The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3382

Builder Identification

East Kingston, New Hampshire, 1982.

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). —

    With E.M. Skinner Co., Inc.* of East Kingston, New Hampshire, 1982.

    Source:

    • The American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1982 membership directory.

  • When Ernest Skinner retired, he sold his business to his long time foreman, Carl Bassett, who ran the company in Massachusetts for ten years, then moved the company to Oakland, Florida, When Bassett retired, he sold the company to John Bolten in 1968, Bolten relocated the firm to Boston. The firm later changed hands again, and was acquired by Larry Smith. The firm was active in East Kingston, New Hampshire by 1982, it closed in 1987. —Ed.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Mark Kolligan.


We are always interested in adding to our information about builders and correcting any errors that our Database may contain. If you can provide us with corrections or additions to the information presented here, please click the Update button and use the online form to send us details.

Your cooperation and support are greatly appreciated.


 

OHS Logo

This page was opened in a secondary window or tab. To return to the list of builders, simply close this tab.

Some of our entries are names that might never appear on a nameplate or nameboard.
On the other hand, there are both individuals and firms who are responsible for conserving historic organs through location, or preserving the usefulness of pipe organs through rebuilding or making modifications to existing instruments. In these cases, we are proud to acknowledge their contributions to the ongoing artistic tradition of the pipe organ in America through individual entries in our online database.