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1. Act to Incorporate Carnegie Corporation of New York

New York (State). Secretary's Office

1. Act to Incorporate Carnegie Corporation of New York

  • Name: New York (State). Secretary's Office (Author)
  • Format: legal documents
  • Date: March 21, 1911
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.A. Secretary's Office Records, 1911-1977. I.A.1. Board Minutes, 1911-1944. Box no. 1
Address by Andrew Carnegie ...

2. Address by Andrew Carnegie upon the Occasion of the Presentation of the Carnegie Institute to the people of Pittsburgh. Front cover

  • Name: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 (Speaker)
  • Format: pamphlets
  • Date: November 5, 1895
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VIII. Printed Material. VIII.A. CCNY Publications. Vol 57
  • Abstract: The Carnegie Institute, established as a public trust in 1895, originally comprised the Carnegie Library, Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Carnegie Music Hall. Andrew Carnegie's donations to Pittsburgh also included Car negie Technical Schools, founded in 1900, now part of Carnegie Mellon University.
An
    Address delivered on...

3. An Address delivered on the opening of the new Engineering Building of the University of Edinburgh. Front cover

  • Name: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 (Speaker)
  • Format: pamphlets
  • Date: 1906
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.B. Printed Material. Box no. 4
  • Abstract: The University of Edinburgh awarded Andrew Carnegie an honorary degree in 1906. He was twice elected Rector of Scotland' most ancient university, St. Andrews. Carnegie' speech in Edinburgh and his photograph in Aberdeen document his triumphant 1906 v isit to these institutions.
Andrew Carnegie: 1835-1935....

4. Andrew Carnegie: 1835-1935. Front cover

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

4. Andrew Carnegie: 1835-1935. Front cover

  • Name: Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 (Speaker)
  • Format: pamphlets
  • Date: 1935
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.E. Staff and Trustee Files, 1913-1996. Box no. 23
  • Abstract: A collection of speeches and articles about Andrew Carnegie delivered by N. M. Butler in November 1935 to commemorate Andrew Carnegie's centennial.
The
    Andrew Carnegie Bir...

5. The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Memorial Museum

Carnegie Corporation of New York

5. The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Memorial Museum

  • Format: printed ephemera
  • Date: March, 1972
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.A. CCNY Carnegie Files. Box no. 1
  • Abstract: Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum and cottage in Dunfermline, Scotland, where he was born on November 25, 1835, the son of a handloom weaver. Andrew's first-ever public gift was for Dunfermline, when he donate £5,000 in 1874 for the "Carnegie Baths" recreation and health club, followed by his 1880 gift for a public library.
Andrew Carnegie during Quat...

6. Andrew Carnegie during Quatercentenary Celebrations at the University of Aberdeen

  • Format: photographs
  • Date: [September 1906]
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series X. Graphic Materials. X.A. Andrew Carnegie. Flat Box 526
  • Abstract: Andrew Carnegie with Archbishop of Canberbury (Randall Thomas Davidson, 1st Baron Davidson of Lambeth), Aberdeen University Principal (John Marshall Lang) and [...]
Andrew Carnegie. Title page

7. Andrew Carnegie. Title page; An Anniversary Address Delivered Before the Carnegie Institute of Technology on November the 24th, 1915

  • Name: Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1857-1939 (Speaker)
  • Format: pamphlets
  • Date: 1915
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VIII. Printed Material. Vol 57
  • Abstract: Address by Pritchett on occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Carnegie Institute of Technology. Originally founded in 1900 as Carnegie Technical Schools, this Pittsburgh contribution by Carnegie is now part of Carnegie Mellon University.
Appendix to the Board Meeti...

8. Appendix to the Board Meeting Minutes of May 8, 1911

Scott, James Brown, 1866-1943

8. Appendix to the Board Meeting Minutes of May 8, 1911

  • Name: Scott, James Brown, 1866-1943 (Author)
  • Format: legal documents
  • Date: May 12, 1911
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace New York and Washington Offices Records
  • Abstract: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace created its research arm, the Division of Economics and History on May 8, 1911. John Bates Clark (1847-1938), the economist who spent most of his career teaching at Columbia University, was appointed the Divi sion's director.
Armaments and their Results...

9. Armaments and their Results. Title page

Peace Society of the City of New York

9. Armaments and their Results. Title page

  • Name: Peace Society of the City of New York (Author)
  • Format: pamphlets
  • Date: 1909
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.B. Printed Material. Box no. 4
  • Abstract: The New York Peace Society was founded in 1906 with Andrew Carnegie's substantial financial support; he was elected President in 1907. The Society's mission was to educate people on Hague Conferences, and creation of international laws and organizati ons. In 1940 the New York Peace Society merged into the World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches, an organization closely affiliated with Carnegie's Church Peace Union, and amply documented in the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs Records.
Beautiful Bugles of Peace

10. Beautiful Bugles of Peace

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

10. Beautiful Bugles of Peace

  • Format: pamphlets; music
  • Date: 1912
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace New York and Washington Offices Records
  • Abstract: The records of Carnegie Endowment and Carnegie Council for Ethic and International Affairs contain many early peace movement memorabilia, such as grass-roots peace plans, pamphlets, broadsheets, flyers, essays and sheet music.
Benefits of Workingman's Club

11. Benefits of Workingman's Club

Gayley, James

11. Benefits of Workingman's Club

  • Name: Gayley, James (Signer)
  • Format: correspondence
  • Date: [1900]
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series III. Grants. III.A. Grant files, ca.1911-1988. Box no. 60
  • Abstract: Document, listing the benefits of “Workingman’s Clubs,” is signed by James Gayley, a well-known metallurgist and inventor at the Carnegie Steel Company, who in 1901 became the first vice president of the newly formed United States Steel Corporation.
The
    Best Fields for Phi...

