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Carnegie libraries across America : a public legacy

Author: Theodore Jones
Publisher: [Washington (D.C.)] : Preservation Press ; New York ; Chichester ; Weinheim : J. Wiley, cop. 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is a comprehensive history of the 1688 public libraries that Andrew Carnegie sponsored in over 1400 towns in the first three decades of the 20th century. It describes a variety of historic  Read more...

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Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Jones
ISBN: 0471144223 9780471144229
OCLC Number: 468835284
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 167-170. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XII-181 p.) : ill., jaquette ill. en coul. ; 26 cm
Contents: Andrew Carnegie: Private Fortune and Public Life. Building a Public Library System. The Carnegie Library Program: Carnegie, Bertram and Community Grants. Responding to Carnegie's Library Grants. The Architecture of Carnegie Libraries. Life in a Carnegie Library Building. Carnegie Libraries One Hundred Years Later.
Responsibility: Theodore Jones.
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