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Prescott Public Library
Prescott, Arizona


Description: Prescott Public Library
Other Names:
Address: Marina and Gurley Streets, Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
Type: government: library
Original Client:
Date: 1902
Condition: not built from plans by Trost

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Dimensions and Orientation:
Budget/Cost: $8,000

Wall Materials: rusticated stone
Roofing Materials: apparently metal
Other Materials Used:

Location of Drawings: none known to exist

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 41, rendering of entrance for Prescott Public Library, with Designation. Carnegie Library above entrance; page 50, Sketch for a Library, perspective view; page 36, A small library building, façade
(2) Minutes of Board of Directors, Public Library of Prescott, Arizona,Manuscript in the Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott
(3) Arizona Republican, July 11, 1901 page 6   call for Bids
(4) Arizona Daily Star Tucson, Arizona July 21, 1900 page 4
Remarks: The committee in charge of the Carnegie library building has raised $4,000, making double the sum offered by Andrew Carnegie for a building.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.