List of Carnegie libraries in New Hampshire
The following list of Carnegie libraries in New Hampshire provides detailed information on United States Carnegie libraries in New Hampshire, where 9 public libraries were built from 9 grants (totaling $134,000) awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York from 1902 to 1907. In addition, one academic library was built.
Building still operating as a library
Building standing, but now serving another purpose
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|1||Berlin Public Library||Berlin||Dec 27, 1902||$17,000||270 Main St.
|2||Fiske Free Library||Claremont||Jan 13, 1903||$15,000||108 Broad St.
||The design of Henry M. Francis & Sons, this library was expanded in 1922 and renovated in 1966.|
|3||Dover||Dover||Apr 26, 1902||$30,000||73 Locust St.
||Designed by architects Randlett & Griffin, this building was dedicated July 19, 1905, and underwent a major renovation in the late 1980s.|
|4||Franklin||Franklin||Nov 25, 1903||$15,000||310 Central St.
|5||Lebanon||Lebanon||Dec 13, 1907||$12,500||9 E. Park St.
|6||Littleton||Littleton||Mar 14, 1902||$15,000||92 Main St.
||Designed by Robert Coit in the Classical Revival style and opened in 1906, the library's interior was renovated in 1959-1960.|
|7||Raymond||Raymond||May 15, 1906||$2,000||9 Epping St.
||Opening October 1, 1908, this library was significantly expanded in 1993.|
|8||Rochester||Rochester||Dec 22, 1903||$20,000||65 S. Main St.
||Designed by Randlett & Griffin in the Georgian Revival style and opened October 2, 1905, this library built additions in 1941 and 1996.|
|9||Whitefield||Whitefield||Apr 23, 1903||$7,500||8 Lancaster Rd.
||Dedicated September 6, 1904, this J. Lawrence Berry work remains largely the same today with the exception of a 1990 basement renovation.|
|1||New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts||Durham||Mar 31, 1905||$20,000||95 Main St.
||Located on the campus of the eventual University of New Hampshire, the Hamilton Smith library was opened June 3, 1907, and served in this capacity until 1958. It now houses various offices.|
- At various times, Bobinski and Jones disagree on these numbers. In these cases, Jones' numbers have been used due to both a more recent publication date and a more detailed gazetteer of branch libraries, which are often where the discrepancies occur.
- Smith, Corinne H. "New England Carnegies: honoring the public libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped to fund". Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- "Dover PL history". Dover Public Library. Retrieved 2009-07-16.
- Miller, pp. 38–40
- Anderson, Florence (1963). Carnegie Corporation Library Program 1911–1961. New York: Carnegie Corporation. OCLC 1282382.
- Bobinski, George S. (1969). Carnegie Libraries: Their History and Impact on American Public Library Development. Chicago: American Library Association. ISBN 0-8389-0022-4.
- Jones, Theodore (1997). Carnegie Libraries Across America. New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-14422-3.
- Miller, Durand R. (1943). Carnegie Grants for Library Buildings, 1890-1917. New York: Carnegie Corporation of New York. OCLC 2603611.
Note: The above references, while all authoritative, are not entirely mutually consistent. Some details of this list may have been drawn from one of the references without support from the others. Reader discretion is advised.