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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 TitleMC 08 Hobbies/ Sports/ RecreationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston; Sarah Burr
Date Completed:July 2007
Date Updated:June 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various donors. 
Terms:Baseball; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Sports
Historical:Sports covered by this collection include auto racing, baseball, basketball, bicycling, boxing, football, golf, hockey, and track & field. 
Scope:

MC 08 - Hobbies/ Sports/ Recreation includes miscellaneous programs, fliers, scorecards and tickets from various sporting events; souvenir material from Eldridge Park; Elmira Stamp Club material; autograph albums and miscellaneous material about various hobbies. 

Extent1 linear foot
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Chemung County sports, parks, movies and other recreational activities. 



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter - Written to the Elmira Active Baseball Club from the Cricket Baseball Club of Binghamton issuing a challenge, July 13, 1874.LetterA1303
Letter - Letter stating that the Elmira Baseball Club members, May 1874.LetterA1304
Letter - Letter roster of the Elmira Active Baseball Club, 1874.LetterA1304
Letter - Letter detailing games played by the Elmira Active Baseball Club, May 30-June 20, 1874.LetterA 1305
Letter - Letter detailing games played by the Elmira Active Baseball Club, June 27-July 10, 1874.LetterA1306
Document - Handwritten declaration that Charles Partridge was elected team captain of the Elmira Baseball Club, 1883.DocumentA1307
Certificate - Announcing ownership of one share of the Southern Tier Base Ball Association to Charles Gerber, July 12, 1910.CertificateA1308
Certificate - Ownership of Pioneer 8 County Professional Baseball Club Inc., 1963-1970.CertificateA1309
Drawing - Drawings of African Americans involved with baseball and other activities. Artist is assumed to be Peg Lyon. 1965-1973.DrawingA1310
Poster - Advertising a baseball game featuring the Hop Bitters of Rochester and the Elmiras, 1879.PosterA1311
Poster - Replica poster advertising a baseball game featuring the Hop Bitters of Rochester and the Elmiras, 1879.PosterA1312
Booklet - Playing the Game with "Red" Murray: A Primer for Future Baseball Stars, 1942.BookletA1313
Announcement - Elmira Pioneer Inductees into the Elmira Baseball Hall of Fame, 1972.AnnouncementA1314
Program - Al Northrop Testimonial held at Dunn Field, July 6, 1966.ProgramA1315
Form - 1996 Major League Double Header Registration Form for Oriole's baseball games. Sponsored by the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1996.FormA1316
Permit- Permit issued by the Department of Baseball for use of the baseball diamond belonging to the city of Elmira, April 25, 1932.PermitA1317
Membership Card - The Elmira Community Baseball Club Card certifying Charles L. Kahn as a member, circa 1915-1945.Membership CardA1318
Fundraiser ticket for Huck Finn Little League from the Southport Pizza Hut, April 7, 2011. TicketA1319
Program - Elmira Baseball Banquet honoring Clyde Sukeforth sponsored by the Elmira Pioneers, February 1, 1938.ProgramA1401
Program - Elmira Pioneers Welcome Dinner sponsored by the Elmira City Council, April 27, 1969.ProgramA1402
Official Scorecard Key to Scoreboard for the Elmira Pioneers vs. Brooklyn, 1940.ScorecardA1403
Official Scorecard Key to Scoreboard for the Elmira Pioneers vs. Binghamton, 1940. ScorecardA1404
Souvenir Program and scorecard for Elmira Pioneers vs. Scranton, 1943.ProgramA1405
Official Scorecard Key to Scoreboard for the Elmira Pioneers vs. Utica, ca. 1944. ScorecardA1406
Official Scorecard Key to Scoreboard for the Elmira Pioneers vs. Hartford, ca. 1945.ScorecardA1407
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