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Distinction:

Massachusetts, 1886-1899.
Classification: Undetermined

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November 05, 2015:

For further information, see James Cole.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Cole & Woodberry was established in 1886 by James Cole, James and Jesse Woodberry (all formerly with Hook & Hastings). Jesse Woodberry left the firm in 1888 to form his own company. (Carlton Michell joined the firm c. 1894?); the firm closed in 1899.

Staff: Charles Bowen; Augustus F. Clarke; William B. Goodrich (relation to William M. Goodrich?).

Source:

  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 246.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 48 Organs
  • 3 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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