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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 TitleCL 159 Lillian Bystrom Scrapbook CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:September 2016
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Diana Rackley in 2016.
Terms:Concerts; Elmira (N.Y.); Elmira Symphony Orchestra; Elmira Symphony Orchestra & Choral Society
Historical:

Lillian Bystrom of Elmira was a violinist with the Elmira Symphony Orchestra. She began her music career in the 1920s playing in the Elmira Free Academy orchestra, as well as various private recitals. She was an avid theater-goer. She died in 1988.

Scope:

The Lillian Bystrom Scrapbook Collection contains two scrapbooks of materials related to local music and theatrical performances from 1923 to 1932, and 1963 to 1967.

Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1919-1967
AbstractThis collection contains Lillian Bystrom’s scrapbooks on local arts activities.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society presents Bach's Christmas Oratorio at Elmira Free Academy, December 4, 1966.Program011318
Newspaper clippings about the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, 1966.Newspaper Clippings011319
Program - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25, 1967.Program011320
Program - Order of Services during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Horseheads, January 23, 1967.Program011321
Program - Order of Services during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church, January 24, 1967.Program011322
Handbill - World Day of Prayer, February 10, 1967.Handbill011323
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society concert at Elmira Free Academy, March 4, 1967. Program011324
Program - Elmira Symphony & Choral Society and Tri-Cities Opera present The Barber of Seville at Notre Dame High School, April 1, 1967.Program011325
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