The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Patrick's R.C. Church
6111 Morrill Ave.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68507

OHS Database ID 53660.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 6, 2019.

Technical Details

Two manuals. 18 ranks.


  • Organ relocated without any change. Identified by James R. Stettner, based on information from September 2014 eNotes email from Bedient. -- (Database Manager. September 19, 2014)
  • Updated by Richard Zierke, who gave this as the source of the information: Richard Zierke I helped unload the organ on Jan 15, 2019 in the St Patrick Church in Lincoln, Ne..

    This organ is to be ready to play early Feb. 2019 St Patrick purchased this organ 5 years ago. We have been waiting for 5 years to raise the money to have it re-stored and installed. As of today the organ is 132 years old. (Stephen Hall. February 6, 2019)

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Nave interior with organ in rear gallery. Photograph by Mark Miller 2019-02-15
Organ in rear gallery. Photograph by Mark Miller 2019-02-15
Organ case from right side. Photograph by Mark Miller 2019-02-15

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from another OHS Database page and updated/corrected from photos
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    St. Patrick R.C. Church
    PFEFFER & SON, 1877 - Original Specifications
    Bedient Organ Co., 2019 - Relocation and installation
                              without Changes
    GREAT - unenclosed, 54 notes                 COUPLERS (Drawknob)
    1 M 8'     Principal                         2 M Pedal Coppel
    1 M 8'     Melodia                           1 M Pedal Coppel
    1 M 8'     Gamba
    1 M 4'     Octave                            Manual Coppel
    1 M 4'     Flote
    1 M 2-2/3' Quinte
    1 M 2'     Octave                            FOOT TRUNDLES
    1 M 3 fach Mixtur                            Unlabeled
    SWELL (Expressive, 54 notes)
    2M 16' Bourdon Discant                       PEDAL MOVEMENTS
    2M 16' Bourdon Discant                       Swell Expression             (bal.)
    2M 8'  Principal
    2M 8'  Gedackt
    2M 8'  Salicional
    2M 4'  Flote                                 ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop
    2M 2'  Flautino
                                                 STOPS: 15
    PEDAL (unenclosed, 25 notes)                 REGISTERS: 17
    Ped 16' Sub-Bass
    Ped 8'  Octave Bass                          RANKS: 18
    1M Pedal Coppel
    2M Pedal Coppel                              PIPES: 
    The original builder's label indicates only Pfeffer & Son - St. Louis MO. It does
    not indicate J.G. Pfeffer.
    Information provided by Richard M. Schneider based on a personal inspection and
    photographs of the instrument.
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from another OHS Database page and updated/corrected from photos Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.