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Lafayette College, Colton Memorial Chapel, Easton, Pennsylvania

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 33.25.5
Rating: Nothing
Address: S. College Drive
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.69794, -75.20891
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: 1916 [LAFAY1916A, ORG]
Architect: Carrère & Hastings [HIST1932, ORG]
Comment: The building was badly damaged by fire, 17 Apr 1965 [LAFAY1965]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.25.5.1: Bloombergh Memorial Window: Ascension (1912) (Destroyed)
33.25.5.2: Colton Memorial Window: Paul Preaching on Mars Hill (1916) (Destroyed)

Item 33.25.5.1

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

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bloombergh Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [CAT1917]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LAFAY1912, CONT1912]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Professor Augustus Alexis Bloombergh (13 Feb 1834 - 28 Nov 1906) [LAFAY1912, NYH1912, CONT1912, CAT1917, YEAR1917, HIST1932, WEB]
and also Elise Fredrike Bechdolt Bloombergh (7 Jul 1852 - 30 Sep 1907) [CAT1917, YEAR1917, WEB]
Donor: their son, Horace D. Bloombergh [NYH1912, CONT1912, CAT1917]
Date: Unveiled 16 Jun 1912 [NYH1912]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ascension
Location: west transept [CAT1917, YEAR1917]
History: Originally located in the previous chapel building (SITE:33.25.4) [HIST1932]
Moved here in 1916 [HIST1932]
Destroyed by fire 17 Apr 1965 [LAFAY1965]
Same as item: 33.25.4.1

Item 33.25.5.2

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

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Colton Memorial Window
Theme: Paul Preaching on Mars Hill [CAT1917]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LAFAY1916B, LAFAY1916C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sabin Woolworth Colton (20 Feb 1813 - 3 May 1890) [LAFAY1916B, CAT1917, HIST1932, FINDAGRAVE]
and also his wife, Susannah Beaumont Colton (1812 - 25 Dec 1904) [LAFAY1916B, CAT1917, FINDAGRAVE]
and/or his nephew, John Milton Colton (25 Oct 1849 - 5 Jun 1913) [LAFAY1916A, LAFAY1916C, HIST1932, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: son / brother Sabin Woolworth Colton, Jr., and his wife, Jessie Sellers Colton [LAFAY1916A, LAFAY1916C, CAT1917, HIST1932, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Exhibited at Tiffany Studios, Nov 1916 [LAFAY1916B, LAFAY1916C]
Installed ca. end Nov 1916 [LAFAY1916B, LAFAY1916C]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Paul
Location: chancel [LAFAY1916A, LAFAY1916B, LAFAY1916C]
History: Destroyed by fire 17 Apr 1965 [LAFAY1965]

References

CAT1917: Catalog of Lafayette College, Eighty-fifth year, 1916-1917 (1917, p. 93-94)
CONT1912: The Continent (27 Jun 1912, p. 915)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1932: The Biography of a College Being the History of the First Century of the Life of Lafayette College, David Bishop Skillman (Vol. II, p. 166, 228)
LAFAY1912: The Lafayette (Commencement Number, Jun 1912, p. 2)
LAFAY1916A: The Lafayette (25 Oct 1916, p. 1, 5)
LAFAY1916B: The Lafayette (8 Nov 1916, p. 1)
LAFAY1916C: The Lafayette (6 Dec 1916, p. 1)
LAFAY1965: The Lafayette (23 Apr 1965, p. 1, 3)
NYH1912: New York Herald (17 Jun 1912, p. 12)
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
YEAR1917: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society (1917, p. 222)

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