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Elsworth Phelps View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Cooperstown, New York, early 1800s.
Classification: Builder

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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). —

Born 1803; active in Guilford, New York, by 1819; partner with Chauncey D. Pease in Phelps & Pease of Cooperstown, New York, until 1828.


  • The Bicentennial Tracker (Richmond, Va., The Organ Historical Society, 1976), 77.
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 169.
  • Barbara J. Owen and Thomas Cunningham, "New Revised Builders List" [continued], The Tracker: 9:3 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1965), 14.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 23, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 4 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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