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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.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitlePC Photograph CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByPat Wainwright, Kim Richards, Sue Rogan
Extent
AbstractInventory in Progress


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This folder contains:one color photo showing two men holding a small wooden box carved by a confederate prisoner at Elmira Prison Camp;11 small color photos showing a wooden drop leaf table(and details of it)made at the Elmira Prison Camp during the Civil War. Photographs05
This box contains the following images relating to Rorick's Glen Park: Rorick's Glen Theatre and Opera Company, 1905-1915; Rorick's Glen bridge; various amusements; pavillion, 1976.Photographs01
Box contains photographs relating: Brand Park, Clemens Square, Grove Street Park, Mark Twain Riverside Park, Wisner Park, Katy Leary Park, Watkins Glen, Coleman's Glen and other miscellaneous parks.Photographs02
This folder contains the following photographs of Grove Park: park with unidentified visitors, ca. 1910s; children's pageant, 1928; pavilion, 2004; pavilion fire, March 2010. Photographs0201
This folder contains the following images of Mark Twain - Riverfront Park: (12) park dedication, 1977; soaring statue, ca. 1980; fountain, 1994. Photographs0202
This folder contains photographs of the following parks and recreational areas: Coldbrook Park; Teal Park; Park Station; Jackson Creek; Oakridge Park; Patch Park; Washington Park playground; Katy Leary Park; Pulaski Park; Harris Hill; Newtown Creek; Maple Avenue Driving Park.Photographs0205
Box contains photographs relating to Eldridge Park.Photograph03A
Box contains photographs relating to Eldridge Park.Photographs03B
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: American LaFrance (1982), Antique Cars (1950s), Mark Twain Centennial (1954) and the 1895 Labor Day Demonstration.Photographs04AA
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parade: Wellsburg Memorial Day (1938), including Howard Crandall, Robert Page, Wilmont Welliver, Arthur Bowman.Photographs04AA
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parade: St. Patrick's Day (no year) including Mayor "Ed" Mooers, Mayor of Lake Street", and Ambrose McMahon.Photographs04AA
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parade: Bicentennial (1976), including Fire Chief Edward Hintz.Photographs04AA
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Mark Twain Parade (1954), Eileen Collins Float (no date), Sesquecentinnial (June 1986), Memorial Day (1977) and miscellaneous parades.Photographs04AB
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Southport (1982), Horseheads (1994), Bicentennial, Memorial Day (1974, 1976), Chemung Co. 125th Anniversary (1961), Elmira Heights - Veterans Recognition, Americal LaFrance (July 1982), and Elmira (August 1961).Photographs04AC
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Iszard's Christmas Parade (1972, 1975) and includes: Santa, Robert Stedge, David Robbins, Janelle Constantine & Candice DeGraw.Photographs04AD
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Iszard's Christmas Parade (1973, 1975, 1978) and includes: Bill & Bob Iszard, the Muppet Floats and other miscellaneous photographs.Photographs04AE
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Americanyation Association (July 4, 1919), Elmira (October 14, 1903), 30th Separate Company (July 22, 1892), and Elmira (1927.Photographs04BF
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Election Campaign for Lincoln and Johnson (1864) including Henry C. Hamilton (1848-1934) located on the back of the wagon.Photographs04BF
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: American Legion, Harry C. Bentley Post including: High School Band, Roscus Morse, Captain of National Guard.Photographs04BF
Folder contains photographs relating to the following Parades: Circus (1936, 1914, 1890s); a Parade in the snow (year unknown); Labor Day (1895); Salvation Army Band; Kalurah Temple down Main St. (1924); Military Parades (unknown years); Fireman's Convention (1904); Armistice Day (1925) with Asaph B. Hall leading; and the Spanish American War.Photographs04BG
Folder contains the following theatrical images: Aerialist - female on Roban rings, no date; Royal Comic Opera Co, 1909, F. E. Tripp owner & Manager, Williamsport, PA; Mark Twain Drama, 1987; William Perry; Clowns including Felix Adler, Emmett Kelly and Rince Paul; Vincent Price; George Reeve; John Bronfield; Corinne Calvert; Edward Everett Horton; Leslie Clute; Ilka Chase; Melwyn Douglas; Franchot Tone; Col. Jim Eskew of Waverly; Gene Autry; Hopalong Cassidy (Bill Boyd); Robert Bolger of Elmira; Pat O'Brien; Mayor Emory Strachen; J. Jolton (Red) Murray, Elmira Recreation Director; Blossom Seeley; Benny Fields.Photographs05AA
Cast of play on Founding of Methodist Church, Erin, NY and includes Lucille Rounds & Clark Wilcox.Photograph05AA
Folder contains the following theatrical images: Halloween Party photo from the Casper G. Decker Home including Alice Howe,& Mary Byrne; Elmira Opera House, case June 24 & 25, 1889.Photographs05AA
Folder contains the following theatrical images: The cast of Pirates of Pensance - F. J. Grey, G.L. Keer, C.T. ?, J. Gaultz, B. Haskins, A. Williams, V. Bancroft, F. Andrews, W. Lay, H. French, E.D. Holmes, M.M.P. Holmes, Anna Revels, Maty Horton, Cecelia Bosler, Bella Shaffer, Laura Yard, Lizzie Yard, Delia Rutherford, Anna Rutherford, Grace Ramsey, Jessica Cotton and Miss Turner.Photographs05AA
Folder contains the following theatrical images: Peggy Anne Garner; Burt Lahr; Dr. J. Ralph Murray of Elmira College; Helen Hayes; James Dunn in scene from Harvey; Ernford Andersen, artist; Gloria Swason; Elmira Opera/ Theatrical Company; Cast of Elmira Little Theatre's "What the Buttler Saw!", 2010; Miss Ella Wolcott's Shakespear Club at Park Church: Adelaide Hall, George Tommlinson, Mrs. Robert Hall, Edith Lucy Gilbert (Elmira College Student), Mary E. Bowman, Helen White (E.F.A. Student), Gertrude Field Secor (Mrs. Jabin), Nellie Mosher Tomlinson (Mrs. Frederick), and Banks Demarest (Mrs. Mark).Photographs05AA
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