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Kingsboro Presbyterian Church
North Kingsboro Avenue
Gloversville, New York 12078

OHS Database ID 3946.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 347, 2006-06-29.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 15, 2006.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 11 stops. 11 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 17 notes.

Notes

  • Some modifications. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • By 1995 bldg. was Assembly of God. Organ unused. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Pinel, Stephen. "Kingsboro Assembly of God, Gloversville: Giles Beach (1857)," 2006 Organ Atlas: Capital District Region, New York State (pp. 122-125). [History, complete description, stoplist and photographs]

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Nelson E. Baldwin; images from the Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress 1936-10-01
Sanctuary Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Nelson E. Baldwin; images from the Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress 1936-10-01
Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by Nelson E. Baldwin; images from the Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress 1936-10-01

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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Stoplist

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  • Stephen L. Pinel, "Giles Beach and the American Church Organ Works" from Litterae Organi: Essays in Honor of Barbara Owen

  • Gloversville, New York
    Kingsboro Presbyterian Church
    
    Giles Beach   1857   11 stops, 11 ranks
    _______________________________________
    
            GREAT ORGAN
         8' Open Diapason          56
         8' Dulciana (TF)          39
         8' Clarabella (TF)        39
         8' Std. Diapason Bass     17
         4' Principal              56
         4' Flute (TC)             44
         2' Fifteenth              56
    
            SWELL ORGAN
         8' Open Diapason          56
         8' Viol de Gamba          56
         8' Std. Diap. Treble (TF) 39
         8' Std. Diap. Bass        17
         4' Principal              56
    
            PEDAL
        16' Bourdon                17
    
            COUPLERS
            Swell to Great
            Great to Pedal
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-02-27]