Carnegie libraries across America : a public legacy / Theodore Jones

Author(s): Jones, Theodore, 1957-
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Subjects: Carnegie libraries--United States--History
Library buildings--United States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Washington, D.C.] : Preservation Press ; New York : John Wiley, c1997
LC Classification: Z
Physical Description: xii, 181 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
Foreword / Karal Ann Marling
Ch. 1. Andrew Carnegie: Private Fortune and Public Life 1
Ch. 2. Building a Public Library System 15
Ch. 3. The Library Program: Carnegie, Bertram, and Community Grants 25
Ch. 4. Responding to Carnegie's Library Grants 38
Ch. 5. The Architecture of Carnegie Libraries 53
Ch. 6. Life in a Carnegie Library Building 83
Ch. 7. Carnegie Libraries One Hundred Years Later 105
App. 1. Vital Statistics for the Carnegie Library Program 127
App. 2. Gazetteer: Carnegie Public Libraries by State 131
Selected Bibliography 167
Index 171
Notes: LCCN: 96024305
ISBN: 0471144223 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-170) and index
OCLC Number: 34973750
ISBN/ISSN: 0471144223