The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Southwestern University
Georgetown, Texas

Lois Perkins Chapel

OHS Database ID 35442.


Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 18, 2016.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 25 stops. 32 registers. 30 ranks. 1784 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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. (Database Manager. June 11, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. March 17, 2016)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Haworth, Pati. "A Legacy of Love: Four Generations of Organ Philanthropy," The American Organist (Vol. 46, No. 7 [July 2012]). [Cover Feature]

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Photographs

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Left Drawknobs. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Right Drawknobs. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Left Pipe Facade. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Right Pipe Facade. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Chapel Cornerstone. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Builder Nameplate. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28
Manual and couplers. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-28

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Georgetown, Texas
    Southwestern University - Perkins Chapel
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1251   1952    3 manuals, 25 stops, 30 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________________
    
                GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
            16' Quintade            61                8' Rohrflöte           68
             8' Principal           61                8' English Salicional  68
             8' Bourdon             61                8' Voix Celeste (GG)   61
             4' Principal           61                4' Nachthorn           68
            IV  Mixture            244                2' Octavin             61
                                                    III  Plein Jeu          183
                CHOIR-POSITIV ORGAN                  16' Fagot               68
             8' Gedeckt             68                8' Trompette           68
             8' Gemshorn            68                4' Hautbois            68
             8' Gemshorn Celeste    68                   Tremulant
             4' Koppelflöte         68
         2 2/3' Nasat               61                   PEDAL ORGAN
         1 3/5' Terz                61               16' Principal           32
             1' Oktav               61               16' Quintaton           GT
                Tremulant                            16' Rohrbordun          12 SW
                                                      8' Principal           32
                                                      8' Quintade            GT
                                                      8' Rohrbordun          SW
                                                  5 1/3' Quinte              32
                                                      4' Choralbass          32
                                                     16' Fagot               SW
                                                      8' Fagot               SW
                                                      4' Fagot               SW
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-10-16]
    
    
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