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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 03 War CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:11/2006
Provenance:The War Collection is a collection was donated to the Booth Library by a number of donors and purchases made by the Chemung County Historical Society
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1779-Present
AbstractThe War Collection contains, letters, field manuals, and other documents relating to the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam to the present-day.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter - to George McCann, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, regarding investigation of war relief efforts, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0814
Booklet - The Aftermath of the War, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, circa 1918-1920.BookletC0814
Booklet - Year Book, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918.BookletC0815
Records - Annual Report of the Work in France of th French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, Inc., New York NY, January 1919.RecordsC0816
Booklet - The National Allied Relief Committee, The French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.BookletC0817
Correspondence - to Judge George McCann from Frank Inksater about an appeal for funds, Elmira NY, 1918, enclosed is a letter from French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, a pledge card, envelop and booklet.CorrespondenceC0818
Newsletter - Heroes of France, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918. Includes letter to Benjamin Levy that accompanied newsletter.NewsletterC0819
Newsletter - Heroes of France, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918. Includes letter to George McCann which accompanied newsletter.NewsletterC0821
Booklet - Saving the Children of France, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918. Includes letter to George McCann that accompanied booklet.BookletC0821
Booklet - Saving the Children of France, The French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918. Includes letter to Benjamin F. Levy that accompanied booklet.BookletC0823
Booklet- Bulletin of Information, The French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, Inc. and The National Allied Relief Committee, New York NY, 1918. Includes letter to George McCann that accompanied bulletin.BookletC0824
Manuscript - about the French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund and their fundraising efforts, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.ManuscriptC0825
Letter - Letters in French, from women in France thanking people for donating money to the Fatherless Children of France Fund, includes 13 letters, 2 envelopes and 2 postcards, 1918.LetterC0901
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from Albert Cornwell, The Park Church minister, regarding the Fatherless Children of France Fund, Elmira NY, 1919.LetterC0902
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from Frank Inksater, asking that the War Chest donate money to the French Tubercular Children, Elmira NY, 1919.LetterC0903
Letter - First page of a letter to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from the Fatherless Children of France Fund, regarding their methods for distributing funds, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0904
Letter - to the president of The Fatherless Children of France, from the General Commissioner of the Affaris of War, congratualting the Fatherless Children for excellent work, France, 1919.LetterC0905
Letter - to M.Y. Smith, Second National Bank, from Albert Cornwell, Chairman Elmira Committee of the Fatherless Children of France, expressing gratitude for a large donation, Elmira NY, 1918.LetterC0906
Correspondence - to M.Y. Smith, Second National Bank, from Albert Cornwell, Fatherless Children of France Elmira Committee, saying that a receipt for Smith's donation is enclosed, Elmira NY, 1919.CorrespondenceC0907
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from Albert Cornwell, Fatherless Children of France Elmira Committee, regarding future fund raising efforts, Elmira NY, 1918.LetterC0908
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from Mildred Fowler, The Fatherless Children of France, thanking him for his contribution to the fund, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0909
Letter - to Milton Y. Smith, Chemung County War Chest, from Mildred Fowler, Fatherless Children of France, thanking him for theWar Chests donation and discussing future fund raising, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0910
Records - General Information regrading The Fatherless Children of France, describing the objectives and methods of the organization, New York NY, 1918.RecordsC0911
Newsletter - Bulletin of the Fatherles Children of France, published by the National Executive Committee, New York NY, 1918.NewsletterC0912
Records - List of children helped by the organization's donations, Fatherless Children of France, New York NY, circa 1918-1919, 17 pages.RecordsC0913
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