Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (1890)

Location:

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV US
Organ ID: 11612

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on January 04, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 32 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 04, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 04, 2019.
Database Manager on January 04, 2019:

Updated by Steven Bartley, naming this as the source of information: Baltimore Sun Paper March 20, 1901 pg6.

Article said only that the organ cost $6,000 and that two people gave it as there had been bad press that the state might have been asked to pay.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 05, 2019.

Database Manager on December 17, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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