The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 239

Builder Identification

New York City, New York, 1898.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Member of Journeymen Church Organ Builders' Association,* 1898.

    *The Journeymen Church Organ Builders' Association was formed in New York City, New York, around 1891. The membership rolls for the years 1898 and 1899 were donated to the OHS Archives as part of the Mohr family collection; Louis F. Mohr was the financial secretary of the association for those two years.—Ed.

    Sources:

    • The Tracker 14:1, 10.
    • Stephen Pinel, "A Brief History of the Mohr Family: American Organbuilders and Technicians", The Tracker 29:2, 24.
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  • NOTE: Formerly listed as builder of the organ in the Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, OHS Pipe Organ Database ID 4037, built in 1792. AveryThis organ was built by the English builder John Avery; see Boston Museum of Fine Arts, accessed April 17, 2018, http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/chamber-organ- 50481.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by John Avery.


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