The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts

Helen Hills Hills Chapel

OHS Database ID 35549.

Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 29 stops. 35 registers. 35 ranks. 2117 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:
    Enlarged in 1964, #1295-A, (Database Manager. June 23, 2008)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Northampton, Massachusetts
    Smith College - Helen Hills Hills Chapel
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1295   1956   3 manuals, 29 stops, 35 ranks 
                GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
            16' Quintaton           61               8' Gedeckt             68
             8' Prinicpal           61               8' Viole de Gambe      68
             8' Bourdon             61               8' Viole Celeste (TC)  56
             4' Principal           61               4' Prestant            68
             4' Rohrflöte           61               4' Flauto Traverso     68
         2 2/3' Quint               61               2' Octavin             61
             2' Super Octave        61             III  Plein Jeu          183
            IV  Mixture            244              16' Fagot               68
                                                     8' Trompette           68
                CHOIR ORGAN                          4' Hautbois            68
             8' Viola               68                  Tremulant
             8' Nason Flute         68
             8' Kleinerzähler II   124                  PEDAL ORGAN
             4' Koppelflöte         68              16' Contre Basse        32
         2 2/3' Nazard              61              16' Quintaton           GT
             2' Blockflöte          61              16' Lieblich Gedeckt    12 SW
         1 3/5' Tierce              61               8' Principal           32
                Tremulant                            4' Choralbass          32
                                                    II  Mixture             64
                                                    16' Fagot               SW
                                                     8' Fagot               SW
                                                     8' Cromorne            CH
                                                     4' Fagot               SW
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-12]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.