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Asked by: jimen-ga
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10 Jun 2005 09:37 PDT
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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?
Re: Andrew Carnegie
Answered By: djbaker-ga on 10 Jun 2005 10:19 PDT
Greetings! 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 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnegie_library Have a great day and thank you for using Google Answers! Best, djbaker-ga
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