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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 TitleOSMC Oversized Manuscript CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:August 21, 2007
Extent6 linear feet
AbstractThe OSMC Collection is oversized documents, scrapbooks and other archival materials that are too large to be stored in the MC Collection.


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Framed photograph of the 1972 Flood waters spilling over the spillway by the Lake Street Bridge. Original photograph taken by Archie Kieffer.Photograph1516
Bound copies of Vogue Magazine for October 1, 1919 through January 1, 1936. Note: not all editions are present, just various issues.Magazine1601
John Wanamaker, Catalog Mail Order, Fall and Winter Fashions, 1921-1922.Catalog1602
Magazine/Catalog - The Upholsterer and Interior Decorator April 15, 1916, Vo. LV, No. 4, published by Clifford & Lawton.1603
McCall Fashions for July 1919.Catalog1604
May Manton's Bazar Glove-Fitting Patterns, No. XII, 1903.Catalog1605
Standard Fashions, published by the Standard Fashion Company, for June 1917.Catalog1606
Zim Collection - Magazine Judge contains the following editions: Misc., Vol. 36 No. 901 January 21, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 902 January 28, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 903 February 4, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 904 February 11, 1988; Vol. 36 No. ? February 18, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 906 February 25, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 910 March 25, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 911 April 1, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 912 April 8, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 914 April 22, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 915 April 29, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 918 May 20, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 919 May 27, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 921 June 10, 1899; Vol. 36 No. 923 June 24, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 925 July 8, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 926 July 15, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 929 August 5, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 931 August 19, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 932 August 26, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 935 September 16, 1899; Vol. 37 No.936 September 23, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 939 October 14, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 947 December 9, 1899; Vol. 37 No. 948 December 16, 1899; and Vol. 37 No. 949 December 23, 1899.Magazines1711
(4) Vetoes signed by Governor David B. Hill, 1886-1890. Documents180101
Assigment of Mortgage from Catherine M. Sly to Edna E Learned dated May 11, 1882.Document180102
Promissory notes to Michael Sly dated 1725 and 1778.Document180112
Certificate of Indenture between Benajah Brown and his wife Violetta to Michael Sly, October 13, 1792.Document180116
Papers of the Citizens' Committee of Elmira including membership rolls, minutes of meeting and correspondence, 1891. Papers180201
Partial list of accounts of Michael Sly, Administrator of the estate of John Sly. (Right side of document).Document180207
Assigment of Mortgage from Catherine M. Sly to Edna E. Learned, May 11, 1882.Document180301
Mortgage between Eugene W. Seamed and Catherine M. Sly, February 26, 1877.Document180303
Abstract of the Title of David C. Robinson from the Sly Family in the Town of Southport.Deed180304
Certified Will for John Sly signed by John Arnot, Register for the Probate of Wills for Northampton County Pennsylvania.Will180305
Partial list of accounts of Michael Sly, Administrator of the estate of John Sly. (Left side of document).Document180306
An Article of Agreement between Francis Hasenclever, Jacob Shallow and Isaiah Jennings, February 20, 1775.Document180308
Deed request for land to Daniel McCarty from the state of Pennsylvania.Document180309
Bond belonging to Michael Sly, ca. 1760s. Document180310
Bond belonging to Michael Sly, July 16, 1767.Document180311
(3) Promissory Notes for John Sly, 1769, 1772 and 1795.Document180313
List of men drafted December 9, 1776 out of Capt. James Johnson's Company, including John Sly.Document180314
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