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An Ordinance providing for an appropriation to a library to be established and maintained in the City of Houston
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An Ordinance providing for an appropriation to a library to be established and maintained in the City of Houston - Page 1. 1900. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. March 30, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/1081/show/1075.

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Title An Ordinance providing for an appropriation to a library to be established and maintained in the City of Houston
Date 1900
Description An ordinance for providing an appropriation to a library to be established and maintained in the City of Houston.
Donor George Fuermann
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • ordinances
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 7, Folder 10
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas & Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=356
Digital Collection City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970-001
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript AN ORDINANCE Providing for an appropriation to a library to be established and maintained in the City of Houston. Whereas, Andrew Carnegie, of Pitts NAME, burgh, Pennsylvania, has proposed to do Article I. The name of this corporation nate for the benefit of the people of tre shall be "Houston Lyceum and Carnegie aty of Houston, fifty thousand dollars Library Association." for a library building, upon the conditi m PCRPOSKS. Article II. This corporation is formed people of the City of Houston, and upon for the support and maintenance of a the further condition that said city should library, and to promote and encourage appropriate at*east four thousand dollars literary and scientific study, investigation annually toward the maintenance of a and undertakings, and to provide a li library in said proposed Unfiling; and brary building suitable for the purposes Whereas, The Houston Lyceum and of its organization. Carnegie Library Association, a benevo LOCATION. lent corporation, is organized to exist un Article HI. The business of this corpo- der and by virtue of the laws of the State ration shall be transacted and conducted of Texas, for the purpose of procuring a in the City of Houston. Harris County, site for the proposed building and receiv Texas. ing the said donation from the said An DURATION. drew Carnegie, th" articles of incorpora Article IV. The corporation hereby cre tion of said Houston Lyceum aid ated shall exist for a period of fifty years. Carnegie Library Association being sub NUMBER AND RESIDENCE Oh" stantially as follows, to-wit: TRUSTEES. HOUSTON LYCEUM AND CARNEG E Article V. The Trustees of this corpo LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. ration shall be nine in number, and the We, whose, names are hereunto annexed, following parties, ail of whom reside in do hereby certify that we have associated the City of Houston, Harris County, ourselves together for the purpose of Texas, shall compose the Board of forming a corporation under and pursu Trustees of this Association until the ant to the provisions of Chapters' 2 and 1, first annual election to be held in the of Title ill, of the Revised Civil"Statutes City of Houston on the first Monday in of the State of Texas. May, 1901, namely: Sum H. Brashear. W.