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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

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This folder contains the following architectural drawings of the General Electric Elmira Cast Products Division Foundry: Electrical conduit system plan (1931); water system plan (1931); electrical distribution & auto-call system plan (1978); sewer system plan (ca. 1970s). Architectural Drawings05D-05F-02
This folder contains the following architectural drawings of Mrs. Ray Tompkins home (304 Drive C, Elmira), 1924-1925: Basement & 3rd Floor Heating Plan; Service Building Heating Plan; Plumbing Plan; Boiler Room Piping; Piping Connections Between Boiler & Greenhouse; Radiator installation details.Architectural Drawings05D-05F-03
This folder contains the following maps of Mrs. Ray Tompkins property (304 Drive C, Elmira), 1923-1924: Survey of Strathmont Realty Corp. Plot, showing the Tomkins property; Profile of property line along 5th Street; topographical survey of the Tompkins property; contour map showing sewers; planting plan.Maps05D-05F-03
This folder contains the following architectural drawings for the remodeling of the Chemung Canal Bank Building, Elmira, N.Y., by Pierce & Bickford, 1903-04: basement, first, second, third floor and roof plans; front, east and west elevations; entrance details; stairway details; plan of first floor lobby; vault details.Architectural Drawings05D-05F-04
This folder contains the following maps: Frontiers of Northern Colonies (1768); British Colonies in North America (1765); Pictorial Map of New York State (1950s); Hand-drawn map of Jamaica (1950s); Recreational Areas of the United States (1936).Map05D-06F-01
This folder contains the following maps of the Chemung County area: Chemung County (1905); Chemung County planning services map (1967); Southern Finger Lakes Region (1998 & 2008); Elmira (1852); Map of Elmira from City Directory (1896); Planning Base Map of the City of Elmira (1970s); Village of Millport (1963); Village of Horseheads (1856); Village of Horseheads boundaries (1954); City of Elmira basemap (1993). Map05D-06F-02
This folder contains the following lot & plot maps from Elmira: Properties on Lake St., bounded by Water & Carroll Sts. (1922); Lot map, Grove St. to Randall Ave., 1st to 4th Sts. (1890s); Lands belonging to William Hoffman (1853); Farm property of Geo. W. Hoffman (1892); Lands of Mary E. Foster & Josephine Winsor (1872); Premises of Willys-Morrow Co. (1934); Lot map, Hoffman to Guinnip, 3rd to 5th Sts. (1880s); Elmira Light, Heat & Power Co. land, E. Water St. east of Sullivan St., (1920s); Lowman Plot, Wall St. to Park Way, Church to Clinton (1923).Map05D-06F-03
This folder contains the following maps of the Elmira area: Distribution of pipe, hydrants & specials of the Elmira Heights Water Works (1897); Lots belonging to Compton & Hurlbut in Southport & the City of Elmira (1893); Easterly Business Section of Elmira (1929); Westerly Business Section of Elmira (1936); Lands Bounded by Main St & College Ave., W 2nd & W. 3rd (1922); Forrest Hills, Elmira-Big Flats border (1954); Julia O'Connor Dunn Estate (1951); Mabel F. Tryon housing complex, Rt. 352 & Coleman (1957); Zoning in the City of Elmira (1972, rev. 1973) & (1981, rev. 1984).Map05D-06F-04
This folder contains the following maps & drawings of Elmira street improvements: Unidentified road improvement (1918); Proposed extension of Amity St. (1891); Railroad Ave. connection map, 2nd St. to 5th St. (1916); Plan & profile of E. Church St., Sullivan to Tuttle (1938); Locations of postal-telegraph underground cables (1900); Plan & profile of College Ave., Church to 2nd Sts. (1952); Proposed road, Town of Southport, from Mt. Zoar Rd. to Rorick’s Glen (1910); Plank Road from Elmira to Pennsylvania border (1848); Path of Chemung Canal near Cononque St., (1850s); intersection of E. Water & Lake Sts. (1888); Intersection of Davis St. & Roe Ave. (1923). Map05D-06F-05
