Schaller Memorial Chapel
   Buena Vista University
   (was Buena Vista College)
   West of College Avenue,
     between West 3d and 4th Streets
   Storm Lake, Iowa, USA
   LL: N 42.64191, W 95.20860
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   Buena Vista University
   610 West 4th Street
   Storm Lake, IA  50588-1798
   T: 712-749-2351   F: 712-749-2037
   T: 1-800-383-2821
   - or -
   Tim Gallagher, Asst.Dir.Communications
   T: 712-749-2644


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters


   Gift of Leonard S. & Merle O. ('30)
   Phillips.  Freestanding keyboard near
   chapel stage.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1963
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    . meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   . meters above ground
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is unknown

The University Website has a few small photos of the chapel, but says nothing about these bells.
The "Victory Bell" pictured in a few places is painted iron, not bronze.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in IA.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20

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