Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1900ca)

Location:

First Christian Church
108 N. Washington St.
Paris, MO 65275 US
Organ ID: 49

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • 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 October 21, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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 with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997?

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Purchased around 1900 for $1200. Robert Coleberd believes it is still there in 1997 (via Clifford Beguelin).

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

Instrument Images:

Organ case and facade: Unattribted Photographer. <i>The Tracker</i>, Vol. XII, No. 4, Summer 1968, pg. 5.

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