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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

Collection TitleMC 03 War CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:11/2006
Provenance:The War Collection is a collection was donated to the Booth Library by a number of donors and purchases made by the Chemung County Historical Society
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1779-Present
AbstractThe War Collection contains, letters, field manuals, and other documents relating to the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam to the present-day.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Ration Book - Mileage Ration Identification Folder, for William E. Palmer of Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, 1944.Ration BookE0711
Ration Book - Basic Mileage Ration, belonging to William E. Palmer of Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, c. 1942-1945.Ration BookE0712
Records - Mileage Ration - Identification Folder, belonging to William E. Palmer of Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, 1945.RecordsE0713
Ration Stamp - Mileage Stamp, Office of Price Administration, c. 1942-1945.Ration StampE0714
Ration Book - Basic Mileage Ration, belongs to William Palmer of Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, c. 1942-1945.Ration BookE0715
Ration Book - Supplemental Gasoline Ration, belonging to Fred T. Loomis or Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, 1942.Ration BookE0801
Ration Book - Supplemental Mileage Ration, belonging to Fred T. Loomis of Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, 1943.Ration BookE0802
Ration Token - Red token, 1 point, Office of Price Administration, c. 1942-1945.Ration TokenE0803
Ration Book - War Ration Book Four, belongs to Fred Loomis of Elmira, NY, Office of Price Administration, 1944.Ration BookE0804
Book - Handbook of Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, belonged to Mabel A. Ferguson of Elmira, NY, W.A.D.C.A., 1943.BookE0901
Book - Handbook of Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, belonged to Catherine Finter, W.A.D.C.A., Los Angeles, CA, Revised Edition 1944.BookE0902
Booklet - WADCA Action For Defense, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1941-1945.BookletE0903
Program - Annual Meeting for Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, January 1943.ProgramE0904
Records - Names and Addresses of Members, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps, Elmira, NY, c. 1942-1945.RecordsE0905
Newsletter - Women's Ambulance and Defence Corps of America, Elmira, NY, 1949.NewsletterE0906
Certificate - certifies that the Elmira Unit is authorized to provide services in the area, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Elmira, NY, 1944.CertificateE0907
Records - List of WADCA Members, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Elmira, NY, c. 1942-1945.RecordsE0908
Records - record of money and items donated to the Women's Ambulance and Defence Corps of America, Elmira NY, c. 1942-1949.Records E0909
Records - Financial Statement, Women's Ambulance and Defence Corps of America, Elmira Unit, 1945.RecordsE0910
Records - list of New Board of Directors, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Los Angeles, CA, 1945.RecordsE0911
Records - orders from Victoria Brown to Catherine Finter, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps, regarding disbandment of the organization, 1945.RecordsE0911
Records - National Staff Officers, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Los Angeles, CA, 1945.RecordsE0912
Records - Active List for Chemung County Disaster Corps, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Elmira, NY, 1945.RecordsE0913
Records - Orders for Closing, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Los Angeles, CA, 1945.RecordsE0914
Records - Semi-Annual Meeting August 31, Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Los Angeles, CA, 1945.RecordsE0915
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