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Q: Andrew Carnegie ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Andrew Carnegie
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: jimen-ga
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Posted: 10 Jun 2005 09:37 PDT
Expires: 10 Jul 2005 09:37 PDT
Question ID: 531878
The millionaire Andrew Carnegie is well known for the public library
buildings he paid for in the U.K.. How many did he pay for and are
there any "Carnegie" libraries outside the United Kingdom?
Subject: Re: Andrew Carnegie
Answered By: djbaker-ga on 10 Jun 2005 10:19 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Andrew Carnegie paid for a total of 2,509 public libraries between
1883 and 1929.  The country break down goes as follows:

*United States -- 1,689
*Britain and Ireland -- 660
*Canada -- 156
*New Zealand -- 1
*Caribbean -- 1
*West Indies -- 1
*Fiji -- 1

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