The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Roberts Park Methodist Church
Indianapolis, Indiana

OHS Database ID 22315.

Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 22, 2005.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

30 stops. 43 registers. 32 ranks. 2175 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Retained case of 1876 W. H. Clark organ; replaced by 3/40 Reuter, #1781 in 1973. (Database Manager. December 22, 2005)

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  • Schnurr, Jr., Stephen J.. "Roberts Park United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, Indiana," 2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region (pp. 159-164). [Stoplists, photographs]

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Church Interior, Chancel, Pipe Facade, and Console. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1930s)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Roberts Park Methodist Church
    Ernest M. Skinner Company   Opus 234   1915     3 manuals, 43 stops, 32 ranks
               GREAT ORGAN                            CHOIR ORGAN
           16' Bourdon           17 PED           16' Gamba             73
            8' First Diapason    61                8' Diapason          73
            8' Second Diapason   61                8' Concert Flute     73
            8' Claribel Flute    61                8' Viol d'Amour      73
            8' Erzähler          61                4' Flute             73
            8' Gedeckt           SW            2 2/3' Nazard            61
            8' Dulciana          SW                8' Clarinet          73
            4' Octave            SW                8' French Horn       73
            4' Flute             SW                   Tremolo
            8' Cornopean         SW
                                                      PEDAL ORGAN
               SWELL ORGAN                        16' Diapason          32
           16' Bourdon           73               16' Bourdon           32
            8' Diapason          73               16' Gamba             CH
            8' Clarabella        73               16' Echo Lieblich     SW
            8' Gedeckt           73                8' Octave            12
            8' Viol d'Orchestre  73                8' Gedeckt           12
            8' Voix Celestes     73                8' Still Gedeckt     SW
            8' Dulciana          73               16' Posaune           SW
            8' Unda Maris        61 tc             8' Tromba            SW
            4' Octave            73
            4' Flute             73                   COUPLERS
            2' Flautino          61                   Great to Pedal      8
          III  Solo Mixture     183                   Swell to Pedal      8  4
           16' Contra Posaune    73                   Choir to Pedal      8
            8' Cornopean         73                   Swell to Great  16  8  4
            8' Flugel Horn       73                   Choir to Great  16  8  4
            8' Vox Humana        73                   Swell to Choir      8
               Tremolo                                Swell to Swell  16     4
                                                      Choir to Choir  16     4
               Great  1-2-3-4-5-6-0 (thumb)           MECHANICALS
               Swell  1-2-3-4-5-6-0 (thumb)           Great to Pedal Reversible
               Choir  1-2-3-4-5-6-0 (thumb)           Octave Coupler Cancel
               Pedal  1-2-3-4-5-6-0 (toe)             Balanced Swell Pedal
               Pedal to Great Combs. On/Off           Balanced Choir Pedal
               Pedal to Swell Combs. On/Off           Balanced Crescendo Pedal
               Pedal to Choir Combs. On/Off           Sforzando Reversible (toe)
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-08-22]
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.