The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Ancilla Domini Convent
Donaldson, Indiana


OHS Database ID 64699.

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.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 13, 2019.
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Technical Details

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 21 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Horseshoe style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • Originally installed in 1923 by Louis Van Dinter as one of his last installations; the organ was knit together from various parts from various companies. (Jeff Scofield. August 13, 2019)

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Chapel Interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24
Chapel Interior from floor. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24
Chapel Interior to rear. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24
Gallery and organ case. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24
Console center. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-04-24

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  • . Source: Stoplist from photos by Stephen Schnurr
         Donaldson, Indiana
         Ancilla Domini Convent
         Van Dinter        1923
         David W Skinner   1989   2/21
         GREAT                 SWELL               PEDAL
      8' Principal          8' Gedeckt         32' Resultant
      8' Hohl Flute         8' Viole           16' Bourdon
      8' Dulciana           8' Viole Celeste   16' Lieblich Gedeckt
      4' Principal          4' Principal        8' Octave
      4' Nachthorn          4' Hohl Flute       8' Gedeckt
      2' Principal      2 2/3' Nazard           4' Choral Bass
    III  Mixture            2' Octavin         16' Contra Trompette
      8' Trompette SW   1 3/5' Terz             8' Trompette     SW
         Sub            1 1/3' Larigot          4' Clarion       SW
         Super                 Blank
                            8' Trompette
                            8' Oboe
                               Unison Off
                [Received from Jeff Scofield August 13, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from photos by Stephen Schnurr Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.