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Collection TitleMC 13 Banks/ Financial InstitutionsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:07/28/2008
Provenance:

The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals.   

Terms:Banks and banking; Bank notes; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Financial institutions; Money
Historical:

Bank of Chemung; Bank of Elmira Heights; CCSD Federal Credit Union; Chemung Canal Bank, 1833-1903; Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1903-present; Chemung Valley Bank; Chemung Valley Mutual Loan Association, 1875-1927; Chemung Valley Savings & Loan Association, 1927-?; Elmira Mechanics Society; Elmira Mechanics Savings Society; Elmira National Bank & Trust Company, 1929-1953; Elmira Savings Bank, 1890-present; Elmira Savings & Loan Association, 1923-present; Elmira Trust Company, 1902-1903; Horseheads Savings & Loan Association; Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York, 1953-1970; Mechanics Mutual Protection Society; Mechanics Savings Bank of Elmira 1836-1987; Merchants National Bank of Elmira; National Bank of Chemung; Second National Bank of Elmira, 1863-1929

Scope:The Banks/Financial Institutions collection includes bank notes and currency, foreign and domestic, ranging in date from 1844 to the 1940's; banking documents such as checks, account books and deposit slips ranging in date from the 1835 to the 1960's; and promotional material including booklets, mailings and complimentary calendars from local area banks dating from the 20th century. 
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1835-2001
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to banks, banking and finance including various forms of currency and documents from Chemung County banks. 



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Check for $20 from J.W. Greatsinger to Sam Neyman, April 17, 1890. Chemung Canal BankCheckB0307
Check for $200 from J.W. Greatsinger to J.B. Keeler, May 13, 1892. Chemung Canal BankCheckB0308
Check for $200 from J.W. Greatsinger to J.B. Keeler, November 21, 1892. Chemung Canal Bank.CheckB0309
Check for $32 from A.E. Car to J.M. Tillman, March 9, 1904. Chemung Canal Trust Company.CheckB0310
Check for $2.50 from Ross M. Lowell to J. Treat, May 20, 1920. Chemung Canal Trust Company.CheckB0311
Check for $39.49 from Ross M. Lowell to Atwater Bros., May 26, 1920. Chemung Canal Trust Company.CheckB0312
Check for $27.63 from Ross M. Lowell to the Second National Bank, May 29, 1920. Chemung Canal Trust Company. CheckB0313
Check for $150 from Ross M. Lowell made out to cash, June 5, 1920. Chemung Canal Trust Company.CheckB0314
Check for $180 from Ross M. Lowell to Elmira Savings Bank, June 11, 1920. Chemung Canal Trust Company. CheckB0315
A part of a Chemung Canal National Bank check for $54.95. CheckB0316
A part of a front of an envelope addressed to Chemung Canal National Bank. (2 pieces)EnvelopeB0401
A piece of the front of an envelope addressed to the Chemung Canal Bank from the First National Bank of Oil City, PA.EnvelopeB0402
The font of an envelope addressed to Chemugn Canal Bank from the National Mechanics' Banking Association.EnvelopeB0403
Front of an envelope addressed to the Chemung Canal Bank from Cauffman, Strouss & Co.EnvelopeB0404
Front of an envelope addressed to the Chemung Canal Bank from Phoenix National Bank of Hartford, Conn.EnvelopeB0405
Front of an envelope addressed to Chemung Canal National Bank from Western National Bank of Philadelphia.EnvelopeB0406
Front of an envelope addressed to the Chemung Canal Bank from Mercantile National Bank of New York.EnvelopeB0407
Front of envelope addressed to the Chemung Canal National Bank from the Mercurs Bank of Towanda, PA.EnvelopeB0408
Front of envelope addressed to the Chemung Canal Bank from the Pomeroy Bros. Banking House in Troy, PA.EnvelopeB0409
Front of an envelope addressed to John Arnot Jr., cashier of Chemung Canal Bank, from the Counting-House Monitor.EnvelopeB0410
Front of an envelope addressed to John Arnot Jr., cashier of Chemung Canal Bank, from the First National Bank of Bath, NY.EnvelopeB0411
Front of an envelope addressed to John Arnot Jr., cashier of Chemung Canal Bank, from the First National Bank of Towanda, PA.EnvelopeB0412
Front of an envelope addressed to John Arnot Jr., cashier of Chemung Canal Bank, from Genesee Valley National Bank.EnvelopeB0413
Front of an envelope addressed to John Arnot Jr., cashier of Chemung Canal Bank, from Shawmut National Bank of Boston.EnvelopeB0414
Front of an envelope addressed to John Arnot Jr., cashier of Chemung Canal Bank, from S. Speary & Co., Bankers of Jordan, NY.EnvelopeB0415
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