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Cathedral of St. John the Divine

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Title

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Subject

Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.)

Description

A collection of published images and documents relating to the early architectural history (1887-1913) of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.

Language

English

Coverage

1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 110th Street)
New York, New York 10025. Time range covered: 1887-1913.

Items in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine Collection

An illustrated historical overview of the cathedral. Includes its charter; the names of trustees, officers, and staff; as well as accounts of the Choir School, the Cathedral League, and other affiliated groups. Covers the earliest planning, the…

"A Sermon in Behalf of Church Consolidation Preached in the Crypt of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine Sunday January the Twenty Second 1899." In this sermon, William Reed Huntington argues in favor of Church Unity in the United States. He uses…

A photograph of the choir and chancel published January 1, 1911, a few months prior to the consecration of the choir and chapels.

This interior view shows the original design plan for a great dome over the crossing of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The great dome is echoed by smaller domes over the nave (to the right).

Excerpt from a statement of the conditions for architects competing for the commission to design and build the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.