The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Masonic Temple
Tenth and Massachusetts
Lawrence, Kansas 66044


OHS Database ID 19737.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 29, 2012.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 23 stops. 23 registers. 23 ranks. 1503 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from Proctor Crow. (Database Manager. July 16, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. September 29, 2012)

Online Documents

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Console and Organ in the balcony. Reuter Organ Co. archives, courtesy of Max Mayse (1920)

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason January 1919
       Lawrence, Kansas  
       Scottish Rite Temple
       Reuter   Op. 16   1919   2/23  
       GREAT (*)                  SWELL
    8' Open Diapason    73    16' Bourdon           73
    8' Doppel Flute     73     8' Open Diapason     73
    8' Cello            73     8' Stopped Diapason  73
    8' Salicional       73     8' Viole d'Orchestre 73
    8' Dulciana         73     8' Viole Celeste     61
    4' Flute Harmonic   73     8' Aeoline           73
    8' Tuba             73     4' Flute d'Amour     73
       Sub                     8' Oboe Bassoon      73
       Unison Off              8' Clarinet          73
       Super                      Tremolo
       ECHO                       Unison Off
    8' Echo Flute       73        Super
    8' Echo Salicional  73
    8' Vox Humana       73        PEDAL
       Cathedral Chimes 20    16' Dbl Open Diapason 32
       Harp             37    16' Bourdon           32
       Tremolo                16' Lieblich Gedeckt  32
                               8' Violoncello       32
    *  enclosed with Swell
       except for 8' Open 
      [Received from Jeff Scofield September 29, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason January 1919 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.