Carnegie Library Building History

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Carnegie Library Building History

Items in the Carnegie Library Building History Collection

Letter from Carnegie Corporation of New York, April 13th, 1914
Letter to Charles Callahan of the Skagit State Bank in Burlington from the Carnegie Corporation about giving $5,000 to erect a Free Public Library building in Burlington, Washington

June 19, 1916 A meeting was held...
Typewritten page with report of meeting and history of the library as of June 19, 1916

Letter to Mr. E. L Wilson, Secretary Library Board, Burlington Washington... and receipt for cornerstone....
Letter to Mr. E. L Wilson, Secretary Library Board, Burlington Washington concerning recepticle to be put in stone for the storing of any records....including receipt for $16.00 for cornerstone for Burlington Library made by A. D. Frets Monument…

Burlington Library Cornerstone is Laid; [Image include photograph of Washington Hotel where many visitors will be entertained Grange Week.]
Article documenting Burlington Carnegie Library cornerstone installation recognizing the donation of Andrew Carnegie's grant for the construction of the building. It also includes the description of the placement of a "jappaned" tin box containing…