The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Boniface R.C. Church
Dubuque County
New Vienna, Iowa 52065

OHS Database ID 7089.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 52, 1986-06-25.

Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 May 8, 2011.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 22 stops. 24 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. The mechanical action console is detached from the main case.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • The builder did not use opus numbers to identify his work, but the catalog number S-70 was assigned to this instrument by Elizabeth Towne Schmitt and may be used for reference. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1986 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from John Seboldt. (Database Manager. February 2, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from John Panning. (Database Manager. May 8, 2011)

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  • Typed stoplist from OHS PC Database. [Contains some typographical errors and omissions.]
    St Boniface RC Church, New Vienna, Iowa
    1891 William Schuelke, Op. S-70
    MANUAL I                        MANUAL II                 PEDAL
       16' Principal                16' Bourdon               16' Principal
        8' Principal                 8' Geigen Principal      16' Sub Bass
        8' Melodia                   8' Gedackt                8' Octave Bass
        8' Viola da Gamba            8' Salicional             8' Violoncello
        4' Principal                 8' Aeoline
        4' Flute dAmour              4' Fugara
    2-2/3' Quinte                    4' Flute Harmonique
        2' Octave                    8' Oboe & Bassoon
           Mixture III
        8' Trompete
    I Manual-Pedal
    II Manual-Pedal