The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3112

Builder Identification

Boston, Massachusetts, from 1850 to at least 1862.

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). —

    Born c. 1811 in Maine; with William and George Stevens firms from 1850; partner of William Stevens in Boston, Massachusetts, in Stevens & Jewett, 1853; partner with George Stevens and Horatio Davis in Stevens, Davis & Jewett of Boston, Massachusetts, 1855-1856; in successor Stevens & Jewett, 1862.

    Sources:

    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 131.
    • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 400.
    • Stephen L. Pinel, "Organbuilders and Their Families: in the Population Schedules of the Federal and State Census Surveys", The Tracker: 32:1 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1988), 26.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by James Jewett.


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