The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Essex Institute
123 Essex Street
Salem, Massachusetts 01970

OHS Database ID 4846.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 67, 1987-08-13.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

One manual. 7 stops. 5 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1987. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Built for W. W. Clap, Boston, MA. Then went to an unknown church [Danvers, MA?]. Then George G. Hook residence, Jamaica Plains, MA & altered c. 1872; then Maria Hook residence Brookline, MA. Moved to Essex Institute in 1934 by Edward Lahaise. Blower & slide tuners added 1945 by W. W. Laws. Moved to Institute auditorium in 1965 & partially restored by C. B. Fisk in 1972. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

Online Documents

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Organ Case. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1970s)

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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