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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

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Newspaper - The Telegram, "Elmira's Pride - The Robinson Building", January 10, 1909.Newspaper02D-06F-10
Two (2) Advertisements for Drive Springs, no date.Newspaper02D-06F-11
Photograph - Omega Upsilon Phi Fraternity of the University at Buffalo, 1897.Photograph02D-06F-13
Blueprint - Dun Property, North Main Street for Keidanren Realty, no date.Architectural Drawing02D-06F-13
Photograph - Lawyers of Elmira Poster, c. 1900.Photograph02D-06F-13
Photograph - Unknown man in a white suit.Photograph02D-06F-13
Photograph - CCC Camp, 1965.Photograph02D-06F-14
Letter from John Williams to Tioga County Sheriff, February 22, 1830.Letter02D-06F-14
Photograph - William C. Wary, no date.Photograph02D-06F-14
Photograph - Hammalton Dux Wary, February 1935.Photograph02D-06F-14
Photograph - Department 21 Inspection Group, no date.Photograph02D-06F-14
Photograph - Hanger's Band, 1919.Photograph02D-06F-14
Photograph - Chemung County Outing, Cold Club, August 18, 1942.Photograph02D-06F-14
Photograph - Schoolmates of McConnell District Number 5, June 16, 1897.Photograph02D-06F-14
Photograph - Mayyow Outing, Cold Brook, August 20, 1916.Photograph02D-06F-14
Newspaper - Advertisement, S. F. Iszard Company for Christmas gifts, December 18, 1904.Newspaper02D-06F-15
Twenty (20) blueprints for Eclipse Machine Division, Bendix Aviation Corporation, Elmira, NY for Experimental Gears, no date.Blueprint02D-07F-01
Map of the Village of Elmira, c. 1850 and plans to build the Junction Canal.Map02D-07F-02
Lithograph - Picture of Elmira, NY from the East Hill, 1862, printed by Lewis and Goodwin, Litho & Pub by B. F. Smith, Jr. & Co, Albany, NY.Lithograph02D-07F-02
Three (3) photographs of a circus parade taken from City Hall at corner of Lake and Church St, c. 1936 taken by Leo F. Campbell.Photograph02D-07F-03
Photograph - Co. L, Reg. NYVI, December 10, 1898 by McFarlin.Photograph02D-07F-04
Map - New York in the American Revolution, 1775-1783 by the New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, designed by The National Survey, Chester Vermont, compiled by David C. Thurheimer.Map02D-07F-05
Drawing of a Civil War Monument with Shiloh and Antietam engraved on Monument.Drawing02D-07F-05
Fernan Family Photographs, Francis and Leo P. Fernan identified. A. Men in Military Uniform, B. Erie, D L & W employees at picnic at Grolio Park, Elmira, NY G M Holstead Div, 434 R of LE, 1937.Photograph02D-07F-06
Drawing of a Civil War Monument, "Easel Monument" of William J. Personious, Died Nov. 8, 1864. Monument dedicated to his mother, Priscilla, July 15, 1895.Drawing02D-07F-07
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