Carnegie Corporation of New York Grant

About the Carnegie Corporation of New York Grant To enable persons who by personality, academic and proffressional training, and experience show promise of contributing to the advancement of the library profession, to pursue a year of special study or research in library problems.

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1941 Recipient(s)

Gordon Gourlay

The Canadian public library and adult education

Study undefined. Under the direction of the University of Michigan.


Dorothy Isabel Hamilton

For a survey of university libraries in Canada. Under teh direction of the University of Michigan.


Louise Riley

children's librarian, Public Library, Calgary, Alberta

For the cooperation between public libraries and school libraries in Canada. Under the direction of Columbia Universtiy.


Edward Allen Wight

student, University of California School of Librarianship

For a study of library finance. Under the direction of the University of california.


Leslie Whittaker Dunlap

reference assistant, economics division, New York Public Library

For research about the growth of American historical societies. Under the direction of Columbia University


Agnes Krarup

head of schools department and supervisor of school libraries, Library Association of Portland

For the bibliography on family relations as found in books of fiction and biography suitable for high school libraries. Under the direction of Columbia University.


John C. Settelmayer

student, Graduate Library School, University of Chicago

For a survey of the areas in the United States without public library service. Under the direction of the Universtiy of Chicago.