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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 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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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter - copy of letter to Fraternite Franco Americaine from Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, saying that all their funds had been distributed and the organization had disbanded, Elmira NY, 1922.LetterC1026
Letter - to Benjamin Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco-Americaine, expressing gratitude for his contribution to one child's family, Paris, France, circa 1922.LetterC1027
Letter - to Benjamin Levy, Cheming County War Chest, from J.A. Seligmann-Lui, Fraternite Franco-Americaine, expressing gratitude for the assistance he provided for one family, Paris, France, circa 1922.LetterC1028
Letter - to George McCann, Chemung County War Chest, from Charles Hoffman, American Yugo-Slav Relief, asking for funds to be donated, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1101
Bulletin - American Yugo-Slav Relief, giving news from the Mr. Herbert Hoover Food Adminstrator about conditions in Yugo-Slavia, New York NY, 1919.BulletinC1102
Letter - to Chemung County War Chest, from Lillian Ellis, American Yugo-Slav Relief, reminding them of their appeal for funds, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1103
Records - Auditor's Stament- December 16, 1918 to April 30, 1919, American Yugo-Slav Relief, New York NY, 1919.RecordsC1104
Letter - to Elmira War Chest from Elena Rice, American Yugo-Slav Relief, regarding distribution of funds, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1105
Booklet - American Yugo-Slav Relief (For Serbs, Croats and Slovenes), New York NY, 1919.BookletC1106
Letter - to President, Elmira War Chest, from Elena Rice, American Yugo-Slav Relief, regarding relief efforts for Yugo-Slavian children, New York NY, 1919. Includes pledge card and records funds recieved.LetterC1107
Records - Auditor's Statement - December 16, 1918, to April 30, 1919, American Yugo-Slav Relief, New York NY, 1919.RecordsC1108
Check - from Mildred H. Scharf, pay to the order of Near East Relief, Elmira NY, 1924.CheckC1201
Booklet - An Appeal for Allies Who Are Still Fighting Our Battles, The Roumanian Relief Committee of America, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.BookletC1202
Booklet - Roumania Next: Roumania and Belgium are Sisters in Misery, The Roumanian Relief Committee of America, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.BookletC1203
Letter - to Elmira War Chest from G. Negulescu, Roumanian Relief Committee of America, asking for a donation, New York NY, 1918.LetterC1204
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from T. Tileston Wells, Roumanian Relief Committee of America, regarding relief efforts, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1205
Letter - to Chemung County War Chest, from T. Tileston Wells, Roumanian Relief Committee of America, regarding relief efforts, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1207
Letter - to Chemung County War Chest, from T. Tileston Wells, Roumanian Relief Committee of America, regarding distribution of funds, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1208
Letter - to Chemung County War Chest, from T. Tileston Wells, Roumanian Relief Committee of America, regarding relief efforts for Roumania, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1208
Letter - to Chemung County War Chest, from T. Tileston Wells, Roumanian Relief Committee of America, regarding relief efforts for Roumania, New York NY, 1919.LetterC1209
Booklet - Lace Committee, The Commission for Relief in Belgium, New York NY, 1918.BookletC1301
Booklet - Orphanages and Anti-Tuberculosis League, Commission for Relief in Belgium, New York NY, 1918.BookletC1302
Booklet - War Orphans, The Commission for Relief in Belgium, New York NY, 1918.BookletC1303
Booklet - Debilitated Children, The Commission for Relief in Belgium, New York NY, 1918.BookletC1304
Booklet - Confidential Aid, The Commission for Relief in Belgium, New York NY, 1918.BookletC1305
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