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Willard Memorial Chapel, Auburn, New York

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Site Id: 3.8.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 17 Nelson Street
Location: Auburn, New York 13021, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.93701, -76.56366
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 14
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1892-1894 [NRHP2005]
Architect: Andrew Jackson Warner of the firm of Warner and Brockett [AB1894, NRHP2005]
Comment: There are also 9 chandeliers by Tiffany [NRHP2005]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.8.1.1: Willard Memorial Window: Christ Walking on the Sea (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
3.8.1.2: Willard Memorial Window: 14 ornamental windows (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
3.8.1.3: Willard Memorial Window: ornamental rose window (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
3.8.1.4: Willard Memorial Tablet: Faith, Hope and Charity (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
3.8.1.5: Willard Memorial Pulpit: pulpit with mosaic panels (1894) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.8.1.1

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Willard Memorial Window:  Christ Walking on the Sea
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Willard Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Walking on the Sea [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Christ saving Peter from the sea [NYT1894, AB1894, EVAN1895]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 14
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, EVAN1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Memorial details: Dr. Sylvester Willard (24 Dec 1798 - 12 Mar 1886) and his wife, Mrs. Jane Frances Case Willard (d. 1 Jul 1890) [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, WEB, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their two daughters, Georgina Willard and Caroline Willard [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, ORG]
Date: Dedicated 24 Oct 1894 (with building) [AB1894, NYTR1894]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Peter
After design: Painting by Frederic Shields [NYT1894, EVAN1895]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this a Memorial Window (without a name) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 3.8.1.2

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Willard Memorial Window:  14 ornamental windows Willard Memorial Window:  14 ornamental windows Willard Memorial Window:  14 ornamental windows Willard Memorial Window:  14 ornamental windows
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Willard Memorial Window
Description: 14 ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, AB1894, EVAN1895, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 14
Signature:
Other documentation: [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Memorial details: Dr. Sylvester Willard (24 Dec 1798 - 12 Mar 1886) and his wife, Mrs. Jane Frances Case Willard (d. 1 Jul 1890) [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, WEB, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their two daughters, Georgina Willard and Caroline Willard [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, ORG]
Date: Dedicated 24 Oct 1894 (with building) [AB1894]
Size: each about 14' high x 30" wide [NRHP2005]
Lancets: 1 each [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 3.8.1.3

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Willard Memorial Window:  ornamental rose window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Willard Memorial Window
Description: ornamental rose window (central panel depicting the seal of the Presbyterian Church, with eight surrounding circular panels consisting of "Canterbury Cross," "St. Luke," "Holy Trinity - Star of David," "St. John," "Gifts of the Spirit," "St. Matthew," "Crown of Thorns," and "St. Mark") [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, AB1894, EVAN1895, NRHP2005, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 14
Signature:
Other documentation: [AB1894, NYTR1894, EVAN1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Memorial details: Dr. Sylvester Willard (24 Dec 1798 - 12 Mar 1886) and his wife, Mrs. Jane Frances Case Willard (d. 1 Jul 1890) [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, WEB, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their two daughters, Georgina Willard and Caroline Willard [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, ORG]
Date: Dedicated 24 Oct 1894 (with building) [AB1894, NYTR1894]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window

Item 3.8.1.4

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Willard Memorial Tablet:  Faith, Hope and Charity
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Willard Memorial Tablet
Theme: Faith, Hope and Charity [AB1894, NYTR1894, EVAN1895]
Description: bas-relief tablet with mosaic tiles for background [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, EVAN1895]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 14
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, EVAN1895]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Memorial details: Dr. Sylvester Willard (24 Dec 1798 - 12 Mar 1886) and his wife, Mrs. Jane Frances Case Willard (d. 1 Jul 1890) [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, EVAN1895, WEB, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their two daughters, Georgina Willard and Caroline Willard [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, ORG]
Date: Dedicated 24 Oct 1894 (with building) [AB1894, NYTR1894]
Size: 10' high x 17' wide [NRHP2005]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF SYLVESTER WILLARD 1799-1886. FORTY YEARS SECRETARY OF / THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THIS SEMINARY AND HIS WIFE JANE FRANCES CASE 1813-1890 / REMEMBERING WITHOUT CEASING YOUR WORK OF FAITH AND LABOR OF / LOVE AND PATIENCE, OF HOPE IN OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. I. THESS. I:III // ERECTED / IN / 1894 // BY THEIR / DAUGH- / TERS [NRHP2005, PHOTO]
Category: Faith; Hope; Charity

Item 3.8.1.5

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Willard Memorial Pulpit:  pulpit with mosaic panels Willard Memorial Pulpit:  pulpit with mosaic panels
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Willard Memorial Pulpit
Description: pulpit with mosaic panels [AB1894, EVAN1895, NRHP2005]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [AB1894, EVAN1895]
Memorial details: Dr. Sylvester Willard (24 Dec 1798 - 12 Mar 1886) and his wife, Mrs. Jane Frances Case Willard (d. 1 Jul 1890) [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, WEB, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their two daughters, Georgina Willard and Caroline Willard [NYT1894, AB1894, NYTR1894, ORG]
Date: Dedicated 24 Oct 1894 (with building) [AB1894]
Size:
Inscription:

References

AB1894: The Auburn Bulletin (25 Oct 1894, p. 7)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EVAN1895: The Evangelist (16 May 1895, p. 17-18)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NRHP2005: National Register of Historic Places, William E. Krattinger (2005)
NYT1894: New York Times (29 Oct 1894)
NYTR1894: New York Daily Tribune (25 Oct 1894, p. 7)
ORG: Organisation
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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