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The Holy Spirit Chapel, University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame University

Name of institution The University of Notre Dame
Type of institution University
Street Address 19 Mouat St
City Fremantle
State Western Australia
Postcode 6012
Country Australia
Name of building Holy Spirit Chapel
Name of room Chapel
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information The University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA) is a private Roman Catholic university established in 1990 in the Western Australian port city of Fremantle.
The University has campuses in Fremantle, Western Australia, Broome, Western Australia and Sydney, New South Wales.
Name of contact
Mailing Address PO Box 1225, Fremantle, WA, 6959
Telephone (08) 9433 0555
Other contact information
Previous organ(s)
Date of previous organ None
Detail of previous organ
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organ
Information about comparable instruments to previous organ
Present organ
Type of installation
Case description
Placement in room
Builder's name Paul F. Hufner
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1964
Construction materials
Number of manuals One (1)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Console type
Stop label material
General design
Playing aids
Divisions    Great
Wind pressures
Stop list

Total number of stops
Total number of ranks Two ranks extended
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Additions to the organ were prepared for at the time of building
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Originally built for the Presentation Sisters of Iona Convent and installed in their chapel in 1964.
Removed in 1966 when the Chapel had to be demolished due to structural failure.
Gifted to Notre Dame University for future installation in the Holy Spirit Chapel.  This never came to pass so the organ was obtained by Corpus Christi Church and installed in 1998 by Pipe Organ Builders and Services.
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Technical documents 
General documents Information about the university from Wickipedia.
Supporting information
Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 24 January 2009.