Robert Morton Organ Co. (1921)

Location:

University of Southern California
3551 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089 US
Bovard Auditorium
Organ ID: 50946

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 85 ranks. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 73 stops.
All:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 73
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Setterboard (remote or in console).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 23, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Grant Chapman, using information found in http://archive.org/details/exercisesindedic00univrich. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from dedication brochure
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium Interior: Photograph from the collection of Jim Lewis. Taken on 1921-05-04

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