Missouri Valley Public Library
Current street address: 119 N. Fifth St. Missouri Valley, IA 51555
Carnegie address: 119 N. Fifth St. Missouri Valley, IA 51555
Original building still standing: No
Still in use as a library: Yes
Carnegie Grant Information
Date of Grant: February 1, 19091
Amount of Grant: $10,000.001
Cornerstone Date: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Opening Date: Tuesday, January 2, 19122
Carnegie Correspondent: J. J. Amen, Commercial Club
Librarian, at Dedication:
Architect: F. E. Colby, Sioux City
Town & County
City: Missouri Valley
County: Harrison County
Population in 1900: 4,010
Population in 2010: 2,992
Twelfth Census of the United States â€” 1900. p. 450.
Thirteenth Census of the United States â€” 1910. 3,187.
Missouri Valley is a town in Harrison County, which was established on Jauary 15, 1851. The county was named for William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), the ninth President of the United States. The county seat is at Logan. Harrison County received the highest number of Carnegie grants with Missouri Valley, Logan, Dunlap and Woodbine as recipients.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 150.)
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