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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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This folder contains newspaper articles and advertisements from the Chemung County Fair from 1910-1920.Newspaper3202
This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, photographs, notes, correspondence, and various papers from the Chemung County Fair from 1930-1940.Newspaper3203
This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, correspondence, photographs, contracts, and various papers from the Chemung County Fair from 1940-1950.Newspaper3204
This folder contains articles about workers with Strates Shows.Newspaper3205
This folder contains the Constitution and By-Laws of the Chemung County Agricultural Society, the lease for the Chemung County Fairgrounds when the Chemung County Fair was not in session to the Southern Tier K-9 Training Club, and various papers about the Chemung County Fair.Constitution3206
This folder contains correspondence about the financial status of the Chemung County Fair.Correspondence3207
This folder contains a photocopied newspaper article from 1848 of a list of premiums to be awarded at that year's Chemung County Fair, a letter to the editor about the Chemung County Fair, a photocopied image of the Chemung County Agricultural Society's Fair Board in 1936, and photocopied records from the Chemung County Agricultural Society from 1867. Newspaper3208
This folder contains a report from 1969 on "The Present Chemung County Fairgrounds" by the Buck Realty Company, booklets from fairs in 1969, 1991, and 1993. Report3209
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Chemung County Fair from the 1960's and 1970's, as well as booklets from the New York State Association of Agricultural Fair Societies and the program from the 1983 Chemung County Fair. Newspaper3210
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Chemung County Fair from 1989-1992.Newspaper3211
This folder contains map of the Chemung County Fairgrounds from 1860, an illustration of the first Chemung County Fairgrounds, photocopied articles about the history of the Chemung County Fair, and a handbill from the 1896 Chemung County Fair. Map3212
This folder contains newspaper articles from 1955, 1992, 1991, and 1994 about the Chemung County Fair, as well as volume 15 of the 4 Rivers Journal about Agricultural fairs.Newspaper3213
This folder contains a booklet from the American Bridge Division of United States Steel, as well as images from the Chemung County Fair.Booklet3214
This folder contains photographs from the Chemung County Fair.Photo3301
This folder contains the official race program from the Chemung County Fair from 1942, handwritten notes about the fairgrounds, letterhead from the Chemung County Agricultural Society, and information on the Jack Kochman Hell Drivers. Program3302
This folder contains records for the Chemung County Agricultural Society from the 1990's, when J. Arthur Kieffer was on the Board.Record3303
This folder contains newspaper articles from the Chemung County Fair from the 1970's, a booklet and newspaper article from the 1982 4H Youth Department of the fair, a program of the Horse Show from 1991, Volume 9 of Heritage Magazine from 1992, and various papers about the Chemung County Fair.Newspaper3304
This folder contains newspaper articles and advertisements about the Chemung County Fair from 1907-1990, as well as corresponding photographs. Newspaper3305
This folder contains newspaper articles, advertisements, booklets, and various papers from the Chemung County Fair from 1980-1990.Newspaper3306
This folder contains correspondence about the Chemung County Fair.Correspondence3307
This folder contains correspondence, articles, and booklets about the shift of the Chemung County Fair to using the Strates Show as part of the fair.Correspondence3308
This folder contains booklets, articles, and correspondence about the Chemung County Fair, as well as tickets from 1946.Booklet3309
This folder contains essays, articles, and papers on the history of the Chemung County Fair and Agricultural Society.Essay3310
This folder contains various documents from the Chemung County Agricultural Society, including contracts, financial records, job descriptions, schedules, indentures, certificate of incorporation, and newspaper articles about the Chemung County Fair. Records3311
This folder contains newspaper advertisements and articles about the Chemung County Fair in 1960, as well as records from the fair in 1950.Newspaper3312
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