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Collection TitleCL 155 Marine Midland Bank CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:October 2015
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Bettyann Bubacz in 2015. 
Terms:Banks and banking; Elmira (N.Y.); Elmira Heights (N.Y.)
Historical:Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York - The Elmira Bank was established in 1853 and became the Second National Bank of Elmira in 1863.  In 1929, it merged with the Merchants National Bank & Trust Company to for the First National Bank & Trust Company, one of the region's largest banks.  The name was changed to the Elmira Bank & Trust Company in 1939.  In 1953, it merged with several other regional banks to form the Marine Midland Trust Company of the Southern Tier, a subsidiary of Marine Midland Bank, with offices in Elmira, Elmira Heights, Binghamton, Cortland and Johnson City.  The bank continued to expand to numerous other cities throughout the Southern Tier.  In 1980, the Marine Midland Bank merged with the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation and, in 1998, all branches changed their name to HBSC Bank USA.  The main Elmira branch was located at 150 Lake Street with additional branches on North and South Main, as well as in Elmira Heights and Horseheads.  In 2009, HSBC Bank USA sold off all their branches in upstate New York. 
Extent1.5 Linear Feet
Date Span1905-2005
AbstractThis collection contains newsletters, photographs and papers associated with Marine Midland Bank in the Southern Tier.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Newsletter - Elmira District Marine Midland Update: 2 issues, undated. Newsletter011611
List of birthdays and anniversaries of Marine Midland Bank-Southern New York Division Staff, December 1980-August 1981. Document011612
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: David M. Abbott; Karen Addicott; Leon Alexander; Jon Aderson; Dr. Roy S. Arrandale; Gerald K. Atwater; R. Gary Babcock; Harry L. Baldwin; Loren L. Baumann; Paul G. Baxter; Dr. William Beck; Homer Berryman; David L. Bertholf; Robert M. Best; Stephan Biros; Francis J. Boland; Mr. Botsford; John R. Bromsey; Robert W. Brooker; Edward L. Brown; Seth T. Burgess; Margery L. Byrne. Photographs011701
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: Lawrence J. Carasea; J. Clare Carlin; Paul Carpenter; Robert G. Carpenter; Lynn Carter; P.J. Casella; Anthony Ceracche; Homer H. Chapman; J. Keith Clark; Carlton A. Cleveland Jr.; Leslie D. Clute; William F. Cook; Carlton J. Conrad; Melvin E. Cousineau; Harry K. Crandall; Kevin L. Cutler; S. Anthony DeDeyn; T.J. Dellapenna; Edgar Denton; Richard Denton; Frank. B. DiBerardino; Raymond L. Doring; James H. Downs; Harvey Dunbar. Photograph011801
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: Betty C. Edwards; Robert C. Edwards; Donald W. Egbert; John H. Fassett; J. Peter Fennell; Nelson S. Fiske; Delbert E. Foote; Howard M. Fox; Raymond L. Fox; Anthony P. Franzese; Nicholas Franzese; Joseph R. Frazer. Photograph011901
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: Larry Gage; Susan A. Geise; Sister Martha Gersbach; Albert O. Grant II; David J. Grick; Lyman D. Gridley; Charles H. Griffiths; David H. Gruen; Donald Hacket; Robert R. Hackford; Betty C. Hall; Howard A. Hanlon; Earl E. Hardy; Wesley E. Harper; Raymond Havens; Edward N. Heath; Mrs. James M. Hersch; Joseph P. Hester; Delbert B. Hobbler II; Donald L. Hobler; Carl M. Hoffer; Alexander Horwitz; Everts H. Howell; George L. Howell; Carol P. Hungerford.Photographs012001
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: George L. Ingalls; Lee B. Ingraham; James H. Ingram; Donald S. Jones; Dr. Richard Jones; Robert J. Kane; John J. Kar Jr.; Charles F. Kennedy; Myron B. Keyes; Howard H. Kimball Jr.; George W. Kline; harry C. Klube; Stella Kluge; George W. Koch; J. Lawrence Kolb; Joseph Kopko; Frank R. Lann; N. Jackson Learned Jr.; N. Jackson Learned Sr.; Joseph M. Levene; Edwin D. Lonie Jr.; Ben E. Lynch; Thomas P. Lynch; Doris M. Lyon; William A. Lyons.Photographs012101
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: Joyce Majewski; Jack R. Manning; Dr. Robert A. Marciniak; Peter A. Masia; R. Keith Matanle; Robert J. Matthews; Robert L. Matthews; Baldwin Maull; Lawrence J. Mazar; Frank H. McIntosh; Richard J. McNamara; Carl D. Meacham; Joyce Merritt; George J. Miller; Wendell H. Miller; Willis L. Minch; Robert E. Minthorn; Harold F. Moore; Hartwell P. Morse, Jr.; Ralph L. Moshier; Thomas Murphy; William I. Myers; Harry L. Nicholson; Richard A. Oakley; William W. Osborne; Dennis B. O'Neil.Photographs012201
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: John W. Park; H. Slade Palmer; Ross R. Peduto; Grant L. Perry; Irv Perry; William C. Petzke; Murray E. Polakoff; Whitney Powers Jr.; Donald D. Rockwell; George G. Raymond Jr.; Elmer S. Rhodes; Benjamin P. Rial; Raymond Romankiewicz; S. Roberts Rose; Michael F. Rosplock; William G. Ruger; Suzanne G. Ruggiero; Irving T. Runey. Photographs012301
