|Title||Property Record of 23 Roberts Avenue|
|Scope & Content||
Property Record of 23 Roberts Avenue
- Lots148 & 149 -
1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: A.F. Chaffe, Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 21 August 1873/ Term rent $150.00
1877 Lot 148 on Roberts was separated from Lot 149 on Terrace Ave.
- Lot 148 only -
1878 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Henry S. Hall, Ellery Center, NY
1878 Lease assigned: William Rice
1887 Lease assigned: Mrs. Orsavilla V. M. Fritts, Wattsburg, PA
1887 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Orsavilla V.M. Fritts, Wattsburg, PA
1927 Chautauqua Institution lease: Chautauqua Congregational Association
1929 Lease assigned: E.C. Westervelt, Corpus Christi, Texas
1930 Chautauqua Institution lease: The Ministers Union (a newly formed corporation)/ Lots 148, 150 & 152 all on Roberts Ave./ 644/219
1947 Leasehold interest in this Lot 148 turned back to the Institution by the Ministers Union/ Note: Early in the 1900s this "tent lot" was unused by Mrs. Fritts, the leaseholder, and it became very unsightly/ The Institution cancelled the lease and took possession/ It built a temporary frame store building and rented it to a Mrs. Cornell for a toy store/ Later it became an antique store/ In 1947 Mrs. Gladys A. Tichbourne rented it for a dress shop and was joined in the business by her daughter Joan about 1970/ Mother and daughter operated the popular California Accessories Shop every summer until the mid 1980s when Mrs. Tichbourne retired
1989 Estate: Gladys Anderson Tichbourne died December 4, 1989 in Florida
1990 Joan Tichbourne Weaver is continuing the dress shop operation
|Dates of Creation||2007|
|Collection||The Arthur Wade Property File Collection|
Chautauqua Congregational Association
Ministers' Union of Chautauqua
Weaver, Joan T.
Hall, Henry S.
Fritts, Orsavilla V.M.
Tichbourne, Gladys A.
|Object Name||Property reference file|
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|
|Lexicon sub-category||Need to Classify|
|Dates of Accumulation||2007|
|Cottage Nickname||California Accessories Shop|