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Manuscript Library

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

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Historical:Albert Brancato - Al Brancato (1919-2012) was a third baseman and shortstop with the Philadelphia Athletics from 1939 to 1941 and in 1945.  In 1953, he served as manager for the Elmira Pioneers Baseball Club, then a farm team of the Brooklyn Dodgers. 
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A printed multi page thesis by Constance B. Barone entitled "Different Times in Different Ways:Ukranian Female Immigrants in Elmira Heights"Thesis011701
A printed booklet entitled "A Memorial To The Family of Howard and Jesse Cooper-Burt", copies of old letters and family anecdotes.Booklet011801
An invitation to "Elmira Water Light and Railroad Company"'sAnnual Christmas Party December 29th.Document011901
A treatise on the house located at 402 William Street,Elmira, dated July 1979,purported to be (at that time) the only surviving house of its style.Written by Doris Prechtl.Document012101
An affidavit by James Jenkins concerning Harris Jenkins abd dated September 1850.Affidavit012201
Program:"A Service of Celebration For the Life of Jervis Langdon Jr",at Park Church and dated April 3 2004.Document012301
A "shipping ticket" dated August 1877 from Thomas Clay Colliery to J. Langdon & Co.Document012401
A lease between Bertha Stevens and Edward Vincent dated March 3, 1918 for rooms at 706 Winsor Avenue, Elmira.Lease012501
Of the Marie Neef property dated 1899 from the Arnots to Hiram Locke. Document is typed.Abstract of Title012601
Compiled by Marjorie Morgan Ryan in 1946-1947 while living at 264 Allen Street,Elmira.Includes many copies of family snapshots,& memorabilia.Scrapbook Copy012701
Al Brancato Collection: Elmira Pioneers Baseball Club stationery envelope, 1953. Envelope012801
Al Brancato Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers' farm teams memo #24 regarding morning workouts, May 5, 1953. Memorandum012802
Al Brancato Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers' farm teams memo #26 regarding weekend cards, May 6, 1953.Memorandum012803
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from Mathew Marabeto to Al Brancato congradulating him on his job managing the Elmira Pioneers, May 24, 1953. Letter012804
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from William Eberly to Al Brancato regarding player Karl Spooner, May 28, 1953. Letter012805
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from the Association of Professional Ball Players of America to Al Brancato regarding dues, June 8, 1953.Letter012806
Al Brancato Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers farm teams memo regarding personnel, July 8, 1953.Memorandum012807
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from Brooklyn Dodgers scout to Centewayo Gillman regarding his career potential, July 23, 1953. Letter012808
Al Brancato Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers' farm teams memo #44 regarding helmet use, July 24, 1953.Memorandum012809
Al Brancato Collection: Eastern League of Professional Baseball Clus special bulletin #32 regarding league policy, August 11, 1953. Memorandum012810
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from the Association of Professional Ball Players of America to the Elmira Pioneers regarding membership dues, August 18, 1953. Letter012811
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from Arthur Dede to Al Brancato regarding catcher Francis Flint, August 19, 1953. Letter012812
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from the Association of Professional Ball Players of America to Al Brancato regarding his membership dues, August 25, 1953. Letter012813
Al Brancato Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers farm teams memo #54 regarding September reports, August 26, 1953. Memorandum012814
Al Brancato Collection: Letter from the Eastern League to Elmira Pioneers player Fred Folkes regarding a fine, August 27, 1953.Letter012815
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