Category Archives: Libraries

Carnegie Donates Dollars to Libraries on This Date

On this date in 1901, Andrew Carnegie gave $5.2 million to New York City libraries. Advertisements

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Bodleian Library Opened on This Date

The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford opened to the public on this date in 1602.

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Library of Congress Approved on This Date

On this day in 1800, Congress approved the purchase of books to start the Library of Congress.

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