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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, essays, and various papers about the history of Elmira.Newspaper3917
This folder contains essays, articles, lists, and various papers about the Elmira Prison Camp.Essay3918
This folder contains articles about Mastodons.Article3919
This folder contains essays and articles about J. Richardson.Essay3920
This folder contains various booklets, including Volume 48 of the Schuyler County Historical Journal, a 1991 list of County officials, a photo souvenir booklet from Elmira, an 1892 booklet from the Elmira Industrial Association, historical markers in New York State, a vest pocket dictionary, Volume 46 and 56 of the Chemung Historical Journal, editions of The Yorker, a 2009 edition of "Mountain Home," and a 1967 edition of "A Quiz for Local Historians."Booklet3921
This folder contains correspondence, essays, and articles about various cemeteries and historic markers in Chemung County.Correspondence3922
This folder contains correspondence to and from J. Arthur Kieffer.Correspondence3923
This folder contains various maps.Map3924
This folder contains essays, articles, and various papers about preservation of historic sites in Chemung County.Essay3925
This folder contains essays, photographs, and various papers about the Sullivan-Clinton campaign.Essay3926
This folder contains instruction manuals for various objects, including a carbon monoxide detector and gas water heater.Manual3927
This folder contains index cards with various information printed on each card.Index Cards3928
This folder contains volume 21 of "Pathfinder" newsletter, an 1868 "Historical Sketch of the Chemung Valley" by T. Apoleon Cheney, a program from the 2009 riboon cutting ceremony for the CR 73 bridge, a photocopy of an 1840 essay, and various articles about individuals in Chemung County.Newsletter3929
This folder contains a book of compilations of newspaper articles, compiled by J. Arthur Kieffer, from January 1980.Book4001
This folder contains a book of compilations of newspaper articles, compiled by J. Arthur Kieffer, from January 1973 to December 1979.Book4002
This folder contains a book of compilations of newspaper articles, compiled by J. Arthur Kieffer, from 1966 to 1972.Book4003
This folder contains a book of compilations of newspaper articles from the Elmira Anniversary Editions from June 27, 1939 to June 26, 1964.Book4004
This folder contains two editions of the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1909.Book4101
This folder contains the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1920.Book4102
This folder contains two editions of the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1921.Book4103
This folder contains the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1922.Book4104
This folder contains the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1928, "The Echo."Book4105
This folder contains three editions of the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1929, "The Elfrac."Book4106
This folder contains two editions of the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1930, "The Pilot."Book4107
This folder contains two editions of the Elmira Free Academy Yearbook from 1931, "Sagoyawatha."Book4108
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