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Lake Placid Club, Annie Dewey Memorial Chapel, Lake Placid, New York

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 3.164.2
Rating: Nothing
Address: Lake Placid Club Drive
Location: Lake Placid, New York 12946, USA
Lat/Lng: 44.28595, -73.97758 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: No more
Building date: 1923 [DEWEY1932]
Architect:
Comment: Windows removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]
Windows sold 1999 [ADE1992]
The chapel was damaged by fire 2 Oct 1992 [AAHN1999]
The remains demolished by 2001 [WEB]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.164.2.1: Russell Memorial Window: St. Luke (1925) (Removed)
3.164.2.2: Elliott Memorial Window: landscape (1926) (Removed)
3.164.2.3.a: Dewey Memorial Window: The Sower (1927) (Removed)
3.164.2.3.b: Dewey Memorial Window: The Prophet (1927) (Removed)
3.164.2.4: Wood Memorial Window: landscape (1927) (Removed)
3.164.2.5: Woelfkin Memorial Window: Resurrection (1928) (Removed)
3.164.2.6: Viot Memorial Window: landscape (1928) (Removed)

Item 3.164.2.1

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

Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Russell Memorial Window
Theme: St. Luke [LPN1925A, LPN1925B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LPN1925A, LPN1925B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William George Russell, M.D. [LPN1925A, LPN1925B, DEWEY1932]
Donor: his friends [LPN1925B, DEWEY1932]
Date: Installed Aug 1925 [LPN1925B]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, DEWEY1932]
Inscription: Honor a physician with the honor due unto him for the uses which you may have of him for the Lord hath created him. [LPN1925B]
Category: St. Luke
Location: over door to cloister, south wall [LPN1925B, DEWEY1932]
Cost: $1300 [LPN1925A]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]
Comment: The door also had glass in it [LPN1925B]

Item 3.164.2.2

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

Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Elliott Memorial Window
Description: landscape [UOD1926]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LPN1926, UOD1926, NYEP1926]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Addie Mabee Lounsbery Elliott (11 Sep 1872 - 30 Jan 1925) [LPN1926, UOD1926, NYEP1926, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her three grandchildren [LPN1926, UOD1926]
John Elliott [DEWEY1932]
Date: Installed Jun or Jul 1926 [LPN1926, UOD1926, NYEP1926]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [LPN1926, UOD1926, DEWEY1932]
Inscription: In Memory of Addie Mabee Elliott, 1872-1925 [UOD1926]
Category: Landscape
Location: next to pulpit, north wall [LPN1926, LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]

Item 3.164.2.3.a

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Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dewey Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Melvil Dewey (10 Dec 1851 - 26 Dec 1931), originator of the Dewey Decimal System [DEWEY1932, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: two old Club members [LPN1927]
an unnamed admirer [DEWEY1932]
Date: Installed ca. Jun 1927 [LPN1927]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, DEWEY1932]
Inscription: Behold a sower from afar / He goeth forth with might / The rolling years his furrows are / His seed the growing light / Washington Gladden [PHOTO, LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Location: north wall door, left panel [LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]

Item 3.164.2.3.b

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Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dewey Memorial Window
Theme: The Prophet [LPN1927]
The Seer [DEWEY1932]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Melvil Dewey (10 Dec 1851 - 26 Dec 1931), originator of the Dewey Decimal System [DEWEY1932, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: two old Club members [LPN1927]
an unnamed admirer [DEWEY1932]
Date: Installed ca. Jun 1927 [LPN1927]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [DEWEY1932]
Inscription: They dipt into the future / Far as human eye could see / Saw the vision of the world / And all the wonder that will be / Alfred Tennyson [LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
Category: Prophet
Location: north wall door, right panel [LPN1927, DEWEY1932]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]

Item 3.164.2.4

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Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wood Memorial Window
Description: landscape [NYS1927]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYS1927]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Katherine Emily Wood (5 Dec 1912 - 1925) [NYS1927, DEWEY1932, WEB]
Donor: her father Willis Delano Wood [NYS1927, DEWEY1932, WEB]
and also her mother, Anna Emily Matheson Wood [NYS1927, WEB]
Date: Installed ca. Oct 1927 [NYS1927]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [DEWEY1932]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
Location: chancel, left of altar, east wall [DEWEY1932]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]

Item 3.164.2.5

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Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Woelfkin Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [LPN1928A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LPN1928A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. Cornelius Woelfkin (1859 - 6 Jan 1928) [LPN1928A, DEWEY1932, WEB]
Donor: a group of his friends [LPN1928A, DEWEY1932]
in particular G.H. Warner [DEWEY1932]
Date: Installed ca. Mar 1928 [LPN1928A]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [LPN1928A, DEWEY1932]
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Location: chancel, behind altar, east wall [LPN1928A, DEWEY1932]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]

Item 3.164.2.6

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

Status: Removed [ADE1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Viot Memorial Window
Description: landscape [LPN1928B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y. [AAAF2001]
Other documentation: [LPN1928B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Nicholas Viot (1874-1927) [LPN1928B, DEWEY1932]
Donor: his wife [LPN1928B, DEWEY1932]
Date: Installed ca. Aug 1928 [LPN1928B]
Size: 84" high x 43" wide [AAAF2001]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, DEWEY1932]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
Location: chancel, right of altar, east wall [LPN1928B, DEWEY1932]
History: Window removed summer 1992 [ADE1992]

References

AAAF2001: Antiques & Art Around Florida, Martin May (Winter / Spring 2001)
AAHN1999: Adirondack Architectural Heritage Newsletter (Winter 1999, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 6)
ADE1992: Adirondack Daily Enterprise (5 Oct 1992, p. 1, 7)
DEWEY1932: Melvil Dewey: Seer: Inspirer: Doer: 1851-1931, Grosvenor Dawe (1932, p. 243-244)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
LPN1925A: Lake Placid News (8 May 1925, p. 8)
LPN1925B: Lake Placid News (14 Aug 1925, p. 11)
LPN1926: Lake Placid News (16 Jul 1926, p. 14)
LPN1927: Lake Placid News (10 Jun 1927, p. 10)
LPN1928A: Lake Placid News (2 Mar 1928, p. 8)
LPN1928B: Lake Placid News (24 Aug 1928, p. 7)
NYEP1926: New York Evening Post (3 Jul 1926, Section 5, p. 5)
NYS1927: New York Sun (8 Oct 1927, p. 28)
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)
UOD1926: Utica Observer-Dispatch (27 Jun 1926, p. 8)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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