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University of Scranton, Smurfit Art Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 33.57.4
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): New Universalist Church; All Souls' Univeralist Church; John Raymond Memorial Church
Address: Madison Avenue and Vine Street
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.40922, -75.65655
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1904-1906 [SR1904, SR1906A]
Architect: Lewis Hancock, Jr. [ST1912]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.57.4.1: Payne Memorial Window: Faith (Unknown)
33.57.4.2: Raymond Memorial Mosaic: Sermon on the Mount (1906) (Extant) item has a photo
33.57.4.3: figure with a pitcher standing near a well on the outskirts of a city (Removed)
33.57.4.4: draped woman holding a book, standing among irises in a wooded setting (Removed)

Item 33.57.4.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Payne Memorial Window
Theme: Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Inscription:
Category: Faith
Tiffany/Duncan comment: The pastor at the time was Thomas B. Payne, so possibly the Tiffany 1910 memorial name means that he was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: Probably 33.57.4.4

Item 33.57.4.2

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Raymond Memorial Mosaic:  Sermon on the Mount
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Raymond Memorial Mosaic
Theme: Sermon on the Mount [SR1906A, SR1906B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SR1905, SR1906B, ST1906]
Record type: mosaic (scenic)
Designer:
Memorial details: John Raymond [ART2002]
Donor: his daughter, Frances Antoinette Raymond (Mrs. Caleb Brewster) Hackley [SR1906B, ST1906, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled 10 Jun 1906 [SR1906B, ST1906]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Know the Truth and the Truth Will Make You Free [SR1905, ART2002]
Category: Sermon on the Mount
Cost: about $3000 [SR1906B]
History: Originally located in the chancel [SR1905, SR1906A, SR1906B, ST1906]
After design: Painting by Ary Scheffer [SR1906B]

Item 33.57.4.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: figure with a pitcher standing near a well on the outskirts of a city [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios New York [DT2019]
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Woman of Samaria
History: Removed some time after the university purchased the church building in 1987 [ORG]
Re-located to University of Scranton, Hyland Hall, Scranton, PA (SITE:33.57.12) [ORG]
Same as item: 33.57.12.1

Item 33.57.4.4

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: draped woman holding a book, standing among irises in a wooded setting [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios New York [DT2019]
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Faith
History: Removed some time after the university purchased the church building in 1987 [ORG]
Re-located to University of Scranton, Hyland Hall, Scranton, PA (SITE:33.57.12) [ORG]
Same as item: 33.57.12.2; Probably 33.57.4.1

References

ART2002: The Art of Stained Glass, Richard W. Rousseau (2002, p. 81-84)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2019: Donald Traser, personal communication (29 May 2019)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SR1904: The Scranton Republican (4 Nov 1904, p. 7)
SR1905: The Scranton Republican (26 Jun 1905, p. 5)
SR1906A: The Scranton Republican (4 Jan 1906, p. 7)
SR1906B: The Scranton Republican (9 Jun 1906, p. 3)
ST1906: The Scranton Truth (9 Jun 1906, p. 7)
ST1912: The Scranton Truth (17 Jun 1912, p. 25)
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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