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    • Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh as originally built

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Miscellanea--Pictorial works.; Carnegie Institute--Pictorial works.; Industrialists--Charitable contributions--United States--Miscellanea--Pictorial works.; Philanthropists--United States--Miscellanea--Pictorial works.;...
    • A black and white photograph of a watercolor sketch of Carnegie Institute, dated 1904. Pedestrians and individuals on bicycles and horseback are shown on the grounds. Caption title.; On cardboard mount: 26 x 35 cm
    • (W.N Frew to Andrew Carnegie, July 8, 1904)

    • Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; Public libraries--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Library buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland (Pittsburgh, Pa.)--Buildings,...
    • A typescript letter from William Nimick Frew to Andrew Carnegie regarding the awarding of the contract for the extension of the Carnegie Library in Oakland (Pittsburgh, Pa.) to William Miller and Sons, Co., of Pittsburgh, Pa. The amount of...
    • (W.N. Frew to Andrew Carnegie, November 4, 1903)

    • Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Carnegie, Louise; Founder's Day (Carnegie Institute); Carnegie Institute--Anniversaries, etc.; Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; Public...
    • A typescript letter from William Nimick Frew to Andrew Carnegie inviting Carnegie and his wife Louise Whitfield Carnegie to attend the Founder's Day celebration. Frew explains that bids will be submitted for doing the excavation and footing courses...
    • (W.N. Frew to Andrew Carnegie, February 5, 1900)

    • Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute; Museum buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Founders Day (Carnegie Institute); Oakland...
    • A typescript letter from William Nimick Frew to Andrew Carnegie addressing the dilemma of adding on to the existing building housing Carnegie Institute or constructing a new one. Also mentioned is the recent performance by the Pittsburgh Orchestra...
    • (Andrew Carnegie to S.H. Church, April 25, 1908)

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Money; Philanthropists--United States; Endowments; Carnegie Institute; Carnegie Institute. Technical Schools; Western University of Pennsylvania; Allegheny...
    • A typescript letter (signed) from Andrew Carnegie to S.H. Church. Carnegie thanks Church for replying to his inquiry into what he would do if he had at his disposal $5-10 million, and states that he will not be able to deal with the subject before...
    • (Andrew Carnegie to S.H. Church, April 25, 1908 (copy))

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Money; Philanthropists--United States; Endowments; Carnegie Institute; Carnegie Institute. Technical Schools; Western University of Pennsylvania; Allegheny...
    • A typescript letter (signed) from Andrew Carnegie to S.H. Church. Carnegie thanks Church for replying to his inquiry into what he would do if he had at his disposal $5-10 million, and states that he will not be able to deal with the subject before...
    • (S.H. Church to Andrew Carnegie, January 20, 1908)

    • Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Money; Philanthropists--United States; Endowments; Carnegie Institute; Carnegie Institute. Technical Schools; Western University of Pennsylvania; Allegheny...
    • A typescript letter from Samuel Harden Church to Andrew Carnegie acknowledging Carnegie's letter of January 14, 1908 in which Carnegie asks Church what he would do with five or ten million dollars. Church extols Carnegie's various philanthropic...
    • (George H. Clapp to Colonel Samuel H. Church, January 21, 1908)

    • Clapp, George H.--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Western University of Pennsylvania--Board of Trustees; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Money; Philanthropists--United States; Endowments; Carnegie Institute;...
    • A handwritten letter from George H. Clapp, president of the Western University of Pennsylvania's Board of Trustees, to Samuel Harden Church in regards to Church's letter, presumably dated January 20, 1908, to Andrew Carnegie in response to a letter...
    • (Andrew Carnegie to W.N. Frew, July 18, 1900)

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Frew, William Nimick; Pittsburgh commercial gazette (Pittsburgh, Pa. : Daily); Oliver, George T.; Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland (Pittsburgh,...
    • A letter from Andrew Carnegie to William Nimick Frew concerning the land to be used for the enlargement of the Carnegie Institute building. Carnegie makes reference to the enclosed correspondence with the Pittsburgh commercial gazette, a copy of...
    • (W.N. Frew to Andrew Carnegie, October 1, 1901)

    • Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Bigelow, Edward Manning, 1850-1916; Knox and Reed (Law firm); Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland (Pittsburgh,...
    • A typescript letter from William N. Frew to Andrew Carnegie concerning a letter he received from Mr. E.M. Bigelow, Director of the Department of Public Works, for the City of Pittsburgh. In the letter Mr. Frew received, Bigelow states the City of...
    • (Andrew Carnegie to W.N. Frew, April 21, 1900)

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Carnegie Institute--Finance; Museum buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland...
    • A typescript letter from Andrew Carnegie to William Nimick Frew concerning his contribution to the enlargement of the Carnegie Institute building. Refers to Frew's letter of the 19th.
    • (Andrew Carnegie to W.N. Frew, April 26, 1900)

    • Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute--Finance; Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Museum buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland...
    • A typescript letter from Andrew Carnegie to William Nimick Frew, with handwritten corrections and postscript. Carnegie betrays concerns about being able to fill the space of the forthcoming enlargement of the Carnegie Institute building. Refers to...
    • (W.N. Frew to Andrew Carnegie, April 26, 1900)

    • Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute--Finance; Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Museum buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland...
    • A typescript letter from William Nimick Frew to Andrew Carnegie in which Frew suggests that Carnegie write a letter explicitly stating the amount of his contribution to the enlargement of the Carnegie Institute building so as to prevent a...
    • (Andrew Carnegie to W.N. Frew, April  28, 1900)

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Frew, William Nimick--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute--Finance; Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Museum buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland...
    • A typescript letter from Andrew Carnegie to William Nimick Frew discussing Carnegie's contribution to the enlargement of the Carnegie Institute building and his concern of having ""more space than we are able to fill."" Refers to Frew's letter of...
    • (Andrew Carnegie to George T. Oliver, July 18, 1900)

    • Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Oliver, George T.--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute--Buildings; Buildings--Additions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Oakland (Pittsburgh, Pa.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • A typescript copy of a letter, marked ""private"", from Andrew Carnegie to George T. Oliver, arguing against a change of site for the enlargement of the Carnegie Institute building. A note in pencil states that the copy was sent to William Nimick...

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