12. The Best Fields for Philanthropy Poster

Carnegie Corporation of New York

12. The Best Fields for Philanthropy Poster

  • Format: posters
  • Date: 1935
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series X. Graphic Materials. X.B. Carnegie Centenary. Map Case 14.05.01
  • Abstract: One of several posters created for the Carnegie Centennary celebration in 1935, quoting from "The Best Fields for Philanthropy" essay, written by Andrew Carnegie in 1889.
Board of Trustees, at the F...

13. Board of Trustees, at the First Carnegie Corporation Meeting

  • Format: photographs
  • Date: November 10, 1911
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records
  • Abstract: Top row: Left to right: Henry S. Pritchett, James Bertram, Charles L. Taylor, (president of the Carnegie Hero Commission), Robert Franks. Bottom Row: William N. Frew (the Carnegie Institute of Pittsburg Chairman of the board); Robert S. Woodward (Pres ident of the Carnegie Institution of Washington); Elihu Root, Andrew Carnegie, his daughter Margaret, his wife Louise. The meeting took place in Andrew Carnegie's House on East 91st Street.
Bookplate Design for Andrew...

14. Bookplate Design for Andrew Carnegie's Personal Library in black and white

  • Format: drawings
  • Date: [between 1872 and 1919]
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.A. CCNY Carnegie Files. Box no. 1
  • Abstract: When Andrew Carnegie funded his first library in Dunfermline, Scotland, he had the motto “Let there be light” carved within its Gothic-arched entrance. He also chose it for his bookplates.
Bookplate Design for Andrew...

15. Bookplate Design for Andrew Carnegie's Personal Library in sepia

  • Format: drawings
  • Date: [between 1872 and 1919]
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.A. CCNY Carnegie Files. Box no. 1
  • Abstract: When Andrew Carnegie funded his first library in Dunfermline, Scotland, he had the motto “Let there be light” carved within its Gothic-arched entrance. He also chose it for his bookplates.
Call for the First Board Me...

16. Call for the First Board Meeting

Carnegie Corporation of New York

16. Call for the First Board Meeting

  • Format: correspondence
  • Date: November 1, 1911
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.A. Secretary's Office Records, 1911-1977. I.A.1. Board Minutes, 1911-1944. Box no. 1
The
    Carnegie American B...

17. The Carnegie American Benefactions in Operation. Front cover

  • Name: Ross, John (Author)
  • Format: pamphlets
  • Date: [1913]
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series III. Grants. III.A. Grant files, ca.1911-1988. Box no. 72
  • Abstract: This booklet was written by Dr. John Ross, the head of the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, established in 1903, for the betterment of social conditions in Carnegie's native town. Dr. John Ross also was in charge of the Carnegie Hero Fund Trust, establishe d in 1908, for recognition of heroic acts performed in peaceful walks of life in Great Britain and Ireland. The Hero Fund was modeled after the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, established in the United States in 1904, and was soon followed by Carnegie Hero Funds in France, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, and Italy.
Carnegie Corporation Common...

18. Carnegie Corporation Commonwealth Program 1911-1961. Front cover

  • Name: Stackpole, Stephen H. (Author)
  • Format: books
  • Date: 1962
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VIII. Printed Material. Box no. 2
  • Abstract: Carnegie earmarked a portion of the endowment to be used for philanthropic purposes in Canada and what were then the British Colonies. This part of the endowment was first known as the Special Fund, then the British Dominions and Colonies Fund, and la ter the Commonwealth Program. Under the name of the International Program it continued until the early 1980s.
Carnegie Corporation Donati...

19. Carnegie Corporation Donations Volume "C"

Carnegie Corporation of New York

19. Carnegie Corporation Donations Volume "C"

  • Format: books
  • Date: between 1927 and 1928
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.C. Financial Record Books, 1872-1987. Flat Box 489
  • Abstract: The first donations to Columbia University (Astronomy Observatory, Teachers College, College of Pharmacy, etc.) were made by Andrew Carnegie himself and go back to the early 1900s. The Corporation has worked with Columbia ever since, with total donat ions exceeding 20 million dollars. This is a small sample of reports, produced by various Columbia University affiliates under Carnegie Corporation grants.
Carnegie Corporation Donati...

20. Carnegie Corporation Donations Volume "C"

Carnegie Corporation of New York

20. Carnegie Corporation Donations Volume "C"

  • Format: legal documents
  • Date: [between 1938 and 1939]
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.C. Financial Record Books, 1872-1987. Flat Box 489
  • Abstract: This volume contains listing and brief descriptions of donations to most Carnegie Charities, and other grantees, whose names start with "C" (including Columbia University). Just between 1911 and 1941 Columbia received $3,352,498 in Carnegie Corporat ion grants, making it the third largest Carnegie grantee among the institutions of higher education (after Carnegie-Mellon and Vanderbilt).