Drake University Library
Current street address: 2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
Carnegie address: 2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
Original building still standing: Yes
Still in use as a library: No
Carnegie Grant Information
Date of Grant: March 27, 1905
Amount of Grant: $50,000.00
Opening Date: Tuesday, June 16, 19082
Librarian, at Dedication: Miss Mary A. Carpenter2
2ILQ, Apr. 1908, 5(14), p.216.
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Town & County
City: Des Moines
County: Polk County
Population in 1900: 2,953
Population in 2010: 198,682
Census of Iowa, 1895, p. 61 (Statistic is for 18-21 yrs.) (http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ia.html)