The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 183

Builder Identification

Los Angeles, California, 1915; Santa Monica, California, 1923; closed 1928.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Established in Los Angeles, California, in 1915; incorporated in 1922; relocated to Santa Monica, California, in 1923 and closed in late 1928; manufactured reed and pipe organs.

    Staff: E. G. Beitel; James H, Bolton; George B. Dickson; P. J. Dudley; Harry Gorham; Clarence E. Haldeman; H. Michel; C. F. Shader; H. C. Sturges; Asa R. Taylor; C. C. Torrence, Jr.; F. J. Wanger; Charles F. Winder.

    Sources:

    • Diapason May 1926, 44.
    • Diapason Mar. 1927, 3.
    • Junchen, David; Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1, (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985). 31.
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Database Entries

There are 10 entries in the database that describe organs by Artcraft Organ Co.


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