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Lafayette College, Van Wickle Memorial Library, Easton, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.25.3
Rating: Nothing
Address: S. College Drive
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.69782, -75.20968
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1899-1900 [ORG]; addition 1913 [ORG]; addition 1939 [ORG]
Architect: John McArthur Harris [HIST1932, ORG]; Frank Boeshore (1939 addition) [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.25.3.1: Van Wickle Memorial Window: Death of Sir Philip Sidney (1900) (Removed)

Item 33.25.3.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Van Wickle Memorial Window
Theme: Death of Sir Philip Sidney [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2012]
Other documentation: [LAFAY1899, LAFAY1900A, LAFAY1900B, SR1900A, SR1900B, ST1900, CAT1902, SR1903, HIST1904]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [LAFAY1900A, LAFAY1900B, SR1900A]
Memorial details: Augustus Stout Van Wickle (3 Jan 1856 - 3 Jun 1898) [LAFAY1900B, SR1900A, MD1900, SR1903, HIST1932, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Bessie Pardee Van Wickle (later McKee) [LAFAY1899, LAFAY1900A, LAFAY1900B, SR1900A, SR1900B, ST1900, MD1900, CAT1902, HIST1904, HIST1932, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled Founders' Day (sometimes spelled Founder's Day), 24 Oct 1900 [LAFAY1900A, LAFAY1900B, SR1900A, SR1900B, ST1900, MD1900, HIST1932]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "THY NECESSITY IS GREATER THAN MINE." / SIR PHILIP SYDNEY AT THE SIEGE OF ZVTPHEN A.D. 1586. [PHOTO]
Category: Historic Figure
Location: reading room [CAT1902, HIST1904]
History: Installed in Skillman Library (SITE:33.25.6) in ca. 2004 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Van Winckle [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Duncan 1980 incorrectly states (p. 150) that the window was destroyed by fire [DUNC1980]
Same as item: 33.25.6.2

References

CAT1902: Catalogue of Lafayette College, Seventieth Year, 1901-1902 (1902, p. 103)
DT2012: Donald Traser, personal communication (29 Jun 2012)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1904: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, John W. Jordan, Edgar Moore Green, George T. Ettinger (1905, Vol. I, p. 21)
HIST1932: The Biography of a College Being the History of the First Century of the Life of Lafayette College, David Bishop Skillman (1932, Vol. II, p. 150)
LAFAY1899: The Lafayette (26 May 1899, p. 231)
LAFAY1900A: The Lafayette (19 Oct 1900, p. 45)
LAFAY1900B: The Lafayette (26 Oct 1900, p. 52)
MD1900: Montrose Democrat (25 Oct 1900, p. 2)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SR1900A: The Scranton Republican (24 Oct 1900, p. 4)
SR1900B: The Scranton Republican (26 Oct 1900, p. 4)
SR1903: The Scranton Republican (27 Jul 1903, p. 4)
ST1900: The Scranton Tribune (25 Oct 1900, p. 5)
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)

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