Pipe Organ Database

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Thomas Prentice Sanborn & Son (1890ca.)

Location:

Central Avenue United Methodist
520 E. 12th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202 US
Organ ID: 4432

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • 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
  • 35 ranks. 2 manuals. 33 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 33
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 09, 2007:

OHS Convention 2007: Electrified 1920s by Seeburg-Smith Co. Console later replaced.

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

Database Manager on March 22, 2005:

Apparently electrified at some time. New Geneva console installed in 1978. The building belongs to the Historical Landmarks Foundation, and as of 2005 is used by a variety of community groups. As of 2005 Reynolds Associates of Marion, Indiana has made a proposal to renovate the organ. (Information from Joseph G. Roberts in 2005.)

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Now believed to be by the Sanborn Organ Shop (probably Thomas Prentiss Sanborn).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Altered.

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

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