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Carnegie Library, 402 East Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie, Logan County, OK

Carnegie Library, 402 East Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie, Logan County, OK

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Summary

Significance: This Second Renaissance Revival structure was the scene of numerous historic events: the inauguration of both the last of the territorial governors and the first Governor of Statehood Oklahoma. The second Carnegie library in Oklahoma, it grew from the efforts of the organizers of one of the earliest libraries in Oklahoma, to which it is successor. It is remarkable for the number of ways in which it diverges from Andrew Carnegie's ideas of what a library building should be.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-14, FN-15
Survey number: HABS OK-14
Building/structure dates: 1902- 1903 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1948 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Bennett, J H
Vandenburg, H J
New York Hardware Company
Lillie, F B
Wenner, Fred L
Frantz, Frank
Haskell
Gryb, Barry, field team
Takenaka, Howard, field team
Haggard, John C, project manager
Barrett, William E, photographer
Hnedak, John D, historian
Robbins, John, delineator
Smith, Julian, delineator
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Location

Guthrie (Okla.)35.87806, -97.42130
Google Map of 35.8780589, -97.4212963
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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