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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 TitleMP Maps, Architectural Drawings, OversizedCreator
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This folder contains Highway Department maps of Chemung County showing major roadways for the following years: 1940, 1947, 1952, 1959, 1964 & 1971. Map01D-01F-01
This folder contains the following maps of Chemung County roadways by the County Department of Public Works: 1964, 1981 (with fire departments), 1985, 1989 & 1991 (with cemeteries). Maps01D-01F-02
Chemung County Highway Map by the Chemung County Planning Board, 1971. Map01D-01F-03
Rand McNally & Co.'s road map of Chemung County, ca. 1900. (2 copies) Map01D-01F-03
Road map of Chemung County by the Wm. A Munger Co., 1941. Map01D-01F-03
Clock-System Map of Chemung County for locating rural addresses, 1922. (with index)Map01D-01F-04
Chemung-Steuben County Line Survey by Weiler Associates surveyors, 1998. Map01D-01F-04
Compass System Map of Chemung County for locating rural addresses, 1938. Map01D-01F-04
Chemung County Soil Map by the U.S.D.A., 1932. Map01D-01F-04
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation map of Chemung County, NY, showing state forests and public fishing areas, 1967.Map01D-01F-04
This folder contains the following commercial and event maps of Elmira & vicinity: Village of Elmira & Fairgrounds (1850s); City of Elmira & Fairgrounds (1869); Map of Downtown Elmira for Knights Templar Conclave (1912); Elmira Shoppers Guide to the City of Elmira (1944); Elmira Bank & Trust Co. map of Elmira (1940s); Marine Midland Trust Co. map of Elmira (1950s); Advertising map of Elmira area (1950s); Chamber of Commerce map of Elmira area (1960s); Marine Midland Bank guide to Elmira area (1971); Chamber of Commerce tourist map of Elmira (1980s); Advertising map of Elmira area (1980s); Advertising map of Elmira & Horseheads (1999). Maps01D-01F-05
This folder contains maps of Elmira and vicinity by H.A. Manning Co. for the following years: 1931, 1935, 1941, 1947 & 1968. Maps01D-01F-06
This folder contains the following maps of the City of Elmira's election wards and districts, ca. 1930: 1st Ward, districts 1-4; 2nd Ward, districts 1-4; 3rd Ward, districts 1-4; 4th Ward, districts 1, 2, 4 & 5; 5th Ward, districts 1-5; 6th Ward, districts 1 & 2; 7th Ward, districts 1-5; 8th ward, districts 1-3; 9th Ward, districts 1-3; 10th ward, districts 1, 2 & 4; 11th Ward, all districts; 12th Ward, all districts.Maps01D-01F-07
This folder contains the following maps of the City of Elmira: Building Zone Map of the City of Elmira (1929); City Engineers’ Map of Elmira (1930s) Eastern portion of City of Elmira(1930, revised 1952); City of Elmira (ca. 1970); City of Elmira (1997); 2-Elmira’s Southside (ca. 1950s). Maps01D-01F-08
This folder contains birds-eye views of Elmira for the following years: 1873 (1977 reproduction), 1882 & 1901. Lithographic Prints01D-01F-09
Lithographic print of the Village of Elmira from East Hill, 1862. Lithographic Print01D-01F-10
This folder contains the following maps of the Town of Elmira: Placement of water pipes & hydrants in West Elmira (1924); West Elmira (ca. 1950s); Town of Elmira Fire District #1, West Elmira (ca. 1970s). Maps01D-01F-10
This folder contains the following maps of the Village of Elmira: Village of Elmira (1850, copied 1892); Village of Elmira with details of Clinton Island (ca. 1850). Maps01D-01F-10
This folder contains the following maps of Elmira Heights: Elmira Industrial Association grounds (1892-3); Village of Elmira Heights (1963); Village of Elmira Heights (undated).Maps01D-01F-11
This folder contains the following maps of Horseheads: Village of Horseheads (1856); Town of Horseheads zoning maps (1951); Village of Horseheads (1955); Department of Transportation map showing alterations to Route 13 through Horseheads to accommodate the Sullivanville Dam (1985).Maps01D-01F-12
This folder contains the following maps of Chemung County Towns & Villages: Town of Big Flats roads & highways (1987); Town of Catlin (ca. 1830); Town of Catlin showing points of historical interest (1940); Town of Erin showing points of historical interest (1951); Village of Millport in the Town of Veteran (1904); Village of Wellsburg in the town of Ashland (1915). Maps01D-01F-13
Horseheads Quadrangle, United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Topographic, 1953Map01D-02F-02
Village of Chemung, Elmira Water, Light, and R.R. Co., July, 1914Map01D-02F-04
Town of Chemung, 1791Map01D-02F-04
Village of Chemung, Elmira Water, Light, and R.R. Co., July, 1914Map01D-02F-04
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