Digital History at Ursinus

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Dedication and famous musicians.jpg
The organ was dedicated on the Saturday past with famous musicians in attendance to play the new organ and sing with an organist accompaniment.

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The committee awards the contract for the organ

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Dr. John French, associate music professor at Ursinus College, inaugurated into the William F. Heefner chair position

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An account of the dedication ceremony of the new Ursinus Organ. It was dedicated in memory of Russel E. Heefner, and the establishment of the William F. Heefer Chair of Music

heefner organ installation article.jpg
An account of the new Ursinus organ, named the Heefner Organ after its dedication ceremony. It details specifications of the organ and talks about the process of installing the organ into Bomberger auditorium in the summer of 1986.

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Groups of pictures that show the installation and dedication ceremony of the Heefner Memorial Organ

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An article from an interview with Miss marion Spangler, the granddaughter of Dr. Bomberger, founder and first President of Ursinus College. It details her connections to the place, including her memories and a short and slight biography of her own…

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An article detailing the musical performances given around Ursinus that students often attended and wrote about in the newspapers. This one details an off campus concert given by a four part vocal quartet and a pianist accompanist.

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The article talks about the organ that was installed in 1916 by Mrs. Emily K. Clark, the widow of Mr. Charles Heber Clark. She made the purchase and installation of the instrument possible. There is brief discussion about the dedication of the organ…
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