This ordinance describes the formation of the Houston Lyceum and Carnegie Library Association, "for the support and maintenance of a library...," following the donation of $50,000 for a new library building by Andrew Carnegie. The statute was authored by City Secretary Arthur Lipper. This date was derived from the copyright statement.
"Front cover, [is part of] An Ordinance: Providing for an Appropriation to a Library to be Established and Maintained in the...City of Houston." (1905): http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37021.
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