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Douglas Earl Bush research on the Silbermann family, 1926-1990

Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 4 Sub-Series 6

Scope and Contents

Contained are research and articles about the Silbermann family, which includes Johann Andreas Silbermann, Gottfried Silbermann, and Andreas Silbermann. Included are notes on the various organs they have built and their specifications. The date range of the materials is 1926 to 1990.


  • 1926-1990


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

Douglas Earl Bush was born in Montana on March 1, 1947, to Joe and Phyllis Bush. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University in 1972 and 1974. He joined the music faculty there in 1978, and later received his doctoral degree from University of Texas at Austin in 1982. Douglas Earl Bush was a concert organist, composer, and scholar of organ-building history and organ builders. He died October 4, 2013, in Utah.


16 folders

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States