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Carnegie Library Corner Stone Inscription and Contents

Carnegie Library Corner Stone Inscription and Contents

Logan County, Oklahoma

Guthrie Daily Leader
July 3, 1902, page 1

Submitted by: Bob Chada

The corner stone was laid at the southwest corner of the large building and is befittingly inscribed as follows on the south side with the words:
"The Guthie Library, Founded Mrch 14, 1900 by the City Federation of Women's clubs; Building Donated by Andrew Carnegie, October 17, 1901."
On the west side:
"First Library Board Appointed August 8, 1900 - Mrs. U. C. Guss, Mrs. O. R. Fegan, Mrs. W. L. Hrodes, Miss Sadie Paine, Robert W. Ramsay, F. R. Lillie; J. H. Bennett, architect; H. J. Vandenburg, contractor."
The box that was deposited in the corner stone contains the following:
Engraving of Andrew Carnegie, donor of the building
Roster of territoial officers
Roster of the United States district court of Logan county
Roster of the city of Guthrie
Roster of the library board
Roster of the Guthrie Commercial club
Roster of the Board of Education
Roster of G. A. R. of Oklahoma
Roster and charter members of Women's Relief Corps
Roster of the Degree of Honor, Ladies' auxiliary of A. O. U. W.
Roster of Women's Christian Temperance Union of Guthrie and
	West Guthrie; motto - "For God and Home and Native Land."
Roster of Cambridge and Shakespeare clubs
Roster of committee in charge of laying corner stone
Roster of United States marshals and office force for Oklahoma Territoy
Roster of county officers
Roster of Etude club
Roster of Benevolent society
Roster of City Federation of Woman's club
Roster of Excelsior club
Roster of officers of Acorn club
Oklahoma State Capital, July 2, 1902
Daily Leader, July 2, 1902
Southwest World
Labor Advocate
The Search Light
The Bricklayer and Mason
The Stone Cutters' Journal
The Oklahoma and Indian Territory Chruchman
The Baptist Worker
Practical Pointer
The Home Finder
The Observer
List of fifty names of citizens paying 25 cents each
Reports and Messages of Governor C. M. Barnes
Report of Governor W. M. Jenkins
Reports of Annual Encampment, G. A. R., 1901
Report of Seventh Convocation Episcopal Church for 
	Oklahoma and Indian Territory
Register of Episcopal General Convention, 1901
Evening Prayer Leaflet
Roster and Be-Laws of Oklahoma and Indian Territory
	Children's Home Society
Handbook of Brotherhood of St. Andrews
Prayer Book and Hymnal of Episcopal Church
Report of Patriotic Committee of City Federation of
	Women's Clubs
Year Book of the Excelsior club for years 1900, 1901, 1902
Roster of Trinity Episcopall Church
Roster of Roman Catholic Church
Roster of Methodist Episcopal Church
Roster of United Presbyterian Chruch
Roster of the Presbyterian Church
One copper cent dated 1900
One siler dollar dated 1890

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