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Women, Culture, and the Church: Memorials, Cemeteries, and Music

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on how women used to memorialize family and friends through musical instruments, decorative furnishings and stained glass such as what Mollie Ragan Macgill Rosenberg did. She ... More


The Stained-Glass Windows

Richard Stillwell

in The Chapel of Princeton University

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195209
eISBN:
9780691211657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195209.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter looks at the stained-glass windows of the crossing and the choir clerestory of the Princeton University Chapel. On the east side of the two transepts and in the choir above the organ ... More


A Professor of Eloquence

David Clarke

in Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter covers the life of John Pringle Nichol who, as the 5th Regius Professor of Astronomy (1836 to 1859), influenced extra-mural interest in the subject to a passion that the local citizens ... More


The Chapel of Princeton University

Richard Stillwell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195209
eISBN:
9780691211657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195209.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Like the medieval English cathedrals that inspired it, the Princeton University Chapel is an architectural achievement designed to evoke wonder, awe, and reflection. This book is the essential ... More


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