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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.

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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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Program - "Organ Recital by Mr. George B. Carter assisted by an able Vocal Quartette", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, October 17, 1901.ProgramE0402
Program - Sacred Music Festival, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, May 7, 1950.ProgramE0403
Program - The College of Wooster presents The Girls' Chorus, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, 1950-1951.ProgramE0404
Program - kidShine presents "Time of Your Life," First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, June 28-July 2, 2010. ProgramE0405
Program - "Pipes for Praise" Organ Renovation Dedication Concert at First Presbyterian Church, Elmira, October 28, 2012.ProgramE0406
Booklet - "150th Anniversary", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, October 12-14, 1945.BookletE0501
Booklet - "160th Anniversary", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, 1955 (2 copies).BookletE0502
Program - "160th Anniversary Dinner", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, October 19, 1955.ProgramE0503
Program - "160th Anniversary Service", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, October 23, 1955.ProgramE0504
Receipt - Pew Receipt for John McCann, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, January 23, 1819.ReceiptE0601
Receipt - Pew receipt for L.D. Pratt, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, August 1, 1873.ReceiptE0602
Records - Outstanding Pew Rentals by J.L. Gregg, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, September 1878.RecordsE0603
Records - Loss on Pew Rentals by J.L. Gregg, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, September 1879.RecordsE0604
Invitation - Attend the Walker Class for Men, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, circa. 1910-1915.InvitationE0701
Handbill - John A. Robinson Class for Men featuring Rev. T. Johnson Bolger's address on "Solomon's Wise Choice", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, July 18 circa. 1915-1916.HandbillE0702
Handbill - John A. Robinson Class for Men states that Reverend Bolger will be there again the next Sunday, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, September 12 circa. 1915-1916.HandbillE0703
Handbill - Charter Members' Day for the John A. Robinson Class for Men, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, February 28, 1915.HandbillE0704
Handbill - An address by Mr. S.F. Iszard entitled "What It Means To Hit The Trail" and presented to the John A. Robinson Class For Men, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, March 7, 1915.HandbillE0705
Handbill - "Go-To-Class Sunday" for the John Robinson Class for Men and a memorial service for Dr. John A. Robinson himself, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, March 21, 1915.HandbillE0706
Handbill - Rev. T.J. Bolger will deliver an address on "America's Greatest Problem and Our Part in its Solution" to the John A. Robinson Class for Men, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, June 20, 1915.HandbillE0707
Handbill - The John A. Robinson Class needs to welcome the Men's Class of the North Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, October 17, 1915.HandbillE0708
Handbill - Rev. T.J. Bolger will present a lecture entitled "Is There Anything Worth While in the Book of Jonah?" to the John A. Robinson Class for Men, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, November 21, 1915.HandbillE0709
Handbill - The John A. Robinson Class for Men will hear reports from a conference and a lecture by Rev. T.J. Bolger on "The Pride and Punishment of an Ancient King", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, December 5, 1915.HandbillE0710
Handbill - New officers will be installed in the John A. Robinson Class for Men during a special service, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, January 6, 1916.HandbillE0711
Handbill - Rev. T.J. Bolger will finish his lecture on "Predestination and Foreordination" to the John A. Robinson Class for Men, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, January 30, 1916.HandbillE0712
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