The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Church of the Brethren offices
1451 Dundee Ave.
Elgin, Illinois 60120

OHS Database ID 3537.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 330, 2005-10-16.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 18, 2007.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 3 stops. 3 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1984 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Hand pumped only. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Levi Mevis. -- This organ organ is still in fine working order as of April 2007. My sister played it and she said it sounded wonderful. This organ is also open to the public for viewing and for playing. (Database Manager. April 18, 2007)

Online Documents

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  • [Composite: several authors]. "The 1698 Harttman Organ, Elgin, Illinois," The Stopt Diapason (Vol. 2, No. 2 [June 1981], p.4). [from a brochure published by the Church of the Brethren General Board]

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  • From The Stopt Diapason Autumn 2005
    Church of the Brethren General Board Offices, Elgin, IL
    1698 Johann Christoph Harttman organ
    8' (stopped wood-48 pipes)
    4' (open wood-48 pipes)
    2' (open metal-48 pipes)
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-08-22.]
  • Click Here From The Stopt Diapason Autumn 2005 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.