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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 TitleJAK J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
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This folder contains newspaper articles and various papers about J. Arthur Kieffer and his family.Newspaper1333
This folder contains pamphlets from the Chemung County Historical Society and various historical locations in Chemung County, booklets from the County Officers Association, and a series of advertisements from the Elmira Wiper Company on cardstock with illustrations.Pamphlet1334
This folder contains 2005 "New York State Preservation Magazine" edition, the first volume of the "Elmira Gazette Monthly Illustrated Supplement" from 1873, and an image and description of Henry Ford.Magazine1401
This folder contains newspaper articles and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1932-1939.Newspaper1402
This folder contains newspaper articles and various records of the Chemung County Fair.Newspaper1403
This folder contains booklets, newspaper articles, and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1965-1969.Booklet1404
This folder contains images, correspondence, and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1956-1959.Image1405
This folder contains newspaper articles, correspondence and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1940-1945.Newspaper1406
This folder contains newspaper articles, booklets, and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1950-1955.Newspaper1407
This folder contains newspaper articles and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1971-1974.Newspaper1408
This folder contains booklets, newspaper articles, and various records of the Chemung County Fair from 1980-1985.Booklet1409
This folder contains maps of the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Map1501
This folder contains images and illustrations of the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Image1502
This folder contains drawn illustrations of the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Illustration1503
This folder contains handwritten notes, newspaper articles, and images of the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Notes1504
This folder contains maps of New York State canals, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Map1505
This folder contains a booklet of Volume 15 of "The Settler," a New York State writing tablet, images, and maps of the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Booklet1506
This folder contains maps of the Junction Canal, with an essay titled "Campaign" by J. Arthur Kieffer, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Map1507
This folder contains indentures of the properties comprising the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Indenture1508
This folder contains maps of the Junction Canal, documents from the 1830 gathering of the New York State Legislature Assembly commission of the Chemung Canal, and various illustrations of the canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Map1509
This folder contains old newspaper articles and handwritten notes about the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Newspaper1510
This folder contains maps of streets in Elmira relative to the Chemung Canal, different portions of the Chemung River, and history and data about the Junction Canal, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Map1511
This folder contains maps and descriptions of canals in New York State.Map1512
This folder contains essays on John W. Jones's involvement with the Junction Canal, and the Junction Canal's influence on the Underground Railroad.Essay1513
This folder contains an outline history of "Tioga and Bradford Counties in Pennsylvania, Chemung, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins and Schuyler Counties" written by the Gazette History in 1885, used for research of J. Arthur Kieffer's book about the Junction Canal.Newspaper1514
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