Erie, Pennsylvania, 1973-1979.
From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, October 22, 2019. —
The Tellers firm ceased building organs in 1973. Later in the same year, Lawrence Phelps purchased the Tellers factory and changed the name to Phelps and Associates. Paul Fischer remained with the new firm as plant superintendent under the direction of Phelps until the closing of the company in 1978. Organ Supply Industries (OSI) acquired the factory in 1980.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —
Lawrence Phelps operated own firm in Erie, Pennsylvania, 1973-1979; associated with ProMusica Corp. of Erie, Pennsylvania, 1979.
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This article separates Lawrence I. Phelps (the person) from Lawrence Phelps & Associates, the company. —Ed.We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 23, 2019.