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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.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleMC 15 Billings Family PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:Fall 2006
Provenance:This collection is a series of donations made by the Billings family and member of this community.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThe Billings Family Papers contains letters, legal documents, invitations and other documents relating to the family.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Documents from Farmers and Mechanics' Bank demanding payment from David Billings.DocumentsA0823
Land Contract between David Billings and Elizabeth Curtis, July 1, 1884.DeedA0824
Letter from Edward to his sister, Oct. 31, 1864 on Provost Guard, Second Army Corps stationary.LetterA0825
Listing of people H. Elizabeth Wood knows.DocumentsA0826
Prayer card for the funeral services of Helen M (Mrs. Hosmer H) Billings, Park Church November 29, 1950.DocumentsA0827
Announcement regarding the retirement of Hosmer H. Billings, December 1914.DocumentsA0828
Part of an Article of Agreement between David and Lucy Billings and Oliver (?) and John M. Christie, April 23, 1868.DeedA0829
Letter from Edward to his brother December 12, 1863.LetterA0830
School project, Botany No. 2, E. B. Billings June 24, 1863.DocumentsA0831
School project by E. B. Billings at the old Academy on Church Street, April 4, 1862.DocumentsA0832
The Phrenological Characters of Edward B. Billings as given by Prof. O. S. Fowler at Elmira, April 25, 1861.DocumentsA0833
Certificate of Admission into the Senior Class April 9, 1860.CertificateA0834
Receipt of payment from David Billings to J. R Ward, February 1859.RecieptsA0835
The Will Of Rachel S. Billings signed July 24, 1860.WillA0836
Entries of Births, Deaths and Marriages from the Family Bible.DocumentsA0837
Information on Silas Billings.DocumentsA0838
Hand written information on the Billings family and the articles in the CCHS collection.DocumentsA0839
Solicitation of money for the erection of a Church in Gaines, PA, Tioga County, June 12, 1869.DocumentsA0840
Receipt of payment for Silas Billings, June 26, 1832.RecieptsA0901
Receipt of payment for Silas Billings for Roulett Township, 1834.RecieptsA0902
Receipt of payment for Silas Billings for Roulett Township Road Taxes, 1834.RecieptsA0903
Request for payment from Silas Billings, April 22, 1833.DocumentsA0904
Receipt of payment for Silas Billings for Roulett Township for road taxes, Sept. 10, 1833.RecieptsA0905
Receipt of payment for Silas Billings for Roulett Township county taxes, Feb. 23, 1832.RecieptsA0906
Letter from Mr. Lyman to Silas Billings, Feb. 21, 1836 regarding unsold goods.LetterA0907
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