Opening Ceremony Program for the Birthplace Museum

 

Name
Carnegie Corporation of New York (Author)
Title
Opening Ceremony Program for the Birthplace Museum
Abstract
In 1895 Louise Carnegie bought the "Birthplace Cottage" as a surprise 60th birthday present for Andrew. After his death, Mrs. Carnegie proposed and funded the erection of a Memorial Treasure House adjoining the Birthplace. Work began in 1925 on the design by architect James Shearer. The linked buildings of the Cottage and Memorial Hall were formally opened on June 28, 1928.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation of New York Records
Archival Context
Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.A. CCNY Carnegie Files. Box no. 1
Subjects
Philanthropists; Dunfermline (Scotland)
Format
printed ephemera
Genre
printed ephemera
Date
June 28, 1928.
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
Carnegie Centennial Exhibition
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8x1m-6z37