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C. S. Haskell [Haskell Pipe Organ Manufacturing Co.] (1915 or before)

Location:

First United Presbyterian Church
New Hampshire Avenue and Randolph Street
Washington, DC 20011 US
Organ ID: 66788

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is known from a single historic document only; presumed no longer extant, and may never have existed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on November 27, 2020.
Paul R. Marchesano on November 27, 2020:

The church unerwent two name changes, in 1915 was renamed Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church and later became First Baptist Church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on November 27, 2020.

Paul R. Marchesano on November 27, 2020:

Identified from information in the Evening star (Washington, D.C.), March 6, 1915, Part 2, "In the Realm of Higher Things" section. An announcement that "First UNited Presbyterian Church will be known after dedication tomorrow as Wallace Memorial"..."Name to undergo change in memory of Dr. A. G. Wallace". In the article with detailed description fo the church, architecture and furnishings is mention of the organ: "...the church is equipped with a Haskell pipe organ."

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on November 27, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Archival photo of the church building (exterior).: Photograph from an archival source: Catholic University of America Archives, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 1917-01-14

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