The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Colgate University
Hamilton, New York


OHS Database ID 22363.

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 23, 2005.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 37 stops. 26 registers. 26 ranks. 1659 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:
    No information; replaced by Holtkamp in 1976. (Database Manager. December 23, 2005)

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  • From The Diapason (June 1917)
    Hamilton, New York
    Colgate University - Chapel
    The Ernest M. Skinner Co.   Opus 276   1917 
    3 manuals, 37 stops, 26 ranks
            GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
        16' Bourdon             17 PED         16' Bourdon             73
         8' Diapason            61              8' Rohrflöte           73
         8' Philomela          PED              8' Salicional          73
         8' Waldflote           61              8' Voix Celeste        73
         8' Gedeckt             SW              8' Flute Celeste II   134
         8' Spitz Flute         SW              4' Flute               73
         8' Flute Celeste       SW              2' Flautino            61
         4' Octave              61             16' English Horn        73
         4' Flute               SW              8' Cornopean           73
         8' Cornopean           SW              8' Flügel Horn         73
                                                8' Vox Humana          73
            CHOIR ORGAN                            Tremolo
         8' Diapason            73
         8' Concert Flute       73                 PEDAL ORGAN
         8' Dulcet II          134             32' Contra Bourdon      -- *
         4' Flute               73             16' Diapason            32
         2' Piccolo Harmonique  61             16' Bourdon             32
         8' Clarinet            73             16' Lieblich Gedeckt    SW
         8' Orchestral Oboe     73              8' Octave              12
         8' French Horn         73              8' Gedeckt             12
            Tremolo                             8' Still Gedeckt       SW
            Celesta             61 bars        16' Horn                SW
            Celesta Sub                            * resultant
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-10-30]
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