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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 367, 1922)

Location:

Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075 US
Mary Lyon Chapel / Abbey Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 2555

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 46 ranks. 2,714 pipes. 4 manuals. 42 stops. 50 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 42
  • Registers: 50
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on November 30, 2021:

Originally called Mary Lyon Chapel and connected to Mary Lyon Hall, it was renamed Abbey Memorial Chapel in memory of Emily Abbey Gill when her family funded a major enlargement of the chapel in 1938.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on November 30, 2021.

Database Manager on January 07, 2006:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Rebuild of 1898 3/36 Geo. S. Hutchings, #436; rebuilt by E. M. Skinner & Son in 1938 as #511.

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 Geo. S. Hutchings (1898, Opus436).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuild. Rebuilt by Ernest Skinner & Son in 1938.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel interior: Photograph by Stephen St-Denis, via flickr.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-03-27

Chapel interior: Photograph by mapio.net, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Chapel exterior: Photograph from an archival source: cardcow.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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