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: Richard D. Sammons; James A. Sanderson; Jerry Scanlon; J. Fred Schoellkopf IV; J. Raymond Shoemaker; Marie Schryber; Warren D. Shull Jr.; Christine L. Smalley; Allen W. Smiley; Everett Smith; William Smith; George T. Snell; Richard W. Space; Josef Stein; Vinton S. Stevens; Marion C. Stith; Wilbur T. Stockham; D. Burr Stone; Ellery Stone; Joseph B. Swanson.Photographs012401
This folder contains the following portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1958-1980: William R. Templar; Merle P. Thompson; B.P. Thomson; Joseph W. Thornton; Cecil C. Tyrell; Jack D. Vail; Vincent Valicenti; William D. Van Horn; George H. Varner; John Vavra; Gail S.T. Webster; Charles H. Weir; Eli G. White; Don J. Wickham; William Wickham; John F. Wilbur; Mr. Wilson; Fred Wilson; Kenneth D. Wilson; Thomas A. Wilson; Charles A. Winding; Edward A. Wolfson; John H. Wurts; Josphe J. Zawko; Peter P. Zayac; Arthur B. Ziegler; Blanche Zufall.Photographs012501
This folder contains 16 unidentified portraits of Marine Midland Bank board members, officers, and employees, 1920-1990.Photographs012601
This folder contains the following images of the Elmira Bank & Trust Company building at 150 Lake Street, Elmira: (6) construction of building, 1928; (3) bank interior, ca. 1940s.Photogrpahs012701
This folder contains the following photographs of events at the Marine Midland Bank Lake Street branch, Elmira: (2) installation of new clock, fall 1962; (4) branch open house, December 29, 1962; (2) moon landing exhibition, August 13, 1969; (3) exterior views, ca. 1965.Photographs012801
The folder contains the following photographs of the Marine Midland Bank Elmira branch Christmas Party, 1963: (17) drag queen contest featuring Rich Allen, Bill Templar, Dan McKindrick, Hank Jovanelli, Bob Gamer & Dale Carnegie.Photographs012901
Speech given by the master of ceremonies at the Marine Midland Bank Elmira branch Christmas party, 1963. Manuscript012902
This folder contains the following photographs of the construction and opening of the Marine Midland Bank branch, 150 Lake Street, Elmira, 1972: concept drawing; landscaping work; (5) exterior shots; (3) interior shots; new ATM; (2) employees; (4) grand opening, May 21, 1972. Photographs013001
This folder contains the following photographs of events and employees from the Marine Midland Company Lake Street branch, Elmira: Jeri Kimball, 1971; Pat Runey & wife Charlotte, 1971; Frank Wheaton retiring, 1972; (2) removal of old computer, 1978; Ervene Goodwin and the Garden Club display, 1978; (14) Marine Midland Trust Co. birthday bash, 1979; (4) St. Joseph's Hospital Wellness Revolution fundraiser, 1981.Photographs013101
This folder contains (87) photographs of the damaged caused to the Marine Midland Bank Lake Street branch by the 1972 flood and the subsequent clean-up and repairs. Photographs013201
This folder contains (6) photographs of the damaged caused to the Marine Midland Bank Southside branch (411 S. Main Street) by the 1972 flood and the subsequent clean-up and repairs.Photographs013301
This folder contains (20) photographs of the damaged caused to the Marine Midland Bank Merchants' Office (117 N. Main Street) by the 1972 flood and the subsequent clean-up and repairs.Photographs013401
This folder contains (21) images of the opening of the Marine Midland Bank West State Street branch, Binghamton, December 14, 1970. Photographs013501
This folder contains the following photographs of the bank at 1 Marine Plaza, Binghamton, 1970s: (2) exterior views; (6) interior views; Joan Guido at her desk, 1978. Photographs013601
This folder contains the following photographs of various Marine Midland Bank branches: People's Trust Co., Binghamton, ca. 1905; Binghamton branch, ca. 1914; Christmas Club booth, Court St. office, Binghamton, 1969; Watkins Glen drive-in, 1969; artwork display at Cortland office, 1970; (2) Cortland office wins marketing banner, spring 1970; Cortlandville Mall Office open house, April 29, 1972; ladies of the New York State Bankers Association Group III Women's Committee, May 1972; opening of Ithaca Branch at Judd Falls Rd, June 24, 1972; Edwin D. Lonie Jr., Gerald F. Scanlan & Peter A. Masia, ca. 1970s; (4) Unadilla Office home improvement loan campaign, May 1982; (3) MetroBranch, ca. 1980s; unidentified open house; Marine Midland Bank Little League baseball team, ca. 1980s; (32) Marine Midland staff at LPGA event 1990. Photographs013701
This folder contains (35) photographs of the Marine Midland Bank board of directors quarterly meeting in Binghamton, May 16, 1979.Photograph013801
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