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Andrew Carnegie Benefactions Collection

Overview
Works: 194 works in 194 publications in 1 language and 194 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works 
Most widely held works by Andrew Carnegie Benefactions Collection
Trowel used in laying the foundation stone of the public library, Edinburgh, 9th July, 1887( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a trowel used by Andrew Carnegie in laying the foundation stone of the Edinburgh Public Library, Edinburgh, Scotland. Presented to him by the City of Edinburgh. Andrew Carnegie donated money to build the Central Library in Edinburgh
Address of appreciation, the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America for the foundation of the Church Peace Union, February 14th, 1914( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a document issued by the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America thanking Andrew Carnegie for a donation enabling the creation of the Church Peace Union
Address of thanks in velvet case for gift towards library, Burgh of Grangemouth, Scotland, 25th September, 1888( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of an address, bound in a velvet case, from the Magistrates and Town Council of Grangemouth, Scotland, to Louise Carnegie, thanking her and her husband for a donation toward the construction of a public library. In the case, facing the address, is an illustration of the library, which would open in 1889 as Victoria Library
Resolution of thanks, framed, from the Trustees and Guardians of Shakespear's [sic] Birthplace, for handsome gift of property, October 7th, 1903( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a framed document containing a resolution of thanks by the Trustees and Guardians of Shakespeare's Birthplace to Andrew Carnegie for the donation of land for the construction of a library building
Translation of letter from the faculty of the State Normal School of Yamboly (i.e. Yambol), Bulgaria, requesting permission to call it "The Carnegie State Normal School", May, 1915( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of a translation of a Bulgarian-language letter from the Faculty of the State Normal School of Yambol, Bulgaria, requesting permission to call the school the Carnegie State Normal School. Includes director's signature
Silver gilt casket containing the freedom of the Borough of Ilkeston, England, 15th May, 1905( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a gilt silver casket (front view) containing a burgess ticket presented to Andrew Carnegie for the donation of a public library building
Silver trowel-- carved ivory handle, used by Mr. Carnegie in laying the foundation stone of new School of Medicine, University College, Dundee, Scotland, 24th October, 1902( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of an engraved silver trowel used by Andrew Carnegie in laying the foundation stone of the new School of Medicine, University College Dundee, Scotland. Engraved at the beginning of the text on the silver trowel: University of St. Andrews. University College Dundee was a college of St. Andrews University
Silver trowel used in laying the memorial stone of the Carnegie Free Library, Ayr, Scotland, 5th October, 1892( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of an engraved silver trowel that was presented to Mrs. Carnegie on the occasion of her laying the memorial stone of the Carnegie Public Library, Ayr, Scotland
Site of Carnegie Birthplace Memorial, Dunfermline, facing Priory Lane( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of the house in Dunfermline, Scotland, in which Andrew Carnegie was born and which would become the future site of the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Memorial
Address of welcome in roll from the Combined Traders, Bolton, England, September 29th, 1910( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a document by the Bolton Combined Traders Association welcoming Andrew Carnegie to the Borough of Bolton (Manchester, England) as a measure of gratitude for providing a role-model of industrial leadership and for the gift of libraries as a means for the betterment for mankind
Address of welcome from the St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa, Canada, 30th April, 1906( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of an address of welcome by the St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa, Ontario, to Andrew Carnegie. The address praises Carnegie for establishing free public libraries in various places, including Ottawa
"A tribute to Andrew Carnegie from the people of Fort Worth, Texas" in binding, 1st & 2nd pages( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two photographs comprising a document issued on behalf of the people of Fort Worth, Texas, paying honor to Andrew Carnegie for the donation that, ten years earlier, paid for the construction of a public library building
Address of welcome from the Provost, Magistrates and Town Council of the Ancient and Royal Burgh of Jedburgh, 4th October, 1894( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a framed address issued by Burgh of Jedburgh, Scotland, offering Andrew Carnegie the "freedom of our ancient and royal burgh" in appreciation of his contribution to the betterment of humanity through the donation of libraries
Silver casket, Dunfermline Scotland( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of the reverse side of a silver casket for a minute from a special meeting of the Town Council, Dunfermline, Scotland and a burgess ticket given to Andrew Carnegie. The front view of the casket contains a plaque that reads: "the freedom of the City and Royal Burgh of Dunfermline, presented to Andrew Carnegie 12 July 1877." The silver reverse side of the silver casket includes numerous decorations, a raised part in the lid that has a castle turret and two lions on either side and an engraved plaque that has the intertwined initials A C. The casket rests upon a wooden base
Address from New York Methodist Preachers endorsing endowment for international peace( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a handwritten document from the New York Methodist Preachers Meeting commending and endorsing Andrew Carnegie's endowment for international peace. Includes decorative initial and signatures
Silver gilt casket enclosing Freedom of Wigan, England, May 29th, 1909( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of the reverse view of an ornamental silver gilt casket for a burgess ticket from the County Borough of Wigan, England admitting Andrew Carnegie "as honorary freeman of the County Borough of Wigan" for his provision of free public libraries in the United Kingdom, establishment of the Civil Hero Fund and his gift of a public library at Pemberton. The box has ornamental decorations, engravings, and an engraved coat of arms in the middle of the box with two paintings of buildings on either side of the coat of arms
Silver gilt key presented at the opening of the Baths, Forfar, Scotland, 4th October, 1910( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of the front and reverse views of a silver gilt key presented to Andrew Carnegie at the opening of the public baths at Forfar, Scotland. The key contains a shield in the middle of the handle on the front side of the key and an inscription in the middle of the handle on the reverse side of the key
Silver casket, Worshipful Company of Plumbers-- London, left side( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of a silver casket (left side view) presented to Andrew Carnegie by the Worshipful Company of Plumbers, London, which holds a burgess ticket praising Carnegie for his benefactions, especially those that have enabled poorer members of the community to partake of scientific and technical education. The bottom of the box (not included in photograph) features the medal of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers
Silver gilt key, city arms in enamel, presented to Mr. Carnegie on the occasion of his opening the Toxteth Branch Library, Liverpool, England, 15th October, 1902( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of the front and reverse views of a decorative silver gilt key presented by the Library Museum and Arts Committee of the City of Liverpool to Andrew Carnegie at the opening of the branch public library building in Toxteth, Liverpool England. There is an inscription in the middle of the handle of the front side of the key. In the middle of the handle of the reverse side of the key are the intertwined initials AC and a coat of arms
2 East 91st Street, New York, anteroom leading from library to office, south end( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A photograph of the anteroom separating Andrew Carnegie's private library from his private office. This photograph features the south end of the room
 
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