Pipe Organ Database

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Gottlieb F. Votteler (1881)

Location:

St. John's United Church of Christ
409 N. Wooster Avenue
Dover, OH 44622 US
Organ ID: 31177

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on August 12, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 800 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Gottlieb F. Votteler
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on August 12, 2022.
Database Manager on March 21, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Paul R. Jones. -- This instrument was dismantled in 1932 and replaced in 1938. The only item from this organ that was able to be salvageable were about 400 pipes and were incorporated into the new (and current) 1938 organ installation.

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

Database Manager on November 21, 2007:

Identified through information from Paul Robert Jones. Rebuilt, enlarged, and relocated within the room by Holtkamp in 1937/38.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab stoplist copied from factory records
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Service Contract: Open In New Tab 1932 Votteler-Holtkamp-Sparling contract signed by Walter Holtkamp
Document created on 1932-05-04
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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