This folder contains the following railroad maps: Williamsport & Elmira Railroad and Its Connections (1856); Chemung Railroad Co. releases through Veteran, NY (ca. 1900); Railroads owned, leased or controlled by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (1914); former lands of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in Horseheads (ca. 1950s); Right-of-way of Elmira & Lake Ontario Railroad (1916); Erie-Lackawanna Taxing District Map (1960); Consolidated Rail Corp. (Contrail) lines (1986); Conrail Systems map (1991).Map05D-06F-06
This folder contains the following maps of New York State: Highway conditions map (summer 1955); Railroad map showing stations and post offices (1883); Road map showing adjacent Canada (1927).Map05D-06F-06
This folder contains the following area maps: Portion of Seeley Creek, Southport (1945); Mt. Zoar Road landowners, Southport (1962); Skunk Hill Road landowners, Big Flats (1949); Plant of Consolidated Brick Co., Horseheads (1922); Remington Rand Elmira Plant (1969). Maps05D-06F-07
This folder contains the following photographs: Company E., 51st Pioneer Infantry at Camp Wadsworth, SC, ca. 1917; Company L. on Church St., Elmira, 1916; View of West Elmira from Mt. Zoar, ca. 1920; Elmira Knitting Mills Outing, August 2, 1941; Carl L. Norton Victory Outing at Sullivan's Monument, August 19, 1944.Photographs05D-07F-01
This folder contains technical drawings from the American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. Commercial Truck Division for truck series 9R, 1927-1928 including: chassis, suspension and dash components. Technical Drawings05D-11F-01
This folder contains technical drawings from the American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. Commercial Truck Division for truck series 9R, 1927-1928 including: chassis and suspension components; clutch and transmission assemblies. Technical Drawings05D-11F-02
This folder contains the following technical drawings from the American LaFrance Fire Engine Co.: 5R Series engine components and assembly, 1921-1927; 3-Section Hale Water Tower arrangements and assembly. 1923. Technical Drawings05D-11F-03
This folder contains the following technical drawings from the American LaFrance Fire Engine Co.: Type 31 Axel Assembly, 1918; Pumper Chassis Assembly, 1928; Aerial Truck ladder components and assembly, 1929. Technical Drawings05D-11F-04
This folder contains the following technical drawings from the American LaFrance Fire Engine Co.: pump assemblies, 1928; gear shaft components, 1925; type 12-45 motor crank shaft, 1919; commercial truck chassis, 1928; 500 Gallon Pumper chassis assembly, 1927; unidentified components and assemblies; engine and fuel test graphs; general arrangement for fire truck for Grand Rapids, 1948.Technical Drawings05D-11F-05
This folder contains the following blueprints of the S.F. Iszard Building by Pierce & Bickford, 1923-24: heating plan of the basement, first, second, third and fourth floors; basement blower room. Blueprint06D-01F-01
This folder contains the following blueprints of the S.F. Iszard Building by Pierce & Bickford, 1923-24: Details of the north, east & Main St. elevations; details of the stairs, freight elevator, windows, main entrance & skylights. Blueprints06D-01F-02
Map of property owned by the S.F. Iszard Co. in downtown Elmira, January 1923. Map06D-01F-03
This folder contains the following blueprints of the S.F. Iszard Building by Pierce & Bickford, 1923-24: Details of bay windows; grades for building; details of stairs; sewage ejector pit; offset for sidewalk; 2nd floor plan; ceiling plan of marquise. Blueprints06D-01F-03
This folder contains the following blueprints of the S.F. Iszard Building by Pierce & Bickford, 1923-24: details of windows, bathroom fixtures, dumb waiter, main cornice and sprinkler system. Blueprints06D-01F-04
Blueprints for renovations of the S.F. Iszard Building by Edinger-Wyckoff Inc., August 1972. Blueprint06D-01F-05
Blueprint of the new penthouse for the S.F. Iszard Building by Bartholomew & Hall architects, 1949. Blueprint06D-01F-05
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