Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (1888)

Location:

First Universalist Society of Salem
211 Bridge Street
Salem, MA 01970 US
Organ ID: 50662

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 16, 2012:

Updated through online information from wdunklin@gmail.com.

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

Database Manager on November 13, 2012:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by William Dunklin, using information from this web site: http://www.salemuu.org/page2_about.html. -- This organ appears to have replaced Hook opus 40 installed in 1840.

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel; organ on the right: console and parts of the case are visible, ca 1910.: vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin.

Exterior view of the building, ca. 1910.: vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin.

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