C. S. Haskell [Haskell Pipe Organ Manufacturing Co.] View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1888-1946.
Classification: Builder

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November 19, 2016:

From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, November 19, 2016. -

For information on the Haskell bass (method of shortening bass pipes), see William E. Haskell. We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Established by Charles S. Haskell with sons Charles E. Haskell and William E. Haskell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1888; William left firm, c. 1900; firm continued by Charles E. after death of Charles S., c. 1903*; firm bankrupt, 1921; acquired by William A. Loveland, with Charles E. Haskell as head until c. 1927; last listed in 1946.

*According to his obituary in The Music Trade Review, June 28, 1905, "he died last Saturday" which would have been June 24, 1905. —Ed.

Staff: Henry Auch; A. J. Bowers; W. A. Busby; P. J. Cleary; W. H. Courter; Thomas Doyle; Robert Faix; C. B. Floyd; Jacob Gerger; George Graff; Frank Hallas; John H. Hallas; C. T. Harris; J. G. Hutchinson; A. Korbinsky; F. Krimmelbein; Benjamin F. Lenoir; Alexander Levinson; George Maucher; Henry Maucher; G. H. Niles; Robert Pearse; F. W. Putzier; W. Rassman; Frederick Rein; George F. Renwick; John Reiser; Peter Schmidt; August R. Schopp; Robert M. Small; George W. Till; W. J. Timlin; Joseph G. Webb; Edward Wright; John Wright; Charles Zeitler.


  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 157.
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser-s Guide, Purchaser-s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades)
  • The Tracker, 29:3 (Summer, 1985), 19.
  • The Tracker, 29:4 (Fall, 1985), 17.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on August 30, 2022.

Database Specs:

  • 290 Organs
  • 20 Divisions
  • 112 Consoles

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