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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 a booklet containing J. Arthur Kieffer's biography on Col. Brinton Paine.Booklet1927
This folder contains images of people in Chemung County, and includes photographs and negatives of Tom Bonnor, the Sykes Brothers, Hirst, Joyce Tice, volunteers at the CCHS, Senator Shulman, Tom Santielli's fundraiser, Tom Trantor's office, Pete Challs Party, staff of the CCHS, Glenn Curtiss, Beechey and Oldfield, bricklayers in Elmira, and golfers in Elmira.Photo2001
This folder contains images of people in Chemung County, and includes photographs and negatives of the staff of the Star-Gazette, February birthdays at Free Methodist Church, Ms. Mathews, Helen and Stanley Benjamin, Carl Morell, Victor Shefford, young adults from 1910, County Employees, Governor Patachi, golfers, horse racers, Al Mallett, Museum Opening, James, B. Walsh, Baseball players, and volunteers at the Historical Society. Photo2002
This folder contains photographs and negatives of various unidentified individuals in Chemung County.Photo2003
This folder contains images of people in Chemung County, and includes photographs and negatives of various identified people and events, including employees of Wellsburg Town Hall, the Inauguration of the City of Elmira, pictures of the County taken by J. Arthur Kieffer, and various pictures taken by J. Arthur Kieffer.Photo2101
This folder contains photographs and negatives of various identified individuals in Chemung County.Photo2102
This folder contains photographs and negatives of various identified individuals and events in Chemung County.Photo2103
This folder contains photographs of events that occurred in Chemung County, including the 2009 Great Car thing, Memorial Day at Elmira College in 2009, the Inauguration of the Chemung County Legislature, various events at the Chemung County Historical Society, a pageant at the Newtown Battlefield, and the 1975 Bicentennial celebrations across Chemung County.Photo2201
This folder contains photographs of events that occurred in Chemung County, including the Legislative Service for John A. Flory Memorial, a CD with pictures of historical markers in Horseheads, the Victor Sheffords Stone Dedication, the Flood of 1946, the 2006 Sheriff Party, the 2005 Hall of Fame, and pictures compiled by and of Tom Byrne.Photo2202
This folder contains photographs of events that occurred in Chemung County, including Carol Lincoln's retirement in 2005, the Arnot-Ogden Expansion in 2005, travelling the Vietnam Wall in 2006, and the Flood of 1972.Photo2203
This folder contains photographs of events that occurred in Chemung County, including Peter Voorheis Guest Curator Woodhull Exhibit, July 1978 Continental Batter's Rangers, the flood on Hoffman Street, the Jim Parry party, Elmira Rotary's 80th anniversary, the 1980 Elmira-Thon, Wyoming, PA's 1978 Bicentennial, the 1998 Great Car Thing, the 2003 Legislature swear in, and the 1973 Izards parade.Photo2204
This folder contains photographs of events that occurred in Chemung County, including the 1972 flood, Seymour Lowman, the 1997 Great Car Thing, the opening of the Southport section of the Clemens Highway, a Corning Community College seminar, Senator Shumers book signing, the 1999 inauguration and swear in of the Chemung County Legislature, pictures from the Bicentennial, the Water Board time capsule, and the 2004 Sullivan-Clinton Pageant.Photo2205
This folder contains photographs and negatives of cemeteries and monuments in Chemung County.Photo2301
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic markers and monuments in Chemung County.Photo2302
This folder contains photographs and negatives of bells in Chemung County.Photo2303
This folder contains photographs and negatives of the Civil War Prison Camp and events honoring that event.Photo2304
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic places and happenings in Chemung County.Photo2401
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic places buildings in Chemung County.Photo2402
This folder contains photographs of the Chemung County Fairgrounds.Photo2501
This folder contains photographs of buildings in downtown Elmira.Photo2502
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic buildings and bridges in Elmira.Photo2503
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic buildings and churches in Chemung County.Photo2504
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic houses and buildings in Chemung County.Photo2505
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic places and happenings in Chemung County.Photo2506
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic places and happenings in Chemung County.Photo2507
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