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BuilderID 39

Builder Identification

Warrensburg, Missouri, 1986.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

    With the Michael Quimby firm of Warrensburg, Missouri, 1986.


    • Organ Handbook (Organ Historical Society, 1986), 36.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt

  • See also: Quimby Pipe Organs Co.

  • Note from the Organ Database Builders Listing editors Charles Eberline and Stephen Hall, April 10, 2017. -

    From a biography of Joseph Adam appended to his recital program at the 1986 OHS Convention: "He is Assistant Organist at Zion Lutheran Church and is a member of the music staff at St. Mary-s Church in Iowa City. In 1981 he assisted in the restoration of the 1883 Moline organ at St. Mary-s; this work led to further assistance with the Quimby Pipe Organ Company in similar projects.�

    Joseph Adam has been the organist at St. James Cathedral in Seattle since 1993 and is a faculty member at the University of Puget Sound. Mr. Adam holds a BMus and MMus degrees from the University of Iowa and a performer's certificate from the Eastman School of Music.


    • Organ Handbook (Organ Historical Society, 1986), 36.
    • St. James Cathedral website, Parish Staff,, accessed April 10, 2017.
    • University of Puget Sound,, accessed April 10, 2017.

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