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Second Congregational Church, Holyoke, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.14.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 395 High Street
Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.20488, -72.6104
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1895 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: Tiffany Studios redecorated the church in 1903 [SDR1903B]
In 1916 there were newspaper articles saying that the Ranlet family were going to donate a Tiffany window, and it is not known if this actually happened [SSR1916, SWR1916]
The building was destroyed by fire, 24 Mar 1919 (the congregation built a new church on the same site) [SDR1919, ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.14.1.1: Skinner Memorial Window: Transfiguration (1903) (Destroyed)
21.14.1.2: ornamental skylight (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.14.1.3: Heywood Memorial Window: landscape (1912) (Destroyed)

Item 21.14.1.1

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

Status: Destroyed [SDR1919, ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Skinner Memorial Window
Theme: Transfiguration [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SDR1903A, BET1903, CONG1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Skinner (14 Nov 1824 - 28 Feb 1902) [SDR1903A, BET1903, CONG1903]
Donor: his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Allen Skinner [BET1903, WEB]
Date: Installed 15 May 1903 [SDR1903A]
Unveiled 17 May 1903 [SDR1903A, BET1903, CONG1903]
Size: nearly 22' high x 19' wide [BET1903, CONG1903]
Inscription: Born Nov. 14 1824, Died Feb. 28, 1902. // William Skinner // Erected by his wife, Sarah E. Skinner [BET1903]
Category: Transfiguration

Item 21.14.1.2

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

Status: Destroyed if ever existed [SDR1919, ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental skylight [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Glass
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:

Item 21.14.1.3

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

Status: Destroyed [SDR1919, ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Heywood Memorial Window
Description: landscape [SU1912]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SU1912, SSR1912]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William H. Heywood [SU1912, SSR1912, BET1912]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 6 Oct 1912 [SU1912, SSR1912]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Landscape

References

BET1903: Boston Evening Transcript (18 May 1903, p. 9)
BET1912: Boston Evening Transcript (12 Oct 1912, Part 3, p. 10)
CONG1903: The Congregationalist and Christian World (13 Jun 1903, p. 854)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ORG: Organization
SDR1903A: The Springfield Daily Republican (16 May 1903, p. 10)
SDR1903B: The Springfield Daily Republican (17 Oct 1903, p. 5)
SDR1919: The Springfield Daily Republican (25 Mar 1919, p. 1, 2)
SSR1912: The Springfield Sunday Republican (13 Oct 1912, p. 19)
SSR1916: The Springfield Sunday Republican (23 Apr 1916, p. 12)
SU1912: The Springfield Union (8 Oct 1912, p. 10)
SWR1916: The Springfield Weekly Republican (27 Apr 1916, p. 14)
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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