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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 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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Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco Americaine, regarding relief efforts for French children, Paris, France, 1922.LetterC1001
Booklet - Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Through "the Fatherless Children of France Inc," New York NY, 1920.BookletC1002
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, translation of a report on Marie Boude, a child being helped by the Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1003
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Theophile Bouvet, a child recieving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1004
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Henri Luzineau, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1005
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, discussing the situation of Albert Signoud, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1006
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Albertine Boscher, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1007
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Lesourd Gilbert, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1921.CorrespondenceC1008
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Suzanne Bonnefoy, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1009
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Jean Arnaud, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1010
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Bernadette Bourgeois, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1011
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Georgette Dohigny, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1012
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Leon Ginesty, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1013
Handbill - Fraternite Franco-Americaine, describing the methods of collecting and distributing funds, Paris, France, 1922.HandbillC1014
Records - Fraternite Franco-American, for Alice Deymes, a child being sponsored by Chemung County War Chest, Paris, France, 1921.RecordsC1015
Records - Fraternite Franco-Americaine, for Jeanne Borde, a child sponsored by Chemung County War Chest, Paris, France, 1921.RecordsC1016
Records - Fraternite Franco-Americaine, for Maurice Leheron, a child sponsored by Chemung County War Chest, Paris, France, 1921.RecordsC1017
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Simone Bouvet, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1018
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Marie-Louise Boulet, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1019
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Anne Marie Darrien, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1020
Correspondence - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, describing the situation of Leonie Boscher, a child receiving aid from Fraternite Franco-Americaine, Paris, France, 1922.CorrespondenceC1021
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco-Americaine, regarding French children needing aid, Paris, France, 1922.LetterC1022
Letter - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco-Americaine, giving thanks for a donation, Paris France, 1922.LetterC1023
Letter - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco-Americaine, expressing gratitude for all their help, Paris, France, 1921.LetterC1024
Letter - Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco-Americaine, thanking them for helping the children of France, Paris, France, 1921. LetterC1025
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