The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Howard Presbyterian Church
2nd St., Rincon Hill District
San Francisco, California

OHS Database ID 9440.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
(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. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 20 stops. 20 ranks.


  • Sliding doors closed in front of keyboards. 17-note [12-note in LJS] pedal board. Manual compss 56 notes. Swell stops began at Tenor C, with a 1 stop Swell Bass (12 pipes). Moved to new building on Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts. in 1867. Moved to new building in 1896. Moved again in 1896 to new building at Oak and Baker Sts. by Felix Schoenstein. Moved within the building in 1904 by Schoenstein, who altered the organ at that time. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

Online Documents

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  • Schoenstein, Louis J.. Memoirs of a San Francisco Organ Builder. (San Francisco, California: Cue Publications, 1977), 158 [0]

Related Database Entries

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Organ. Photograph by Jim Lewis 1972-06-30
Keydesk. Photograph by Jim Lewis 1972-06-30

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