The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 996

Builder Identification

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1880–1946.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Established by Charles S. Haskell with sons Charles E. Haskell and William E. Haskell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1888; William left firm, c. 1900; firm continued by Charles E. after death of Charles S., c. 1903; firm bankrupt, 1921; acquired by William A. Loveland, with Charles E. Haskell as head until c. 1927; last listed 1946.

    Staff: Henry Auch; A. J. Bowers; W. A. Busby; P. J. Cleary; W. H. Courter; Thomas Doyle; Robert Faix; C. B. Floyd; George Graff; Frank Hallas; John H. Hallas; C. T. Harris; J. G. Hutchinson; A. Korbinsky; F. Krimmelbein; Benjamin F. Lenoir; Alexander Levinson; George Maucher; Henry Maucher; G. H. Niles; Robert Pearse; F. W. Putzier; W. Rassman; Frederick Rein; George F. Renwick; John Reiser; Peter Schmidt; August R. Schopp; Robert M. Small; George W. Till; W. J. Timlin; Joseph G. Webb; Edward Wright; John Wright; Charles Zeitler.

    Sources:

    • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985) 157.
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser’s Guide, Purchaser’s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades)
    • The Tracker, 29:3 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1985), 19.
    • The Tracker, 29:4 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1985), 17.

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, November 19, 2016. —

    For information on Haskell bass (method of shortening bass pipes), see William E. Haskell.

Database Entries

There are 40 entries in the database that describe organs by C. S. Haskell [Haskell Pipe Organ Manufacturing Co.].


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