The OHS Pipe Organ Database

University of Scranton
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18501

Houlihan-MacLean Center at the former Immanuel Baptist Church

OHS Database ID 11683.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 25, 2010.

Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 39 stops. 47 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons.


  • Identified through online information from Matthew J. Geda. -- Restoration of and renovations to existing Austin organ of 1910. Pipework fully restored in the mid 2000s; alterations made to to original stoplist; new type Austin actions in original chests; new solid state memory system; in regular use by the University of Scranton. This instrument is a FINE example of Austin's earlier work. Excellent for all Symphonic and Romantic literature. (Database Manager. November 25, 2010)

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Great/Choir Pipework. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2017-04-25
Builder Nameplate. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2017-04-25

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