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The First Church of Christ in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.23.1
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): Center Church on-the-Green
Address: 250 Temple Street
Location: New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.30786, -72.92657
Tiffany 1910: Page 45
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1812-1815 [WIKI]
Architect: Ithiel Town [ORG]
Also of interest: 1899 window, "Christ and the Woman of Samaria", in memory of Lucius and Fanny Hotchkiss, by Joline B. Smith [NHER1899A]
1899 windows in memory of Henry Trowbridge and Henry Hotchkiss, by La Farge [NHER1899B]
1906 window, "St. Paul", in memory of Charles S. Merrick, designed by Edward Peck Sperry and made by Gorham [NHMJC1906]
These windows were all removed from the church in 1960 [DEDUCED]

Site Items

8.23.1.1: English Memorial Window: Illust. Malachi 4-17 (1900) (Removed)
8.23.1.2: Morris Memorial Window: Angel of Resurrection (1898) (Removed)
8.23.1.3: Trowbridge Memorial Window: Water Brooks (1904) (Removed) item has a photo
8.23.1.4: Trowbridge Memorial Window: The Hector (1898) (Removed) item has a photo
8.23.1.5: Trowbridge Memorial Window: John Davenport Preaching to the Colonists of New Haven (1894) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.23.1.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: English Memorial Window
Theme: Illust. Malachi 4-17 (should be 3-17) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Tiffany 1910: Page 45
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHER1900]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Edwin Holt English (28 Sep 1854 - 6 Oct 1899) and his daughter Lucia Hosmer English (16 Apr 1884 - 22 May 1892) [INSCRIPTION, NHER1900]
Donor: wife / mother, Lucy Kellogg Holt [NHER1900, WEB]
Date: Installed 14 Jun 1900 [NHER1900]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY EDWIN HOLT ENGLISH / BORN SEPTEMBER 28 1854 - DIED OCTOBER 6 1899 / AND HIS DAVGHTER LVCIA HOSMER ENGLISH / BORN APRIL 16 1884 - DIED MAY 22 1892 [PHOTO, NHER1900]
Category: Righteous Shall Receive a Crown of Glory
History: Removed in 1960, currently in Pitts Chapel of the Unified Free Will Baptist Church, New Haven, CT (SITE:8.23.13) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 8.23.13.1

Item 8.23.1.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morris Memorial Window (Pratt Memorial Window)
Theme: Angel of Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 45
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHER1898, NHJC1898]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Luzon Burritt Morris (16 Apr 1827 - 22 Aug 1895) [INSCRIPTION, HC1897, NHER1897, HC1898, NHER1898, NHJC1898]
Donor: his son-in-law C.M. Pratt [HC1897, NHER1897, HC1898, NHER1898, NHJC1898]
and also his daughter, Mary Pratt [HC1898, NHER1898, NHJC1898]
Date: Installed ca. Dec 1898 [HC1898, NHER1898, NHJC1898]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HE THAT BELIEVETH IN ME THOVGH / HE WERE DEAD, YET SHALL HE LIVE. // IN MEMORY OF / LVZON BVRRITT MORRIS / APRIL 16, 1827 - AVGVST 22, 1895 [PHOTO, HC1898, NHER1898, NHJC1898]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Location: southwest corner of the church [NHER1898, NHJC1898]
History: Removed in 1960, currently in Pitts Chapel of the Unified Free Will Baptist Church, New Haven, CT (SITE:8.23.13) [ORG_NEW]
Employees: Placed in position by Mr. Lett [NHER1898]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Pratt Memorial Window because the Pratts were the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 8.23.13.2

Item 8.23.1.3

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Trowbridge Memorial Window:  Water Brooks
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Trowbridge Memorial Window
Theme: Water Brooks [ORG_NEW]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 45
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHMJC1904, NYO1910, CONT1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ezekiel Hayes Trowbridge (22 Mar 1841 - 30 Nov 1901) [INSCRIPTION, NHMJC1904]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 3 Apr 1904 [NHMJC1904]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: AS THE HART PANTETH AFTER THE WATER BROOKS SO / PANTETH MY SOUL AFTER THEE O GOD PSALM XLII:1 / EZEKIEL HAYES TROWBRIDGE / BORN MARCH 22 1841 DIED NOVEMBER 30 1901 [PHOTO, NHMJC1904]
Category: Landscape
History: Removed in 1960, currently in Buley Library, SCSU, New Haven, CT (SITE:8.23.12) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 8.23.12.1

