffany Memorial Window
Theme: Lilies and Apple Blossoms [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 24
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [WB2017]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Julia Henrietta Wheeler Tiffany (6 Apr 1839 - 22 Dec 1899) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1899, WEB]
Donor: her husband, Charles Comfort Tiffany, third rector of the church [FORD2003]
Date: 1902 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Tender / and Reverent / Memory of / Julia Wheeler Tiffany // Beloved Wife / of the / Third Rector / of this Parish [PHOTO]
Category: Floral

Item 3.41.2.4

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Wheeler Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 24
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Same as item: Possibly 3.41.2.5

Item 3.41.2.5

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Camp Memorial Window:  The True Vine
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Camp Memorial Window
Theme: The True Vine [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPA / NEW YORK (very faded) [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Hugh Nesbitt Camp (14 Oct 1827 - 21 Sep 1895) [INSCRIPTION, EAGLE1899, CHU1899]
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1899 [EAGLE1899, CHU1899]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / Hugh Nesbitt Camp / Born October 14 1827 / Died September 21 1895 / I am the vine, ye are the / branches: St. John xv v [PHOTO]
Category: Vine
Restoration: Restored 2005 by Gil Studio [ORG]
Same as item: Possibly 3.41.2.4

Item 3.41.2.6

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Treadwell Memorial Window:  The Return of the Soul to God
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Treadwell Memorial Window
Theme: The Return of the Soul to God [NYT1921, CHU1921]
The Resurrection Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [NYT1921, CHU1921]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Valeria Gray Foote Treadwell (30 Mar 1854 - 28 Feb 1921) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1921, CHU1921, FOOTE1932]
Donor: her husband, Col. Harry Hayden Treadwell [FOOTE1932, ORG]
Date: Dedicated 20 Nov 1921 [NYT1921, CHU1921]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / Valeria Gray Treadwell / 1854 1921 // Wife of Harry Hayden Treadwell [PHOTO, FOOTE1932]
Category: Return of the Soul; Angel of Resurrection
Comment: Watercolor design for window unsold at auction on 5 Dec 2012 at Guernsey's, New York, NY, lot 133C [WEB]

Item 3.41.2.7

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Pelton Memorial Window:  St. Augustine and St. Monica
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pelton Memorial Window
Theme: St. Augustine and St. Monica [NYEP1929, ORG]
Motherhood Window [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [NYEP1929]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Witwer Pelton (19 Mar 1868 - 6 Dec 1928) [INSCRIPTION, NYEP1929, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 20 Oct 1929 [NYEP1929]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: O MY MOTHER I DO / BELIEVE THAT / THROVGH THY / PRAYERS GOD / GAVE ME THE MIND / TO PREFER ABOVE / ALL THINGS THE / DISCOVERY OF THE / TRVTH TO CHOOSE / TO THINK OF TO / LOVE NAVGHT ELSE / ST AVGVSTINE // In Loving Memory of / Mary Witwer Pelton / wife of / Rev DeWitt L Pelton D.D. // Departed this life / December 6th 1928 / "Her works do follow her' [PHOTO]
Category: St. Augustine; St. Monica

References

CHS1902: The Church Standard (22 Mar 1902, p. 771)
CHU1899: The Churchman (22 Apr 1899, p. 605)
CHU1902: The Churchman (12 Apr 1902, p. 473-474)
CHU1921: The Churchman (3 Dec 1921, p. 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1899: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (19 Apr 1899, p. 13)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
FOOTE1932: Foote Family Comprising the Genealogy and History of Nathaniel Foote of Wethersfield, Conn. and His Descendants, Abram W. Foote (1932, p. 976-977)
FORD2003: Among the Elms of Fordham (2003, p. 35)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYEP1929: New York Evening Post (19 Oct 1929, p. 13)
NYT1899: New York Times (25 Dec 1899, p. 7)
NYT1902: New York Times (15 Mar 1902, p. 10)
NYT1921: New York Times (21 Nov 1921, p. 15)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of 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)
WB2017: Wayne Boucher, visit to church (31 Aug 2017)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIKI: Wikipedia

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