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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.

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Collection TitleSL SlidesCreatorBooth Library
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These 5 slides are of the exterior and interior views of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in March 1987.SlidesD1Churches24
This slides are of the following churches: 18 interior views of the Holy Trinty Russian Orthodox before torn down in March 1987; 1988 exterior of Mount Saviour Monastery.SlidesD1Churches25
These slides are of the Trinty Episcopal Church, Elmira: 1899 drawing (2); interior of altar with choir and altar boys; Rev. Andrew Hull; exterior c 1900 (2); muntage of 3 photos; 4 interior views; c 1900 map of location of church; muntage of 5 photos; 1986, 5 exterior views. SlidesD1Churches26
These slides are of the following churches: 1986, 2 long distance views of the Trinty Episcopal Church steeple; c 1900 map of the location of the Park Church (2); Park Church, c 1860 with insert of Rev. Beecher (3); 1872, Park Church; Park Church montage, 1878-1910 (2); Mark Twain; 1893 interior with people of the Park Church; Park Church with statue of Beecher, c 1960 (2); 1889 interior of Park Church; c 1910 Park Church exterior.SlidesD1Churches27
These slides are of 19 interior views of Park Church. SlidesD1Churches28
These slides are of the following churches: 1996 interior of St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox; 1940 drawing of Our Lady of Lourdes; 1944 altar, Our Lady of Lourdes; montage of Our Lady of Lourdes, 1950-1984; Our Lady of Lourdes interior of aisle to altar, 1974; Father Leo Schwab, Our Lady of Lourdes; 10 exterior views including the 1940 corner stone of Our Lady of Lourdes.SlidesD1Churches29
These slides are of the Lady of Lourdes Church: 4 exterior views; 1986, 9 interior views; 2 of statue of Joseph; 4 paintings and statues of Our Lady of Lourdes. SlidesD1Churches30
These slides are of the following churches: 1986, 1st Presbyterian (1967) of Elmira, exterior view; 1986 1st Presbyterian, 14 interior views of stain glass windows, scantuary, altar, baptismal font; Centenary United Methodist early 1900's (torn down in 2008), 2 exterior views; c 1900 montage of Centenary Methodist.SlidesD1Churches31
These slides are of St. Pius Catholic Church, Van Etten, NY plus slides of some of Van Etten buildings: 1986, Gerry Hicks of St. Pius at CCHS (5); 9 exterior views of the church; 1986, 5 slides of downtown Van Etten, 1st one is of the former barber shop; the big white building on the corner of NY route 34 south was orginally called The Tumble Inn. SlidesD1Churches32
These are slides of Van Etten buildings and of Mt. Saviour Monastery, Elmira: 1986, 1st buildings of a small grocery store, Tioga Savings Bank tucked in next to it, and the former barber shop; 1986, clock tower holding clock that use to be on top of Banfield's store, building with restaurant, and old Post Office; 1951 Mt. Saviour house; 1951 Monastery barn yard; 1951 Monastery Brothers with cow and dog; Monastery montage 1952-59; Monastery montage 1956-1961; Monastery montage 1962-69; Monastery montage 1969-72; Monastery montage 1955-61; Monastery montage 1967-76; 1976 Monastery brochure; 1953 showing Brothers and congregation at a mass; 1955 Mt Saviour Monastery Chapel; Monastery montage 1960-70; Monastery Chapel.SlidesD1Churches33
These slides are of the Mt. Saviour Monastery, and Synagogues: 2 exterior views of the MT. Saviour Monastery Chapel; 2 maps of eastside of Elmira, location of Jewish Synagogues; 1962 exterior of B'nai Israel; 1986, 3 interior of B'nai Israel; Col. Sanford Barcus, Temple B'nai; c 1900 map showing Shomray Hadath Temple on Sullivan St.; Leo E. Considine newspaper photo death notice; exterior showing the Torah scroll on building, 1986. SlidesD1Churches34
These slides are of the following synagogues and churches: 1986, 9 interior views of Shomray Hadath; eastside of Elmira, 1909 Atlas; Seymour Hornfeld of Shomray Hadath; c 1900 map eastside Elmira showing synagogues; 1986, 2 exteriors of First Baptist of Horseheads. SlidesD1Churches35
These slides are of First Baptist Church, 1890: c 1900 map showing location of the church (2); 1892 interior view (2); c 1900 exterior view (2); 1892 program; 1913 exterior; 1905 program; 1964 redication program (2); 1973 choir; c 1975 interior; 150th Anniversary Banquet program, 1979; 1979 muntage on cover of Anniversary book, 1979; 1986 interior; 1986 exterior.SlidesD1Churches36
