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A pipe organ honours Sir Louis Matheson , first Vice-Chancellor of Monash University. (1960-1976) . The Louis Matheson Pipe Organ was constructed by hand the master organ builder  Jurgen Ahrend in hisworkshop in northern Germany before being shipped to Melbourne and installed in the Robert Blackwood Hall in 1980.

Sir James Adam Louis Matheson KBE (11 February 1912 - 27 March 2002) was a British academic and university administrator, who was the first Vice-Chancellor of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Location

Address:Ring Road E, Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Clayton, 3188
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.912928
Long: 145.135614
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Organ
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 22nd April, 1980
Front Inscription

 (Bronze Plaque ) 

Louis Matheson Pipe Organ which honours Sir Louis Matheson, K.B.E., C.M.G., Vice-Chancellor, 1960-1976 was inaugurated by His Excellency Sir Zelman Cowen, A.K.,G.C.M.G., K.St J., Q.C., Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on Tuesday 22nd April 1980

Source: RHSV
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