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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 photographs and negatives of landscapes, parks, and historic events in Chemung County.Photo2601
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic buildings and people of Chemung County.Photo2602
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic reenactments and monuments of the Civil War. Photo2603
This folder contains photographs and negatives of historic houses and locations in Chemung County.Photo2604
This folder contains photographs of historic and notable people from Chemung County.Photo2605
This folder contains negatives from Tom Byrne of the Sullivan Monument, General Sullivan, the Chemung Canal, the Chemung Canal Bank building, the CCHS in 1982, the Zim exhibit, and various historic images from Chemung County in the 1980's.Negative2606
This folder contains negatives of historic photographs of people, places, and events in Chemung County.Negative2607
This folder contains photographs mounted on cardstock from various photography studios in the Chemung County area to be seen through a stereograph. Photo2701
This folder contains miscellaneous unlabeled negatives from photos of people, places, and events in Chemung County.Negative2702
This folder contains miscellaneous photographs of people, places, and events in Chemung County, including Senator Schumer, the opening of the Clemens Highway, the Lowman Crossover, Tom Tranter, Leg. outing in 1988, the water board time capsule, downtown demolition, the Wellsburg bridge and Historical Society, Governor Pataki, cars, bells, flood of 1972, aviation, two images of a horse-drawn buggy, and a series of photocopied missing original photo records.Photo2703
This folder contains a series of images printed onto printer paper of various people, places, and events in Chemung County.Photo2704
This folder contains photos of different courthouses, churches, and schools in Chemung County, along with correspondence from J. Arthur Kieffer to others about the historical importance of these locations.Photo2705
This folder contains photographs of people in Chemung County, including J. Arthur Kieffer and his family.Photo2706
This folder contains multiple photos on printer paper of J. Arthur Kieffer, his colleagues, buildings, and various people and events in Chemung County.Photo2707
This folder contains photographs of individuals from Chemung County, including veterans and various memorials.Photo2708
This folder contains photographs of J. Arthur Kieffer and his colleagues.Photo2709
This folder contains photographs printed onto printer paper of individuals from Chemung County, all of which are named.Photo2710
This folder contains photographs, correspondence, and newspaper articles about various buildings and people in Chemung County.Photo2711
This box contains a slide tray containing negatives of Kieffer's dahlia's, as well as slides of fairground horses. Slide Tray2801
This folder contains a framed photograph of J. Arthur Kieffer and Edward Flannery with the Troy, NY bell.Photo2901
This folder contains a framed certificate for J. Arthur Kieffer, designating him as an honorary member of the Elmira Rotary Club, from 2012.Framed certificate2902
This folder contains a framed certificate presenting J. Arthur Kieffer "The Franklin D. Roosevelt Historian Professional Achievement Award" from the Association of Public Historians of New York State from 2011.Framed Certificate2903
This folder contains a framed certificate from the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame from 2012 recognizing J. Arthur Kieffer's service.Framed certificate2904
This folder contains a framed certificate proclaiming March 27, 2011 as "J. Arthur Kieffer Day" in Chemung County.Framed Certificate2905
This folder contains a blue wooden block from the Chemung County Fair with the text, "Buy U.S. War Bonds Chemung County Fair, Elmira NY, Aug. 22 Thru 29."Wooden block3001
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