- David Lowry commented that this gift, completing the campaign’s efforts, places Winthrop’s instrument in the top echelon of American historic organs.
- Launched in 2005, the D.B. Johnson Memorial Organ Restoration Campaign raised funds to restore the organ, named for Winthrop’s founding president.
Winthrop University, "Anonymous Donor Contributes $50,000 to D.B. Memorial Organ Restoration Fund" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 35.