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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.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

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Collection TitleMC 16 Diaries - PeopleCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByLee Kiesling
Date Completed:Fall 2006
Date Updated:July 26, 2007
Extent2 linear feet
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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Notebook - Elizabeth Bancroft, Elmira, 1831-1836. Includes poetry and quotes by Bancroft and her friends. NotebookA01
Baby Book - George Lewis Raupers III, born June 9, 1917. Book includes information about his birth, family and various 'firsts'.BookA02
Diary & Scrapbook - Jane Waldo, student, Elmira, 1920-1924. Includes descriptions of various events along with programs, photos, tickets and misc. mementos from them. DiaryA03
Diary - Mrs. John T. Connelly, housewife, Elmira, 1927. Mostly includes contact information for friends. DiaryA04
Baby Book - Leon Daggett White, born January 16, 1913. Includes information about his birth, family and various 'firsts,' as well as family photos, 1913-1930.DiaryA05
Diary - Frederick Jackson, abolitionist, Elmira, 1839. (includes transcript)DiaryA06
Ledger - Florence Farr personal expenses, November 1973-December 1976. LedgerA08
Diary - Unidentifed railroad worker, 1896. Describes working on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railroad including train schedules and conditions. DiaryA08
Diary - Arthur H. Wood, Horseheads, 1922-1936. Detailed record of deaths, births and general events in Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Big Flats and western Chemung County. Index in the back. DiaryB01
Diary - Arthur H. Wood, Horseheads, 1936-1943. Detailed record of deaths, births and general events in Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Big Flats and western Chemung County. DiaryB02
Diary - Arthur H. Wood, Horseheads, 1943-1947. Detailed record of deaths, births and general events in Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Big Flats and western Chemung County. Index in the back. DiaryB03
Diary - Arthur H. Wood, Horseheads, 1947-1949. Detailed record of deaths, births and general events in Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Big Flats and western Chemung County. Index in the back. DiaryB04
Diary - Arthur H. Wood, Horseheads, 1949-1950. Detailed record of deaths, births and general events in Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Big Flats and western Chemung County. Index in the back. DiaryB05
Diary - Arthur H. Wood, Horseheads, 195-1951. Detailed record of deaths, births and general events in Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Big Flats and western Chemung County. Index in the back. DiaryB06
Money Book - Fred L. Bush, Pine City, 1919. LedgerC01
Diary - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1913. DiaryC02
Diary - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1914. DiaryC03
Diary - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1915. DiaryC04
Diary - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1916. DiaryC05
Diray - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1917. DiaryC06
Diary - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1918.DiaryC07
Diary - Fred L. Bush, railroad worker, Pine City, 1919.DiaryC08
Diary - Effie M. Forsythe, housewife, Elmira, 1927.DiaryC09
Diary - Effie M. Forsythe, housewife, Elmira, 1933.DiaryC10
Letter - To Effie Forsythe from her daughter, October 6, 1901. Inserted in 1935 diary.LetterC11
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