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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 from the Chemung County Fair.Photo3002
This folder contains a financial record from the Chemung County Fair in 1961.Finances3003
This folder contains a 4 H "Excellent" purple ribbon from the Chemung County Fair.Ribbon3004
This folder contains a banner advertising the 100th anniversary of the Chemung County Fair with the text "Remember Pearl Harbor."Banner3005
This folder contains a poster for the first and second annual Civil War Events at the Newtown Battlefield Reservation, a poster for the "Living History Weekend" in 1988, and the 1979 Historical Calendar of Elmira, NY.Poster3006
This folder contains booklets from the Chemung County Fair from 1991, 1908, 1939, 1874, 1890, and 1969.Booklet3101
This folder contains newspaper articles about the 1990 Chemung County Fair.Newspaper3102
This folder contains a newspaper article about puppets at the Chemung County Fair, as well as a "Friends of the Fair" application.Newspaper3103
This folder contains the 1991 Associate Member Directory for the Chemung County Fair, as well as a magazine from Joie Chitwood's Chevy Thunder Show.Booklet3104
This folder contains photographs from the Chemung County Fair.Photo3105
This folder contains a 1965 newspaper article about the Chemung County Fair, letterhead from the fair from 1913, 1946, 1955, and 1958, a 1947 contract to perform "Hell on Wheels," handwritten notes on the history of the Chemung County Fair, a 1978 schedule of events for the fair, and correspondence to J. Arthur Kieffer about the fair in 1990.Newspaper3106
This folder contains annual Treasurer's Reports from the Chemung County Agricultural Society, as well as year-to-year prices for attending the Chemung County Fair, and photographs from the Chemung County Fair. Report3107
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Chemung County Fair from 1973, 1885, 1896, 1892, 1895, 1855, and 1921, as well as blank entry forms from 1914 and 1961. Newspaper3108
This folder contains newspaper articles about the history of the Chemung County Fair.Newspaper3109
This folder contains handwritten notes by Kieffer about the Chemung County Fairgrounds.Notes3110
This folder contains newspaper articles and advertisements for the Chemung County Fair in the early 1900's.Newspaper3111
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Chemung County Fair from 1994, 1972, 1993, 1992, 1978, 1981, 1973, 1955, 1962, 1968, and 1966.Newspaper3112
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Strates Show performing at the Chemung County Fair in 1992, as well as a booklet from the Strates Show and Carnival.Newspaper3113
This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, and photographs from the Chemung County Fair in the 1950's.Newspaper3114
This folder contains This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, and photographs from the Chemung County Fair in the 1980's.Newspaper3115
This folder contains correspondence about the Chemung County Fair and Fairgrounds, involving J. Arthur Kieffer.Correspondence3116
This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, correspondence, and various papers from the Chemung County Fair in the 1940's.Newspaper3117
This folder contains illustrations by Howard Zim relating to the Chemung County Fair.Illustration3118
This folder contains contracts between businesses and the Chemung County Agricultural Society to participate in the Chemung County Fair.Contract3119
This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, booklets, and various papers from the Chemung County Fair from the 1890's to the 1930's.Newspaper3201
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