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Palace of culture : Andrew Carnegie's museums and library in Pittsburgh

Author: Robert J Gangewere
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrew Carnegie is remembered as one of the world's great philanthropists. Today, his Pittsburgh cultural institution encompasses a library, music hall, natural history museum, art museum, science  Read more...

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History
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Gangewere, Robert J. (Robert Jay), 1936-
Palace of culture
(DLC) 2011020990
(OCoLC)729341793
Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Gangewere
ISBN: 9780822979692 0822979691
OCLC Number: 871325567
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The Carnegie years : "Pittsburghers knew I was one of themselves" --
Building a palace of culture : "I felt that Aladdin and his lamp had been at work" --
The high command --
a century of governance : "men capable of his own zeal" --
Carnegie Music Hall : "music, sacred tongue of God" --
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh : "free to the people" --
Carnegie Museum of Art : "the moral mission of art" --
Carnegie Museum of Natural History : "museum science" --
Carnegie Science Center and Buhl Planetarium : "popular science" --
The Andy Warhol Museum : "he harvested ideas from everything" --
In summary --
Appendix. Interview subjects.
Other Titles: Andrew Carnegie's museums and library in Pittsburgh
Responsibility: Robert J. Gangewere.
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