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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleCL 113 Hazel Crandell Curtis PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByOwen Dean
Date Completed:1/21/10
Historical:Hazel May Crandell was born to Charles Crandell and Myra Kent Crandell, Chemung County farmers, in 1907. She married Dominic Failia, and they had two sons, David D. and Ralph W. However, both boys died three days after their births. Dominic died in 1962, and twelve years later Hazel married Norton Curtis. In 1976, Hazel was widowed again after two years of marriage. Hazel moved to Roseland, Florida in 1984. Her decades-long habit of diary-keeping ended in 1992 when she became legally blind.
Scope:This collection contains the 1924 diary of Charles Crandell, an art book given to Hazel Crandell, and Hazel's diaries from 1956 to 1992.
Notes:

 

Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1915-1992
AbstractThis collection contains Hazel C. F. Curtis's diaries and related books.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Book - Artists' Gallery by D. Lothrop Company, featuring paintings by Landseer, Millet, Leighton, Bouguereau, and Rosa Bonheur, 1893.Book010001
Diary - Charles Crandell, farmer in Big Flats, 1924.Diary010002
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, housewife, 1956.Diary010003
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, housewife, 1958.Diary010004
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, housewife, 1959.Diary010005
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, housewife, 1960.Diary010006
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1963.Diary010007
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1966.Diary010008
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1967.Diary010009
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1968.Diary020001
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1969.Diary020002
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1970.Diary020003
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1971.Diary020004
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1972.Diary020005
Diary - Hazel C. Fiala, widow, 1973.Diary020006
Diary - Hazel C. Fialia, widow, 1973 (continued).Diary020007
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, housewife, 1975.Diary020008
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, housewife, 1976.Diary020009
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1977.Diary020010
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1978.Diary020011
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1979.Diary020012
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1980.Diary020013
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1981.Diary020014
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1982.Diary020015
Diary - Hazel C. F. Curtis, widow, 1982 (continued).Diary020016
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