LH2992 Oshawa's First Library
Description
Media Type
Image
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Paintings
Description
A watercolour of Oshawa's Carnegie Library.
Notes
This library stood on the south-west corner of Athol and Simcoe Streets. The land was purchased from Dr. Coburn in May 1906 and the building was completed by 1909 at a cost of $12,000, funded by the Carnegie Fund. It was in use until the opening of the McLaughlin Library on Bagot Street on December 1st, 1954. This building was demolished in January 1957.
Date of Original
undated
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LH2992
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.90012 Longitude: -78.84957
Copyright Statement
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Terms of Use
please credit Oshawa Public Libraries, Local History Collection
Contact
Oshawa Public Libraries
Email:nadams@oshawalibrary.on.ca
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Nicole Adams, Local History and Genealogy Librarian
65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2
905-579-6111 EXT 5253
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LH2992 Oshawa's First Library


A watercolour of Oshawa's Carnegie Library.