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Lewis Levering (1907)

Originally S. S. Hamill (1866)

Location:

Hillside Universalist Church / Assemblies of God
Medford, MA 02155 US
Organ ID: 2061

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 705 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 18, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on April 09, 2015:

Hillside Universalist Church closed; building sold to Assemblies of God.

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

Database Manager on April 09, 2015:

Moved via OCH to University Lutheran Church, East Lansing, Mich. Restored and enlarged by Dana Hull 1984.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was S. S. Hamill (1866) for Second Universalist Church, East Cambridge, Mass. Church closed in 1907 and organ sold to Hillside Universalist Church in Medford, Mass.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Organ moved by Lewis Levering and installed without change.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from OHS Convention Handbook, 1995
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Keydesk: Photograph from the OHS Library & Archives; image courtesy of Bynum Petty.

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