The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Edith McAnulty
2326 Bigelow Ave. N.
Seattle, Washington 98109

OHS Database ID 9257.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 12, 2013.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 9 stops. 9 registers. 9 ranks. 491 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.

Notes

  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was originally built for this location. The original cost was $6,000.00. It graced the living room of Mrs. McAnulty for 16 years before being sold in 1977 to the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. It served at UPS for 14-15 years before being offered for sale. It was acquired in 1992 by Seattle AGO member John Griffen. (Database Manager. October 18, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. November 30, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The part of the case housing the pipes had folding doors to enclose it. The facade featured 27 polished tin (22) and polished copper (5) pipes in a 3-sectional arrangement: 11-5-11. (Database Manager. November 3, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. January 12, 2013)

Online Documents

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  • Picture of the organ. Picture of organ as assembled at factory prior to shipping. Source: Family memorabilia. Document Date. Unknown.

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 125 [0]
  • Huntington, Scot. "The Notebooks of Eugene Nye," 2008 Organ Atlas: Seattle (pp. 108-119). [Stoplists]

Other Websites

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Photographs

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Stoplist

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