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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 19 ReligionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCalvin Brewer; Caitlin Kenney
Date Completed:Summer 2006
Date Updated:Spring 2010
Provenance:The Religion Collection is a series of donations made by the community.
Terms:

 1st Presbyterian;  2nd Presbyterian;  Adventists; AME Zion;  Baptist; Beecher, Thomas;    Bentley, Richard;  Bethel Church;  Big Flats Episcopal;  Big Flats Presbyterian;  B'nai Israel;  Breesport Baptist;  Breesport Methodist Episcopal Church;  Catholic;  Cavalry Church;  Centenary M.E. Church;  Centenary Methodist;  Centenary United Methodist; Central Christian Church;  Century Church;  Chancel of Trinity Church;  Chemung Methodist Episcopal Church;  Christ Episcopal; Christian Endeavor Society; Christian Science;  Churches;  Congregation Shomray Hadath;  Dexter, E. W.;  Dundee Methodist Episcopal;  Elmira Baptist;  Episcopal;  Erin Methodist Episcopal;  Faith Temple;  First Baptist;  First Church of the Nazarene;  First Methodist;  First United Church of Christ;  Franklin Street Presbyterian;  German Evangelical;  Grace Church;  Hedding Methodist;  Henry, Rev. William T.;  Holy Trinity Lutheran;  Horseheads Methodist;  Horseheads Presbyterian;  Jewish;  Lake Street Presbyterian;  Lowman Church;  Lutheran;  Methodist;  Mormons;  Mount Saviour Benedictine Monastery;  Murdoch, David;  North Presbyterian;  Northside Community;  Notre Dame;  Oakwood Avenue Methodist Episcopal;  Oneida Community;  Our Lady of Lourdes;  Park Church;  Pentecostal;  Presbyterian;  Religion;  Riverside Methodist;  Russian Orthodox Church;  South Presbyterian;  St. Anthony's;  St. Casimir's;  St. Charles Borromeo;  St. John the Baptist;  St. Mary's;  St. Matthew's;  St. Nickolas;  St. Patrick's;  St. Peter & Paul;  St. Vincent De Paul;  St. Nicholas Ukrainian;  Stough Evangelistic Campaign;  Sullivanville Church;  Trinity Church;  United Methodist - Catlin;  Van Etten Churches;  Webb Mills Methodist;  Wellsburg Baptist;  Westminster Presbyterian;  Westside Methodist.

Notes:More information can be found in the following collections:  Alfred "Chick" Hilbert Files (CF 6100 - 6135); Archival Collection (Cl 05 - Mabel Wood Collection, CL 08 - J. Arthur Kieffer Collection, CL 12 - Carl Edward Howell Collection, CL 20 - Hardin Collection, CL 37 - Temple B'Nai Israel); Clark Wilcox Papers (CWP 1, 2, 18, 25, 26, 30, 36); Flat Files (FF); Manuscript Collection (MC 39 - Communications, MC 40 - Thomas Beecher/ Beecher Family, MC 74 - People, MC 82 - People); Maps, Architectural Drawings, Oversized (MP); Photograph Collection (PC 20, 37, 38, 39, 74); Postcard Collection (PTC); Stereographic Cards (SC 4), Subject Files (VF 380-010 - 380-225).
Extent3 linear feet
Date Span1870-present
AbstractThe Religion Collection contains church brochures, programs, histories and other documents relating to the various churches located in Elmira and Chemung County.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Pamphlet - Spring Garden Tour and Ice Cream Social, Grace Church, June 11, 1994.PamphletC1016
Report - 1995 Budget, Grace Church, December 31, 1994.ReportC1017
Pamphlet - The history, architecture, and directions; Grace Church, circa. 1998-2002.PamphletC1018
Program - "Passion Tide", Grace Church, March 23-29, 1891.ProgramC1101
Program - "The Weekly Message", Grace Church, March 6, 1932.ProgramC1102
Program - "The Weekly Message", Grace Church, March 13, 1932.ProgramC1103
Program - "The Weekly Message", Grace Church, March 6, 1938.ProgramC1104
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: February 17, November 1, November 22, November 26, December 24, 1987.ProgramC1105
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: March 27, March 31, April 1, April 3, May 29, November 6, December 24, 1989.ProgramC1106
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: March 23, March 25, April 23, May 4, November 1, November 23, December 24, 1989.ProgramC1107
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: March 2, March 26, April 8, April 12, April 13, April 15, April 29, May 6, May 24, June 3, August 15, September 14, September 29, November 1, November 4, 1990.ProgramC1108
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: January 6, February 2, February 13, March 24, March 28, March 29, May 9, September 8, September 30, November 1, November 3, December 25, 1991.ProgramC1109
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: January 6, January 12, January 26, February 2, March 1, March 4, March 8, April 5, April 12, April 16, April 19, May 28, June 7, June 18, August 6, September 14, September 20, September 29, November 1, November 26, December 24, 1992.ProgramC1201
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: February 2, February 24, March 25, March 28, April 4, April 9, April 11, May 31, August 6, September 14, September 29, November 1, November 7, December 24, 1993.ProgramC1202
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: March 27, March 31, April 1, April 2, May 12, August 15, November 1, November 24, December 24, 1994.ProgramD0101
Program - Grace Church, Worship Services on: January 1, January 8, February 2, April 13, April 14, April 16, May 25, June 11, September 29, November 1, November 5, November 12, December 24, 1995.ProgramD0102
Manuscript - "Resolutions of the Congregation", First Baptist Church of Elmira, June 28, 1925.ManuscriptD0201
Booklet - "First Baptist Welcomes You", First Baptist Church of Elmira, circa. 1955-1965.BookletD0202
Booklet - "Facts About Your Church", First Baptist Church of Elmira, 1956.BookletD0203
Booklet - Amended Constitution and By-laws, First Baptist Church of Elmira, January 16, 1965.BookletD0204
Pamphlet - Brief history and staff information, First Baptist Church of Elmira, circa. 1985-1995.PamphletD0205
Booklet - "Re-opening Services of the First Baptist Church", First Baptist Church of Elmira, 1931.BookletD0301
Newsletter - "First Baptist Elmiran", First Baptist Church of Elmira, November 1954.NewsletterD0302
Program - Rededication of the Church Sanctuary, First Baptist Church of Elmira, September 20, 1964.ProgramD0303
Program - Sesquicentennial Banquet, First Baptist Church of Elmira, May 16, 1979.ProgramD0304
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