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Wilson-Bolan Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Providence, Rhode Island, by 1895; last listed, 1921.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

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

The Wilson-Bolan firm succeeded the C. W. Adams firm of Providence, Rhode Island; The firm was a partnership of Willard Wilson and John E. Bolan in Providence, and were operating by 1895; it was last listed in 1921.

Staff: Alfred Mangler; Harold F. Manger.

Sources:

  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 396.
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser's Guide, Purchaser's Guide to the Music Industries, (New York, Music Trades).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 14, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 3 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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