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Broome Country Courthouse, Binghamton, New York

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Site Id: 3.14.3
Rating: 0 stars
Address: Court Street
Location: Binghamton, New York 13901, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.09812, -75.91105
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1897-1898, with south wing added 1916-1917 [HABS1974]
Architect: Isaac G. Perry [HABS1974]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.14.3.1: Phelps Memorial Tablet: Sienna marble with letters of glass mosaic inlay (1921) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.14.3.1

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Phelps Memorial Tablet:  Sienna marble with letters of glass mosaic inlay
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Phelps Memorial Tablet
Description: Sienna marble with letters of glass mosaic inlay [BP1919A, BP1919B, BP1921A, BP1921B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1919A, BP1919B, BP1919C, BP1921B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Captain John Case Phelps (29 Jun 1883 - 18 Oct 1918) [INSCRIPTION, BP1919A, BP1919B, BP1919C, BP1921A, BP1921B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: members of the Broome County Bar Association [INSCRIPTION, BP1919A, BP1919B, BP1919C, BP1921A, BP1921B]
Date: Dedicated 18 Oct 1921 [BP1921A, BP1921B]
Size: 2' high x 4' wide [BP1919A, PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / CAPTAIN JOHN CASE PHELPS / COMPANY A, 309TH INFANTRY, 78TH DIVISION, / AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES, / KILLED IN ACTION IN THE ARGONNE DRIVE / AT BOIS DES LOGES, FRANCE, / OCTOBER 18TH, 1918. // ERECTED BY BROOME COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION / OF WHICH HE WAS AN HONORED MEMBER [PHOTO]
Location: east wall of the vestibule of the main entrance [LUND2020]
Comment: In May 1919 the Broome County Bar Association considered adding the name of James Knight Nichols to the tablet [BP1919C]
There is a 1919 Tiffany mosaic panel in memory of Phelps and Nichols and three others in United Presbyterian Church, Binghamton, NY (SITE:3.14.1) [DEDUCED]

References

BP1919A: Binghamton Press (12 Feb 1919, p. 14)
BP1919B: Binghamton Press (14 Feb 1919, p. 16)
BP1919C: Binghamton Press (10 May 1919, p. 5)
BP1921A: Binghamton Press (15 Oct 1921, p. 5)
BP1921B: Binghamton Press (17 Oct 1921, p. 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HABS1974: Historic American Buildings Survey (Apr 1974)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LUND2020: Christopher Lund, personal communication (13 Oct 2020)
PHOTO: Photo of item
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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