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Robert Longfield Marionette

 Record Group
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0028
Scope and Contents This collection includes a marionette and parts of the organ it would play during its, "Puppets by Andre," act, along with construction plans and notes to build a model replica of the Radio City Music Hall Wurlitzer Organ to be incorporated in the act.

John Shaum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-AOIC-RG0004
Scope and Contents This collection contains the extensive personal collection of organ papers and ephemera of organ enthusiast John Shaum, of Maryland. The collection includes clippings, advertising materials, correspondence, recital programs, postcards, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera pertaining to organ builders and organists in the United States, Canada, France, and the United Kingdom. Significant persons included in this collection are E. Power Biggs, Marcel Dupré, Virgil Fox,...

United States Pipe Organ Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the records of the United States Pipe Organ Company from 1923-1982. The records document the company's presence as a manufacturer of pipe organs for theatres and churches in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area.  The records include correspondence with churches, theatres, and suppliers, financial records, project proposals, organ specifications, blueprints of church and theatre chambers and stage layouts, company advertisements, and the original patent and blueprints...

Jim Weisenborne Papers on the Möller Artiste Department

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-AOIC-RG0001
Scope and Contents These papers pertain to the Möller Pipe Organ Company's Artiste or "Rolls" department, chaired by Frederick Hoschke.  Much of the paperwork consists of letters written to, or by, Hoschke regarding specific instruments that had roll player mechanisms.  Most of these documents date to the period of roughly 1928-1935 when, it seems, the department was in its prime.  Möller Pipe Organ Company was the world's largest manufacturer of pipe organs before it...

Wurlitzer Player Organ Rolls

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RollsWurl