The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 378

Builder Identification

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1895-1921.

Additional Notes

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

    Established by Samuel L. Bates and Oliver B. Culley in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1895; last listed 1920/1921.

    Staff: Ferdinand T. E. Rassman.


    • The Diapason, February 1913, 1.
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser-s Guide, Purchaser-s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades).

Database Entries

There are 14 entries in the database that describe organs by Bates & Culley.

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Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by David Citron