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Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland

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Site Id: 20.2.23
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): Woman's College
Address: 2220 St. Paul Street
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.31501, -76.61583
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 also lists the Goucher Memorial Tablet, which was possibly the tablet containing the inscription underneath the Goucher Memorial Window (WINDOW:20.2.23.1) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1886-1888 [HIST1938]
Architect: Charles Carson [HIST1938]
Also of interest:

Site Items

20.2.23.1: Goucher Memorial Window: Faith, Hope and Charity (1905) (Removed)
20.2.23.2: Hendricks Memorial Window: ornamental (1903) (Removed)
20.2.23.3: McCabe Memorial Window: ornamental (1905) (Removed)

Item 20.2.23.1

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

Status: Removed [GQ1985, HIST1985]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Goucher Memorial Window
Theme: Faith, Hope and Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Faith, Simplicity and Love [BS1905B, BA1905B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1905B, BA1905B, IS1905, CMOG2011]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BS1905B, BA1905B, IS1905]
Memorial details: Mary Cecilia Fisher Goucher (22 Mar 1850 - 19 Dec 1902) [INSCRIPTION, BS1905B, BA1905B, IS1905, GQ1985, HIST1938, HIST1985, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Classes of 1892-1903 [BS1905B, BA1905B, GQ1985, HIST1985]
The left pane specifically the Class of 1901 [BS1905B, BA1905B]
her husband, John F. Goucher [IS1905]
Date: Unveiled 5 Jun 1905 [BS1905B, BA1905B]
Size: 10' high x 15' wide [GQ1985, HIST1985]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, BS1905B, BA1905B]
Inscription: CREDO // 1850 MARY CECILIA GROUCHER 1902 [PHOTO]
on bronze tablet on wall beneath the center window: IN LOVING REMEMBERANCE OF / MARY CECILIA GOUCHER / EXEMPLAR AND FRIEND / BY THE ALUMNAE 1892-1903 [PHOTO, BS1905B, BA1905B]
Category: Faith; Hope; Charity
Location: Goucher Hall, western wall [BS1905B, BA1905B, GQ1985]
Cost: $3000 [GQ1985, HIST1985]
of which about $1000 came from classes 1892-1903 [HIST1938, HIST1985]
History: The window was put in storage in the early 1950s for over thirty years when the college moved to Towson [GQ1985, HIST1985]
The window was installed in 1985 in the lobby of the Kraushaar Auditorium next to the Rosenberg Gallery (SITE:20.14.2) [GQ1985, HIST1985]
The window was moved to the Dorsey Administration building (SITE:20.14.3) probably in the 1990s [ORG]
Same as item: 20.14.2.1, 20.14.3.1

Item 20.2.23.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hendricks Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
in center the college seal, and on either side white rose and maidenhair fern of class of 1903 [BS1903]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1903, NYEP1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Class of 1903 [BS1903, BA1903, NYEP1903]
Date: Unveiled 1 Jun 1903 [BS1903, BA1903]
Size:
Inscription: Class 1903 [BS1903]
Category: Ornamental
Location: library, northern side [BS1903, BA1903, NYEP1903]
History: The window moved with the college to the Towson campus [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Hendricks Memorial Window, and Helen Chick Hendrix was in the class of 1903, so likely she was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, WEB, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.23.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McCabe Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
bunch of snowballs, the class flower of 1905, with clusters of green leaves against a background of rich blue [BS1905A]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1905A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Class of 1905 [BS1905A]
Date: Installed ca. Jun 1905 [BS1905A]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: library [BS1905A]
History: The window moved with the college to the Towson campus [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the McCabe Memorial Window, and Vera Nelle McCabe was in the class of 1905, so likely she was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, BA1905A, BULL1905, DEDUCED]

References

BA1903: Baltimore American (2 Jun 1903, p. 13)
BA1905A: Baltimore American (4 Jun 1905, p. 8)
BA1905B: Baltimore American (6 Jun 1905, p. 15)
BS1903: Baltimore Sun (2 Jun 1903, p. 7)
BS1905A: Baltimore Sun (5 Jun 1905, p. 9)
BS1905B: Baltimore Sun (6 Jun 1905, p. 7)
BULL1905: Bulletin of the Woman's College of Baltimore (Jun 1905, Vol. I, No. 6)
CMOG2011: Corning Museum of Glass, Jeffrey Rush Higgins Collection (Frederick Wilson archive) (2011, p. 159 in PDF C6D12EDE-CA60-4F5A-9D17-357EC1DE7294.pdf)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GQ1985: The Goucher Quarterly, Tiffany at Goucher, Carol Lindsley (Winter 1985, Vol. LXIII, No. 2, p. 8-11)
HIST1938: The History of Goucher College, Anna Heubeck Knipp and Thaddeus P. Thomas (1938, p. 24-25, 96-97, 101, 618)
HIST1985: The History of Goucher College, 1930-1985, Frederic O. Musser (1985, p. 243-244)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
IS1905: The International Studio, The Window Opening in Decoration (1905, Vol. XXVI, p. XV-XIX)
NYEP1903: New York Evening Post (6 Jun 1903, p. 7)
ORG: Organization
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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