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Michael Bigelow, 1980-2004

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 30
Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 2

Scope and Contents

There are two pairs of identical "Hightpoints" newsletters about the Bigelow company and what they have achieved and what they are doing. There is also a newsletter from The American Organist which has a picture featuring a Bigelow organ. There are also three little newsletters titled "M.L. Bigelow and Co." which showcase several Bigelow organs. There is a photograph of Michael Bigelow in 1999, a photograph of Bigelow op. 22 organ in Cedar Rapids, IA, at St. Andrew's Lutheran, a photograph of a Bigelow op 19 organ at All Saints Episcopal Parish in San Francisco, CA, and some small photographs and several large ones of Bigelow organs. There are two concert programs, one for a dedicatory service of a bigelow organ and one for a concert to be played on one. There is a stack of specification papers, and a postcard from Bigelow Co. to Dr. Bush, inviting him to an open house featuring one of their new organs at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. There is an old newspaper clipping with an article about how an old church in American Fork is perfect for a Bigelow organ. There is also an interview with Michael Bigelow from the American Organist, and an article by the American Organist about the Bigelow organ in the First Congregational Church in Oroville, CA. There is also an article titled "Ten-Year History of the Organ Shop." There is also a stack of correspondence between Dr. Bush and various BYU officials and Bigelow Co. about the Bigelow company and the possibility of them building an organ for BYU, and where it would be built. Lastly, there is a stack of papers detailing different organs and their specifications which Bigelow built.


  • 1980-2004

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