Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1907)

Location:

University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD US
Old Main
Organ ID: 1770

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 2 manuals. 7 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jim Stettner on November 05, 2020:

Updated through online informtion from Margaret Downie Banks, Associate Museum Dir.: This organ does not belong to the National Music Museum.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From the Norwegian Lutheran Church, Lake Preston, S. D. Not erected, in storage c. 1980.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Recollected History of the Kilgen Organ: Open In New Tab History of the Kilgen organ once stored at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
Document created on 2020-11-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2020.

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