Andrew Carnegie

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United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)


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Considering Andrew Carnegie gave so much money to the people of Dunfermline and his Trust Fund continues to do so, steps should be taken to re-establish, not just the original name, but both names, ie Lauder-Carnegie College.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York was established in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.
1911 - Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corporation for scholarly and charitable works.
Both the author and illustrator emphasise their own use of libraries in their biographies and have created this simple picture book based on the life of Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie also owed his education to libraries, so much so that when he became a success through industry and steel he went on to build over 600 libraries in the UK--as well as others in Canada, USA and other countries throughout the world.
1919: Philanthropic American industrialist Andrew Carnegie died.
Quote of the Day: 'Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.' - Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie on May 11, 1904, donated $1.5m to build a peace palace.
Success Stories of Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Hundreds of Others "Think and Grow Rich--The Original Unedited 1937 Text" include the thoughts, ideas, and organized plans drawn from more than 500 interviews from men like Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford which resulted in Napoleon Hill's 13 Steps to Riches or 17 Fundamentals of Success.
Nineteenth-century industrialist Andrew Carnegie donated more than $40 million between 1886 and 1919 to build 1,679 libraries around the country, according to the National Park Service.
"When Andrew Carnegie opened the library in 1905, he envisioned it would be something that absolutely everyone in the area could benefit from and be proud of.
The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie
The American Library Association (ALA) announced on Wednesday the shortlisted books for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.
One of the earliest recorded examples dates back to 1904, when a spoof statement about Andrew Carnegie's plans to build a temple to Rabbie Burns in Kilmarnock went global.
Carnegie Corporation of New York announced 35 recipients of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowships, with awards totaling $7 million.