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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 TitleTB Tom Byrne CollectionCreator
Processed ByHope Levy
Notes:This collection is located in the Chemung County Historian's Office.  All items in it are the property of the Chemung County Historian.
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This folder contains newspaper articles and typed notes about the police force in Chemung County.Newspaper1925
This folder contains a typed note about parking lots and the Midtown Plaza.Note1926
This folder contains essays, correspondence, newspaper articles, and various papers about local parks in Chemung County, including Eldridge Park, Wisner Park, and the Watkins Glen Gorge. Essay1927
This folder contains an essay and handwritten notes about an Orphans Home in Elmira in 1908 by Tom Byrne.Essay1928
This folder contains maps from various places in Chemung County and surrounding areas, including Cooperstown, Cowanesque Lake, Tioga-Hammond Lakes, Pennsylvania Rotary map, New York Rotary map, multiple travel guides, the Elmira College Campus, a historical perspective of the pre-emption lines, Athens, Yates County, Old Tioga, and topographic maps of geological surveys in New York.Maps1929
This folder contains newspaper articles about the redevelopment of Elmira.Newspaper228
This folder contains a book, correspondence, articles and essays about and by Eugene Zimmerman and the Zim Center.Book2001
This folder contains an essay, newspaper articles, and notes about the YMCA and YWCA of Chemung CountyEssay2002
This folder contains newspaper articles, photographs, and various papers about the Williamson family, who resided in Chemung County.Articles2003
This folder contains newspaper articles, handwritten notes, and typed notes about the history of West Elmira.Article2004
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Watkins Glen Road Races.Newspaper2005
This folder contains essays, handwritten notes, maps, newspaper articles, and various papers about World War II and the effect in Chemung County.Essay2006
This folder contains essays, handwritten notes, booklets, photographs, newspaper articles, and various papers about World War I and the effect in Chemung County.Essay2007
This folder contains a booklet of handwritten "Village Vignettes" written by Tom Byrne in 1969.Booklet2008
This folder contains a newspaper article about the Voorhees family's car crash and Mrs. Voorhees' death.Newspaper2009
This folder contains newspaper articles, booklets, essays, and magazines about the Vietnam War and the effect on Chemung County.Newspaper2010
This folder contains newspaper articles and essays about the Underground Railroad in Chemung County.Article2011
This folder contains a newspaper article and typed notes about truck companies in Chemung County.Newspaper2012
This folder contains the essay "Reflections from Trolleycar Days in Elmira" by James Sheehe, notes, booklets, photographs, and newspaper articles about the trolley in Elmira.Essay2013
This folder contains typed notes on travel agencies in Chemung County.Notes2014
This folder contains newspaper articles, notes, maps, booklets, and various papers about the roads, bridges, and transportation in Chemung County.Newspaper2015
This folder contains a book titled "Echoes from the Stage" by Robert Louis Lyon, newspaper articles, pamphlets, and various papers about theaters in Chemung County.Book2016
This folder contains typed notes about the effect of TV and radio in Chemung County.Notes2017
This folder contains newspaper articles, photographs, booklets, and correspondence about the streets and neighborhood of Elmira.Newspaper2018
This folder contains a booklet titled "Strathmont Museum: A Challenge to Action."Booklet2019
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