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Carnegie denied : communities rejecting Carnegie Library construction grants, 1898-1925

Author: Robert Sidney Martin
Publisher: Westport, Ct. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Series: Beta Phi Mu monograph, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historians examine why small towns across America refused Carnegie funds to build libraries.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carnegie denied.
Westport, Ct. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)607724348
Online version:
Carnegie denied.
Westport, Ct. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)623159837
Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sidney Martin
ISBN: 0313286094 9780313286094
OCLC Number: 26263831
Description: xiii, 188 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The founding of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh / Rosemary Ruhig DuMont --
Aborted library projects in Pennsylvania : community reactions to library offers in Carnegie's native state / Pamela Spence Richards --
The Carnegie question and the public library movement in progressive era New York / Frederick J. Stielow and James Corsaro --
Women's club culture and the failure of library development in Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio / Daniel F. Ring --
No palace for the people : Carnegie rejections in Indiana / John Mark Tucker --
Mistaken pride, unseasonable rush : rejected Carnegie grants in Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska / Robert Sidney Martin [and others] --
Poverty of mind and lack of municipal spirit : rejection of Carnegie Public Library building grants by seven southern communities / Donald G. Davis, Jr. and Ronald C. Stone, Jr.
Series Title: Beta Phi Mu monograph, no. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Sidney Martin.

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