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Carnegie libraries

Lonn Frye

Carnegie libraries

restoration and expansion

by Lonn Frye

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Illinois Historic Preservation Agency in Springfield .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Library architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Illinois.,
    • Library buildings -- Remodeling -- Illinois.,
    • Carnegie libraries -- Illinois.,
    • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 23).

      StatementLonn Frye ; introduction by Mike Jackson ; editorial assistance and design by DeWitt Kendall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ679.2.U54 F78 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1729405M
      ISBN 100942579178
      LC Control Number92033751
      OCLC/WorldCa26767767

      Carnegie Libraries Their History and Impact on American Public Library Development (Book): Bobinski, George S.   The Carnegie director, Melody Sky Eisler, is one of the new-style extrovert librarians: gregarious and welcoming. Studying art in Egypt years ago she had a visceral shock in the Bibliotheca.

        How libraries brought out my inner book geek Read more You can support the Carnegie Library occupation by joining their march this Saturday 9 . Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. More titles may be available to you. Sign in to see the full collection. Search Advanced. For more information about our Ten Evenings event, please click here! × A fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library.

      Andrew Carnegie stopped making gifts for library construction following a report made to him by Dr. Alvin Johnson, an economics professor. In Dr. Johnson visited of the existing Carnegie libraries and studied their social significance, physical aspects, effectiveness, and financial condition. 1. Carnegie libraries in the United States, Determining the Facts: Readings 1. Andrew Carnegie 2. Applying for a Carnegie Library 3. Obtaining a Carnegie Library 4. Examples of Carnegie Libraries 5. Distribution of Carnegie Libraries, Visual Evidence: Images 1. Sample library building plans 2. Medford Free Public Library, Medford.


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Wilson Co. The council also took a decision that books from any new library would be freely available to every person whose name was on the district electors’ list. Timaru was one of the few Carnegie libraries in the South Island to interpret “free” so magnanimously. Carnegie was impressed by the ef­forts of the council and made a grant of £  Gregory Priore at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in An archivist in charge of the rare books collection, he was arrested in July on charges that he and a book dealer stole about $8 Author: Sarah Mervosh.COVID Resources.

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