Henry Erben (1851)

Location:

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross
335 N. Kings Highway
Stateburg, SC 29154 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 1374

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on April 04, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 ranks. 190 pipes. 1 manuals. 5 stops.
All:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 5
  • Pedal Compass: 99
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 17, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Kristin G. Farmer. -- Keyboard folds into case and panel which covers keyboard folds completely down against lower case when organ is in use. Devastating termite damage discovered throughout the church, not in organ, in 2001. All furniture, including organ removed. Organ temporarily set up at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, NC. After 4 years it was returned to storage unit in Sumter, as part of litigation Holy Cross vs Terminix. Church to be completely restored in 2009. At that time organ will be returned to church after a mini fix of any damage it may have sustained while in storage. J. Allen Farmer Inc. will do any necessary repairs to the organ. Grained pine case, to appear as walnut. Organ placed in church when the church was built and organ Gothic elements are identical to mouldings and decorations in church. Pedal board was added in 1960s or 1970s; now removed. Case was seriously damaged by addition of pedal board and shelving on front sides of case. All has been restored. Church is located on Highway 261 close to Shaw Air Force Base at Sumter, SC.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1983

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Altered by addition of a pedal. Restored by J. Allen Farmer in 1983. [Does this count of ranks include the added pedal rank?] Added pedalboard appears to have been removed before 2001.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from Kristin Farmer
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1960-04-05

Organ Case: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1960-04-05

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1960-04-05

Chancel: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1960-04-05

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1960-04-05

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1960-04-05

Organ Case (while temporarily at St. Timothy's Episcopal in Winston-Salem): Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2000-05-10

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