ANDREW CARNEGIE LETTER: CARNEGIE LIBRARY, HERNE HILL
Andrew Carnegie the philantropist writing from Skibo Castle in June 1902, to Lambeth Librarian Mr F.J. Burgoyne stating 'I will be glad to supply Â£12,500 for a branch library for district of Tulse Hill & Herne Hill to complete your library system'. The resulting library, named the Carnegie Library, was opened in Herne Hill Road on 6th July 1906.Ref: LBL/DAS/RL/1/2/1/p.33
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