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Collection TitleMC 88 Chamber of CommerceCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals. 
Historical:

Chemung County Chamber of Commerce - The Elmira Chamber of Commerce was incorporated on May 29, 1905.  During the 1960s, it merged with the Horseheads Chamber of Commerce to form the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber works to improve the economic welfare of the region through tourist promotion, networking, and political activism.  It's membership includes for-profit businesses of various sizes, as well as cultural non-for-profits.

Extent1 linear food
AbstractThis collection contains promotional publications from the Elmira, Horseheads and Chemung County Chambers of Commerce. 


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Handbill - A Primer of the City of Elmira, N.Y., published by the Elmira Chamber of Commerce, ca. 1910s. HandbillA0101
Programs - Honorary Dinner given to John North Willys by the Citizens of Elmira at the Elks Home, sponsored by the Elmira Chamber of Commerce, October 31, 1911.ProgramA0102
Booklet - Elmira, New York, promotional guide published by the Elmira Chamber of Commerce, 1912. (2 copies)BookletA0103
Booklet - How Your Neighbor Got Ahead: An Easy Road to Happiness! Advice on affordable housing from the Elmira Chamber of Commerce, 1919. BookletA0104
Sign - Member of the Chamber of Commerce, Elmira, New York, ca. 1920s. (2 versions)SignA0201
Booklet - Elmira, New York, the Queen City of the Southern Tier, by the Elmira Chamber of Commerce, circa 1921.BookletA0202
Booklet - From A to Z What Elmira Is Doing: Annual Report of the Elmira Chamber of Commerce from September 1921 to November 1922. BookletA0203
Booklet - Elmira, New York, Manufacturing and Railroad Center: The Logical Distribution Center of Southern New York, Elmira Chamber of Commerce, 1922. (multiple copies)BookletA0204
Booklet - Getting Down to Brass Tacks: What has been done by the Elmira Chamber of Commerce, annual report, December 1922-November 1923. BookletA0205
Booklet - Elmira, New York, Queen City of the Southern Tier: The Logical Manufacturing and Distributing Center of Southern New York, May 1924. (2 copies.)BookletA0206
Booklet - Horseheads, N.Y.: Your Community, Its History and Services, Horseheads Chamber of Commerce, 1952.BookletA0301
Brochure - Welcome to Elmira and Chemung County, New York, by the Chamber of Commerce of Chemung County, circa 1950. (2 copies)BrochureA0401
Booklet - Elmira and the Arts by the Chamber of Commerce of Chemung County, 1964. (2 copies)BookletA0402
Booklet - Chemung County Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar, Fall 1965. BookletA0403
Booklet - Chemung County Economic Data, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1968. BookletA0404
Booklet - Elmira, Chemung County: A Guide, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1969. BookletA0405
Booklet - Chemung County, N.Y.: Elmira and Surrounding Communities, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1970. BookletA0501
Booklet - Chemung County, New York, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1974.BookletA0502
Booklet - Directory of Industry in Chemung County, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1975. BookletA0503
Booklet - Elmira, Chemung County: A Lot to Offer, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1976.BookletA0504
Booklet - Chemung County, New York: Elmira and Surrounding Communities, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1978. BookletA0505
Booklet - This Is Your Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, ca. 1980s.BookletA0601
Booklet - Guide to Entertainment in Chemung County, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, ca. 1980s. BookletA0602
Booklet - Welcome to 'Good Old Fashioned' Shopping in Downtown Elmira, New York, published by the Elmira Business Association and Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1981. BookletA0603
Booklet - Chemung County Chamber of Commerce Operating Program, 1981-1982. BookletA0604
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