The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
Harwood and Main Streets
Dallas, Texas

OHS Database ID 47448.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 29, 2012.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals.

Notes

  • Identified by T. Bradford Willis through photographs in Holding Forth The Word Of Life, The Witness Of A Downtown Church, First Presbyterian Church, Dallas, 1856-2006, by Carol J. Adams and Gordon Lindsey. (James Cook. January 7, 2011)
  • Updated through on-line information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. -- Circa 1913, this pipe organ was moved (possibly enlarged) to the new/current church edifice which was designed by C. D. Hill. The organ was placed in the center of the chancel of the new church. (Database Manager. January 8, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was installed in the front, left corner of the sanctuary - below the chancel. The facade was 3-sectional with 33 pipes arranged: 9-15-9, with the side sections of 9 pipes each being round towers. (Database Manager. April 29, 2012)

Online Documents

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Related Database Entries

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Photographs

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Church exterior. Vintage Postcard (before 1913); image courtesy of Brad Willis

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Stoplist

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