Pipe Organ Database

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Edwin Lafayette [E. L.] Holbrook (1862)

Location:

Harvard University
One Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138 US
Memorial Church
Organ ID: 2798

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 07, 2012:

Updated through online information from George H Dupere.

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2012:

Updated through online information from George H. Dupere.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1966

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OCH from University Church, Southbridge, MA. Moved to rear gallery here and altered by Fisk in 1966 (1/12rk) to serve as temporary instrument between the time of the removal of the Adolian-Skinner and the installation of the new Fisk instrument.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ Case in Rear Gallery: Photograph by George Dupere. Taken on 2010-05-04

Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

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