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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 TitleBF Biography FileCreatorBooth Library
Processed By
Extent3 linear feet (3 file cabinets)
AbstractBiography Files contain newspaper clipping and other historical documents on some of Elmira's and Chemung County's families.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Briggs, John B07-400
Briggs, Clarence D07-400
Bright, Charles07-500
Brink Family07-550
Britenbakers07-600
Brobst, Clarence07-650
Brockway, Zebulon07-700
Brodie, John07-750
Bronson Family07-775
Brookfield, Elsa07-800
Brooks, Edward A U Rev.07-850
Brooks, Elijah P (Judge)07-900
Brooks, Harry S07-950
Brooks, Jennie08-000
Brooks, Sol08-100
Brooks, Theseus Dr.08-150
Brotherton Family08-175
Brown, C W M Dr.08-200
Brown, Lena Gilbert08-250
Brown, Richard08-300
Brown, Thurber08-350
Brown, W L08-350
Brownlow, Mary E08-450
Brule, Etienne08-500
Buccanning, William & Patience08-550
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