These slides are of the interior of the First Baptist Church in 1986. One slide is one of the outside portals.SlidesD1Churches37
These slides are of the interior of the First Baptist Church in 1986. One slide is one of the outside portals.SlidesD1Churches37
These slides are of the interior of the First Baptist Church in 1986. One slide is one of the outside portals.SlidesD1Churches37
These are slides of the following churches: 8 slides of the interior of First Baptist, 1986; old barn used by Big Flats Baptist; Breesport Baptist, 1885; Breesport Baptist interior before 1920; 1967, Breesport Baptist Anniversary program; Breesport Baptist 2 views; Breesport Baptist, montage of exterior; 1975 program of (new)Breesport Baptist; Breesport Baptist directory, 1978 with old church pictured; 1931 Chemung Baptist program.SlidesD1Churches38
These slides are of churches: Millport Baptist 1908; Van Etten, 1908; Elmwood Avenue Baptist, historical sketch; Elmwood Avenue Baptist; montage Breesport Baptist (3); Franklin St. Presbyterian; Westminster Presbyterian, 1966 drawing; First Presbyterian, Horseheads, c 1900, c 1940 choir and interior, 150th Anniversary program, 1982, 1986 exterior views (4). SlidesD1Churches39
These slides are of churches: Millport Baptist 1908; Van Etten, 1908; Elmwood Avenue Baptist, historical sketch; Elmwood Avenue Baptist; montage Breesport Baptist (3); Franklin St. Presbyterian; Westminster Presbyterian, 1966 drawing; First Presbyterian, Horseheads, c 1900, c 1940 choir and interior, 150th Anniversary program, 1982, 1986 exterior views (4). SlidesD1Churches40
These slides are of the following churches: 1884 newspaper article with a photo of Centenary Methodist; 1986, 2 exterior views of Centenary Methodist (north view, and front door view); exterior of Pennsylvania Ave. Methodist (2); Pennsylvania Methodist parsonage, 1986; Riverside Methodist, c 1900; 75th Annivserary Program for Riverside Methodist, 1986; Riverside Methodist, drawing of orginal building; 1968, exterior views of Riverside Methodist (2); 1968; exterior views of Oakwood Methodist, Elmira Heights (2); St. John's Methodist, 1983 exterior and 1966 interior; map showing location of 1st Methodist, Horseheads; 1986 exterior of 1st Methodist, Horseheads (3).SlidesD1Churches41
These slides are of the following churches:5 exterior shots of 1st Methodist, Horseheads; montage of Riverside, Westside, and Oakwood Methodist (3); First Methodist, Elmira, c 1880 (built 1871); First Methodist drawing, c 1800; map showing location of 1st Methodist, Elmira; 1st Methodist, c 1880; 1st Methodist, c 1910 (2); 1st Methodist Collage--1919 program, 1965 photo, 1972 razing of building; 1st Methodist razing, 1972; 1st Methodist 1907 program; 1st Methodist 1943 program. SlidesD1Churches42
These slides are of the following churches: 1st Methodist, Elmira, 1919 program and 1970 photo (3); Hedding Methodist,1870; Old Hedding Church 1900; 1924 Hedding Methodist Men's Group; 1896 map showing location of Hedding Methodist, and Holy Trinity; c 1960, 2 different views of interior of Hedding Methodist; Christ United Methodist congregation (2); Hedding Methodist exterior, 1986 (3); St. Mathews Episcopal interior, c 1975; St. Mathews Episcopal exterior, 1986 (2).SlidesD1Churches43
These slides are of the following churches: St. Mathews Episcopal, 1986; St. John's Episcopal, 1986; Christ Episcopal, Wellsburg, 1986; Big Flats Episcopal, c 1910; St. Thomas Mission, and The Tumble Inn (The Hotel)a large white building, Van Etten, c 1900; Grace Episcopal, 1911; Grace Episcopal Acolytes, 1914; Grace Episcopal, c 1920; Grace Episcopal, interior, c 1910; 1904 map with location of Grace Episcopal; Grace Episcopal, 1986 exterior (6).SlidesD1Churches44
These slides are of Grace Episcopal Church: 7 exterior views, 1986; 10 interior views, 1986; 1 interior view for 1973.SlidesD1Churches45
These slides are of the following churches: 1986 interior detail of the Grace Episcopal; 1896 exterior of Holy Trinity; 1898 Bethany Lutheran; 1929 drawing of Bethany Lutheran; 1931 Bethany Lutheran Dedication Program; c 1900 map, location of Bethany Lutheran; 11 exterior views of Bethany Lutheran, 1986.SlidesD1Churches46
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