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The British benefactions of Andrew Carnegie

Sir George Adam Smith

The British benefactions of Andrew Carnegie

by Sir George Adam Smith

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Published by Carnegie Corporation of America in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Very Reverend Sir George Adam Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV28.C25 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6361313M
    LC Control Number37031923
    OCLC/WorldCa8325853

    Carnegie’s Foundation in New York called these pipe-organ matching gifts “benefactions,” and more than 8, were manufactured and distributed worldwide, in Illinois alone. Carnegie’s pipe organ gifts outnumbered his libraries by more than , yet these . Andrew Carnegie /kɑːrˈneɪɡi/ kar-NAY-gee[note 1] (Novem – Aug ) was a Scottish-American industrialist, and philanthropist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and became one of the richest Americans in history.[4] He became a lead.

    In Andrew Carnegie's case, "Just as he had assembled a mental map of the business establishments of Pittsburgh [as a telegraph boy], Carnegie now had a picture of the Pennsylvania Railroad system. He knew its equipment, workers, and customers; and he knew how changes in one area would affect conditions in another.".   A New York Times bestseller! The definitive account of the life of Andrew Carnegie Celebrated historian David Nasaw, whom The New York Times Book Review has called "a meticulous researcher and a cool analyst," brings new life to the story of one of America's most famous and successful businessmen and philanthropists—in what will prove to be the biography of the season.4/4(26).

      An American Four-in-Hand in Britain. by: Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie Novem - Aug ) was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th : "Wealth", more commonly known as "The Gospel of Wealth", is an article written by Andrew Carnegie in June of that describes the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made article was published in the North American Review, an opinion magazine for America's establishment. It was later published as "The Gospel of Wealth" in the Pall Mall Gazette.


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The British benefactions of Andrew Carnegie. [George Adam Smith] -- "An address delivered Novemfrom the music pavilion in Pittencrief glen, Dufermline, Scotland, on the one hundredth anniversary of Andrew Carnegie's birth.".

Excerpt from A Manual of the Public Benefactions of Andrew Carnegie On Februthe ordinance accepting this second proposition was passed. At the first meeting of the Board of Trustees James B. Scott was made president, Henry C.

Frick, treasurer, and William N. Frew Pages:   Forty Years Of Carnegie Giving: A Summary Of The Benefactions Of Andrew Carnegie And Of The Work Of The Philanthropic Trusts Which Author: Robert MacDonald Lester.

The British benefactions of Andrew Carnegie. [New York]: Carnegie Corporation of America. MLA Citation. Smith, George Adam. The British benefactions of Andrew Carnegie / by the Very Reverend Sir George Adam Smith Carnegie Corporation of America [New York] Australian/Harvard Citation.

Smith, George Adam. Andrew Carnegie (, but commonly or ; [1] Novem – Aug ) was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He built a leadership role as a philanthropist for America and the British Empire.

During the last 18 years of his life, he gave away to charities, foundations, and universities about $   Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century.

He built a leadership role as a philanthropist for America and the British Empire. During the last 18 years 5/5(2). Carnegie’s own distributions of wealth came to total about $, of which $62, went for benefactions in the British Empire and $, for benefactions in the United States.

Millions of Americans, as well as millions in Europe, have used or will use a library established by Andrew Carnegie. In his lifetime Carnegie gave the equivalent of several billion dollars in today's money to establish 1, public libraries in the United States, Hawaii and Puerto : Daniel Putman.

Andrew Carnegie (–) was among the most famous and wealthy industrialists of his day. Through the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the innovative philanthropic foundation he established inhis fortune has since supported everything from the discovery of insulin and the dismantling of nuclear weapons, to the creation of Sesame Street and the Common Core Standards.

Get this from a library. The British benefactions of Andrew Carnegie. [George Adam Smith; University of Pittsburgh. University Library System. Digital Research Library.]. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library.

Top Full text of "A Manual of the Public Benefactions of Andrew Carnegie: Compiled and. Carnegie's essay "The Gospel of Wealth" () set forth his idea that rich men are "trustees" of their wealth and should administer it for the good of the public.

His benefactions (totaling about $ million) included Carnegie Hall () in New York City, the Carnegie Institution of Washington (). It is therefore the most practical memorial of Andrew Carnegie that can be compiled.

It brings together in one volume for the first time the series of remarkable letters which Mr. Carnegie wrote in establishing his public benefactions, each letter revealing some distinct phase of his idealism. The Manual will also serve a very useful purpose.

Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland in Inhis family immigrated to the United States and settled in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, across the Allegheny River from Pittsburgh. Wall’s compelling biography of Andrew Carnegie. The book remains invaluable as a description of business practice and technological strategy, owing much to the author’s access to otherwise-closed U.S.

Steel papers. This documentation is unusually complete and revealing due to Carnegie’s active, nearly obsessive, absentee management of his. With a trove of new material—unpublished chapters of Carnegie's Autobiography; personal letters between Carnegie and his future wife, Louise, and other family members; his prenuptial agreement; diaries of family and close friends; his applications for citizenship; his extensive correspondence with Henry Clay Frick; and dozens of private letters to and from presidents Grant, Cleveland, McKinley, Roosevelt, and British prime ministers Gladstone /5().

For understanding more about Andrew Carnegie, you may read the book Andrew Carnegie written by David Nasaw. David Nasaw presents a real tragic comedy in over pages.

It’s about the life of a poor, tragically short immigrant. This lad. The Carnegie Medal is a British literary award that annually recognises one outstanding new English-language book for children or young is conferred upon the author by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

CILIP calls it "the UK's oldest and most prestigious book award for children's writing". The Medal is named after the Scottish-born American. a manual of the public benefactions of andrew carnegie Summaries of the Carnegie Endowment's charitable activities.

Includes an interesting summary statement at the end of the book that itemizes and gives amounts of contributions both by organization contributed to and and by state/5(4).

Title: Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie Author: Andrew Carnegie Editor: John C. Van Dyke Release Date: Ma [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ANDREW CARNEGIE *** Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Linda Cantoni, and the Online.

To Andrew’s heartbreak at leaving Dunfermline, William Carnegie sold his loom, borrowed £20 from relatives and moved his family to Allegheny in the USA in The weaving trade there was still hard, but Carnegie’s mother Margaret was able to find work as a shoe binder, earning the princely sum of $4 a week, as well as caring for the : Hamish Macpherson.From the Archives The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie.

by Julia Kelly | Monday, 01st April [Image: Left - Gladstone’s Library; Right - Andrew Carnegie by .The will of Andrew Carnegie, filed here yesterday and admitted to probate immediately by Surrogate Fowler, disposes of an estate estimated at between $25, and $30,