The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 6352

Builder Identification

Detroit, Michigan, 1897-1898.

Additional Notes

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

    Votey Organ Co. succeeded the pipe organ business of Farrand & Votey firm of Detroit, Michigan; Farrand retained the reed organ portion in an amicable split. Edwin S. Votey operated the new company from c. 1897 to c. 1898. Votey merged with Aeolian to form Aeolian-Votey in 1899; the name is sometimes used informally in reference to the business activities of Edwin S. Votey.

    Staff: William B. Fleming; W. D. Gray; George Head.

    • James Hammann.

  • For further information see Farrand & Votey and Edwin Scott Votey.

Database Entries

There are 8 entries in the database that describe organs by Votey Organ Co.

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Builder's Nameplate. (2009) Photograph by Jim Stark

Builder's Nameplate. (2009) Photograph by Jim Stark