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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 TitleCL 35 Black Oral History CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByDeb Maloney
Date Completed:October 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were acquired through the African-American oral history project and donated to the Booth Library by Tom Byrne in 1994. 
Terms:

Afro-Americans-History; Oral history

Historical:Black Oral History Project- The Black Oral History Project was conducted by Chemung County Historical Society staff and community volunteers from 1989 until 1991.  It was conceived as a follow-up to the collaborative exhibit and publication A Heritage Uncovered: The Black Experience in Upstate New York, 1880-1925 and sought to capture information about a more contemporary black experience. 
Scope:The Black Oral History Collection contains audio cassettes and typed transcripts of interviews conducted for the Black Oral History Project, 1989-1991, along with photographs of the participants. 
Notes:1994.0069.0001
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1989-1991
AbstractThis collection contains audio cassettes and transcripts of interviews done as part of the African-American oral history project, 1988-1991. 


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Transcript of interview with Delmar Rouse, conducted by Nellie Jennings, as part of the Black Oral History project, October 3, 1989.Document010601
Part II of transcript of Delmar Rouse, conducted by Nellie Jennings, as part of the Black Oral History project, October 3, 1989.Document010602
Biographical information and release forms for Delmar Rouse, a participant in the Black Oral History project, October 3, 1989.Document010603
Photograph of Delmar Rouse, October 3, 1989.Photograph010604
Photograph of Nellie Jennings, October 3, 1989.Photograph010605
Audio cassette (2) - Interview of Delmar Rouse, conducted by Nellie Jennings as part of the Black Oral History project, October 3, 1989.Cassette tape010606
Audio cassette (2) - Interview of Delmar Rouse, conducted by Ted Belsky as part of the Black Oral History project, June 20, 1991.Cassette tape010607
Transcript of interview with Margaret Hanley, conducted by Delmar Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, November 11, 1989.Document010701
Biographical data and release forms for Margaret Hanley, a participant in the Black Oral History project, November 17, 1989.Document010702
(2) photographs of Margaret Hanley, November 11, 1989.Photograph010703
Photograph of Delmar Rouse, November 11, 1989.Photograph010704
Audio cassette - Interview of Margaret Hanley conducted by Delmar L. Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, November 17, 1989.Cassette tape010705
Biographical information and release forms for Nellie Jennings, a participant in the Black Oral History project, November 17, 1989.Document010801
Sequential Index and transcription of interview with Nellie Jennings, conducted by Delmar Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, conducted on November 17, 1989.Document010802
(2) newspaper articles discussing the death of Norman Jennings, husband of Nellie Jennings, October 10, 1976.Newspaper clippings010803
Audio cassette (2) - Interview of Nellie Jennings, conducted by Delmar L. Rouse as part of the Black Oral History project, November 17, 1989.Cassette tape010804
Release form for Roland A. Coleman, a participant in the Black Oral History project, June 21, 1991.Document020101
Audio cassette - Interview of Roland Coleman, conducted by Ted Belsky as part of the Black Oral History project, June 21, 1991.Cassette tape020102
(2) Photographs of Roland Coleman, June 21, 1991.Photograph020103
Release form for Rosabel Coleman, a participant in the Black Oral History project, June 21, 1991.Document020201
Audio casette - Interview of Rosabel Coleman, conducted by Ted Belsky as part of the Black Oral History project, September 21, 1991.Cassette tape020202
(2) Photographs of Rosabel Coleman, June 21, 1991.Photograph020203
Background information about Leo Hughey, a participant in the Black Oral History project, October 5, 1989.Document020301
Audio cassette - Interview of Reverend Leo Hughey, Jr., conducted by Wilma Hughey, as part of the Black Oral History project, October 5, 1989.Cassette tape020302
(5) photographs of Reverend Leo Hughey, October 5, 1989.Photograph020303
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