Item 8.23.1.4

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Trowbridge Memorial Window:  The Hector
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Trowbridge Memorial Window
Theme: The Hector [ORG_NEW]
Description: historical [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 45
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TG1908]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge (17 Jul 1810 - 26 May 1887) [INSCRIPTION, TG1908]
Donor: his wife, Caroline Hoadley Trowbridge, and children [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
his son, Rutherford Trowbridge [TG1908]
Date: 1898 [AJ1972]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1640 / 1670 / 1750 / 1812 // APRIL TWENTY-FIFTH MDCXXXVIII / ISAIAH LVIII: XIII XIV / A TRIBVTE FROM HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN / IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF / THOMAS RVTHERFORD TROWBRIDGE / BORN JULY 17 1810 DIED MAY 26 1887 [PHOTO]
Category: Historic
History: Removed in 1960, currently in Buley Library, SCSU, New Haven, CT (SITE:8.23.12) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 8.23.12.2

Item 8.23.1.5

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Trowbridge Memorial Window:  John Davenport Preaching to the Colonists of New Haven
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Trowbridge Memorial Window
Theme: John Davenport Preaching to the Colonists of New Haven [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 45
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHER1894A, NHER1894B, NHER1894C, NHMJC1894A, NHMJC1894B, OUT1894, CW1894, RDC1894, ARCH1895, CONG1896]
Record type: Window
Designer: Joseph Lauber [NHMJC1894B, ARCH1895]
Memorial details: Ezekiel Hayes Trowbridge (21 Apr 1818 - 24 Nov 1893) [INSCRIPTION, NHER1894A, NHER1894B, NHER1894C, NHMJC1894A, NHMJC1894B, OUT1894, CW1894, SDR1894, RDC1894, CONG1896, TG1908]
Donor: his son, Ezekiel Hayes Trowbridge [NHER1894A, NHER1894C, NHMJC1894A, NHMJC1894B, CW1894, SDR1894, RDC1894, CONG1896, TG1908]
Date: Installed Nov 1894 [CONG1894]
Unveiled 18 Nov 1894 [NHER1894B, NHER1894C, OUT1894]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THE LORD OVR GOD BE WITH VS / AS HE WAS WITH OVR FATHERS / LET HIM NOT LEAVE VS NOR FOR / SAKE VS - I KINGS VIII 57 // IN MEMORY OF / EZEKIEL HAYES TROWBRIDGE / BORN APRIL 21 1818 / DIED NOVEMBER 24 1893 [PHOTO]
Category: Historic Figure
Location: rear of the building [NHER1894A, NHMJC1894A, NHMJC1894B, SDR1894]
behind the pulpit [CW1894, CONG1894, CONG1896]

References

AJ1972: Art Journal (Summer 1972, Vol. 31, No. 4, p. 435)
ARCH1895: Catalogue of the Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1895, p. liv)
CONG1894: The Congregationalist (22 Nov 1894, p. 736)
CONG1896: The Congregationalist (11 Jun 1896, p. 942)
CONT1910: The Continent (Tiffany Studios advertisement) (17 Nov 1910, p. 1594)
CW1894: The Christian Work: Illustrated Family Newspaper (29 Nov 1894, p. 879)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HC1897: The Hartford Courant (8 Jun 1897, p. 11)
HC1898: The Hartford Courant (13 Dec 1898, p. 13)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NHER1894A: New Haven Evening Register (16 Jul 1894, p. 3)
NHER1894B: New Haven Evening Register (17 Nov 1894, p. 3)
NHER1894C: New Haven Evening Register (19 Nov 1894, p. 3)
NHER1897: New Haven Evening Register (7 Jun 1897, p. 1)
NHER1898: New Haven Evening Register (12 Dec 1898, p. 1)
NHER1899A: New Haven Evening Register (7 Nov 1899, p. 7)
NHER1899B: New Haven Evening Register (18 Dec 1899, p. 7)
NHER1900: New Haven Evening Register (15 Jun 1900, p. 3)
NHJC1898: New Haven Journal and Courier (12 Dec 1898, p. 1)
NHMJC1894A: New Haven Morning Journal and Courier (16 Jul 1894, p. 8)
NHMJC1894B: New Haven Morning Journal and Courier (16 Nov 1894, p. 4)
NHMJC1904: New Haven Morning Journal and Courier (4 Apr 1904, p. 8)
NHMJC1906: New Haven Morning Journal and Courier (16 Apr 1906, p. 5)
NYO1910: The New York Observer (Tiffany Studios advertisement) (17 Nov 1910, p. 629)
ORG: Organization
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
OUT1894: The Outlook (1 Dec 1894, p. 932)
PHOTO: Photo of item
RDC1894: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (23 Dec 1894, p. 11)
SDR1894: The Springfield Daily Republican (17 Jul 1894, p. 2)
TG1908: The Trowbridge Genealogy: History of the Trowbridge Family in America, Francis Bacon Trowbridge (1908, frontspiece, and p. 16, 90, 93, 109)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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
WIKI: Wikipedia

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