Declaration of Trust of the
Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Carnegie, Pennsylvania
Cover Page

May, 2000 Petition before Orphans' Court to Amend Library Trust
Including Elimination of Life Trustees

The Declaration of Trust agreement is the legal charter of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. This Trust agreement was executed by Andrew Carnegie on April 20, 1899. The Declaration of Trust agreement legally established the Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

The Declaration of Trust agreement is reproduced here, in its entirety. These images reproduce the pages of this Trust, from the original Trust and By-Laws book, as they were presented to the original Library Board of Trustees. The following are links to each page of the Declaration of Trust agreement. Page numbers, which refer to the original Trust book, run from page three through page twelve.

Original Declaration of Trust Agreement Prepared by Andrew Carnegie

Cover of Original
Trust and By-Laws Book
(hard-bound and pocket-size)
Provided to Library Trustees


Page Three

Page Four

Page Five

Page Six

Page Seven


Page Eight

Page Nine

Page Ten

Page Eleven

Page Twelve

Current Declaration of Trust Agreement and By-Laws

Mission Statement of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library

By-Laws and By-Laws Amendments of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library
(Original By-Laws established April 9, 1900.)

Court Petition to Restructure Library Board, Including the Elimination of Life Trustees
Public Hearing in Allegheny County Orphans' Court
17th floor, Frick Building, Downtown Pittsburgh
Tuesday, June 6, 2000, 10:30 a.m.(EDST)

News Articles Regarding Petition to Amend
1899 Trust of Andrew Carnegie


Andrew Carnegie Free Library History Cover Page.

History of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

Information about the Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

Return to News Release - April 7, 1999:
Library Legally Established 100 Years Ago by Andrew Carnegie.


As part of the commemoration of the Centennial of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library's Declaration of Trust Agreement, the Library's Board of Trustees held their Annual Board Meeting on the actual date of the Centennial, April 20, 1999:

Meeting Notice and Agenda of the 1999 Library Board Annual Meeting

Minutes from the 1999 Library Board Annual Meeting
Attachment:
1999 -- 2000 Annual Schedule of Meetings of the Board of Trustees


Return to Archives: News and Events of 1999.

Return to Archives: News and Events.

Return to News and Events.

Return to History of Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

Return to History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries



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