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Collection TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000
Abstract

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter - Central Labor Union, from Jerry Ryan to Mr. Murphy, April 25, 1921.Letter121217
Roster - Membership roster of the Chemung Chapter N.S.D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution) for the following years: 1929-1931; 1933; 1935-1937; 1940-1944; 1946-1949; 1952-1956.RosterA0101
Roster - Membership roster of the Chemung Chapter N.S.D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution) for the following years: 1954-1963; 1965.RosterA0201
Booklet - Chemung Chapter N.S.D.A.R. 1994-1995 yearbook, 1995.BookletA0212
Announcement advertising the official ceremonial insignia of Daughters of the American Revolution. Distributed to the Elmira Chapter of the D.A.R., 1929-1940.AnnouncementA0301
Booklet - "By-Laws of Chemung Chapter, N.S.D.A.R." The revised edition, 1930.BookletA0302
Booklet - "What the Daughters Do," chronicling the mission of the N.S.D.A.R., complied and edited by Mrs. Stanley Thorpe Manlove from Washington, D.C. This was an insert in Mrs. Orval T. Butler's 1946-1947 membership roster, 1945. BookletA0303
Booklet - "By-Laws of Chemung Chapter, N.S.D.A.R." revised edition, 1951.BookletA0304
Booklet - "Genealogical Research for National Society Daughters of the American Revolution," revised edition was written by Mrs. Albert Grover Peters, Registrar General, 1965. BookletA0305
Booklet - "What the Daughters Do: 1890 - 1968," describing the purpose of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This is the 24th edition, compiled by Mrs. Lyle Johnston Howland, Recording Secretary General, 1968. BookletA0306
Booklet - "United States of America Bicentennial Focus," written by the N.S.D.A.R. to commemorate the bicentennial of the United States of America, October 16, 1971.BookletA0307
Booklet - "Know the DAR," N.S.D.A.R. booklet telling about the participation of the 208,000 members promoting the objectives of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Forward by Patricia W. Shelby, 1980.BookletA0308
Commemorative Card - Pledge of Allegiance card produced by the N.S.D.A.R. with the American's Creed written by William Tyler Page on the back, 1980-1985.Commemorative CardA0309
Booklet - "DAR Schools," explaining the various DAR schools around the country, with an introduction written by Mrs, George Upham Baylies, President General of the N.S.D.A.R. It was compiled by Mrs. Harry Jamison, the National Chairman of the DAR School Committee, 1978.BookletA0310
Booklet - "DAR Schools," explaining the various DAR schools around the country, revised during the Independence Jubilee Administration, 1985.BookletA0311
Postcard - "New York Cottage," a DAR school modeled after a New York Cottage in South Carolina. The school was built in 1923 and houses girls grades 5-6, 1986.PostcardA0312
Booklet - "The DAR in Action," a brief overview of the DAR by the President General Mrs. Walter Hughey King, 1983.BookletA0313
Booklet - "By-Laws of the Chemung Chapter NSDAR," revised, 2002.BookletA0314
Documents - "1985 Fact Sheet," about the DAR by the President General Mrs. Walter Hughey King, 1985.DocumentsA0314
Booklet - Chemung Chapter N.S.D.A.R., 1901-1902, chronicling the N.S.D.A.R. activities for the 1901-1902 year. Some of the events were lectures, receptions, and historical seminars, 1902.BookletA0401
Program - Chemung Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Day Luncheon program featuring speakers and musical performances, September 17, 1906.ProgramA0402
Program - Reception and Entertainment presented by the Daughters of the American Revolution & Sons of the American Revolution at Park Church, February 22, 1929.ProgramA0403
Program - Unveiling of Massachusetts Pre-emption Line Marker hosted by the Chemung and Corning N.S.D.A.R. Chapters, November 17, 1933.ProgramA0404
Program - New York State Organization National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 55th Annual Conference, held at the Mark Twain Hotel, October 10-12, 1951.ProgramA0405
Program - New York State Organization National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 62nd Annual Conference held at the Arlington Hotel in Binghamton, October 1-3, 1958.ProgramA0406
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