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Manuscript Library

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 TitleMC 86 PeopleCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractInventory in progress - new donations


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Letter to George Farnham from Diven, Hathaway and Woods dated August 25, 1854.LetterA0101
Letter to George Farnham from Mott & Murray, Counsellors at Law dated October 10, 1854.LetterA0102
Letter to George Farnham from Nathan Reynolds dated May 30, 1854.LetterA0103
Letter to George Farnham from John (last name illegible) dated July 12, 1855.LetterA0104
Envelope addressed to George Farnham.EnvelopeA0105
Letter from William Cooper to Frederick W. Falck, Mary Theressa Frazier and Katrina Falk Schroeder dated March 11, 1952 regarding the genealogy of the McQuhae Family.LetterA0201
Genealogy - The McQuhaes and the Falcks, Thanksgiving - The Family Day, 1951.DocumentA0202
Folder contains 23 miscellaneous pen and ink drawings.DocumentsA03
Eigth (8th) Grade graduation certificate for Maude Redder, June 14-18, 1909.CertificateA0401
Maude Redder Scrapbook, 1910-1916. Includes newspaper clippings, photographs and greeting cards.ScrapbookA0402
Redder Family Scrapbook, 1940-1950. Includes newspaper clippings, obituaries and marriage announcements for the Redder, Murphy, Stevens, Stowell, Sullivan and Collins families as well as community news and greeting cards.ScrapbookA0403
Essay - For and Against Capital Punishment by Seager S. Todd, read before the Big Flats Literary Society, February 8, 1884. (2 versions)ManuscriptA0501
Essay - What Shall We Read? by Seager S. Todd, read before the Big Flats Literary Society, March 1884. (multiple versions)ManuscriptA0502
Essay - Republicanism by Seager S. Todd, ca. 1880s. (2 versions)ManuscriptA0503
Essay - Empress Josephine of France by Seager S. Todd, ca. 1880s.ManuscriptA0504
Essay - The Jew in History by Seager S. Todd, Cook Academy graduation speech, 1880. (2 versions)ManuscriptA0505
Essay - All Fools Day by Seager S. Todd, ca. 1880s.ManuscriptA0506
Essay - Queen Elizabeth by Seager S. Todd, Cook Academy student essay, ca. 1880.ManuscriptA0507
Essay - Causes of the American Revolution by Seager S. Todd, ca. 1880s.ManuscriptA0508
Essay - The Boys, Class of 1829 30th Reunion speech. ManuscriptA0509
Essay - Upon the Election of President Grover Cleveland by Seager S. Todd, 1885. ManuscriptA0510
Essay - Hewn Stone by Seager S. Todd, read before the Alpine Society, ca. 1880s. ManuscriptA0511
Essay - Shall We Travel at Home or Abroad, by Seager S. Todd, ca. 1880s.ManuscriptA0512
Essay - Cause and Effect by Seager S. Todd, ca. 1880s. ManuscriptA0513
Essay - The Future of Agriculture, lecture by Amy M. Todd, ca. 1900.ManuscriptA0514
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