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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 21 Mark TwainCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByDavid Leopold
Date Completed:Fall 2005
Date Updated:December 2007
Provenance:The Mark Twain Collection is a series of donations made by various local donors.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThe Mark Twain Collection contains letters, articles, pamphlets and other documents regarding Mark Twain, the Langdon Family and the Mark Twain Centennial.


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Mark Twain National Society. A letter to Cyril Clemens from Winston Churchill thanking him for the Mark Twain Society gold medal. Dated: October 25th, 1943. LetterA1805
Mark Twain--Love and Vignettes. A short story of the life of Mark Twain by Karl Greiner. Dated: August 30th, 1959.DocumentsA1901
Mark Twain--Love and Vignettes. A vignette of Mark Twain written by W.C. Barber. No date.DocumentsA1902
Mark Twain--Love and Vignettes. A short story about the life of Mark Twain. No date.DocumentsA1903
Mark Twain National Society. A letter to Cyril Clemens from en unidentifiable source. Dated: July 21st, 1943. LetterA1904
Mark Twain Song. "The Mark Twain of Music," written by Patricia Loucks. Dated: 1977.Sheet MusicA2001
Mark Twain. The Elmira Advertiser's article on Mark Twain working for them as an editor. Dated: November, 1946.ArticleA2001
Mark Twain Scholarship. A short history of Mark Twain, written by Margo Newitte. No date.DocumentsA21 03
Mark Twain Scholarship. A short history of the life of Mark Twain. Titled: Mark Twain and the Bible. Dated: April 1983.DocumentsA21 04
Mark Twain Scholarship. A short history of Elmira and the Mark Twain study. No date.DocumentsA2101
Mark Twain Scholarship. A program for Caroline Thomas Harnsberger, the author of Mark Twain at Your Fingertips. No date.ProgramA2102
Mark Twain--Press coverage in Elmira. A story about Mark Twain from the Morning Telegram, an Elmira magazine. Dated: March 28th, 1978.ArticleA2201
Mark Twain Scrapbook pages. Pages from a scrapbook titled: A lifetime with Mark Twain.ScrapbookA2301
Mark Twain Speeches and Talks about. A speech titled: Mark Twain's City, by Josephine Bailey Doyle. No date.SpeechA2401
Mark Twain Speeches and Talks about. An article about Mark Twain written by county historian Clark Wilcox. Dated: June 6th, 1952.ArticleA2402
Mark Twain Speeches and Talks about. A speech given at the Mark Twain Festival in Elmira by Max Eastman. Dated: September 14th, 1954.SpeechA2403
Mark Twain Speeches and Talks about. A speech about Mark Twain given by W. Charles Barber. Dated: September 19th, 1959.SpeechA2404
Mark Twain Speeches and Talks about. A speech given by W. Charles Barber at the dedication of the Beecher Memorial Organ. Dated: March 5th, 1961.SpeechA2405
Mark Twain Speeches and Talks about. An address about Mark Twain, Given by Claude Brinegar to the American Civilization class at Langley High School in Maclean Virginia. Dated: December 14th, 1973.SpeechA2406
Mark Twain--Park Church, Elmira. "A new Beecher Church," written by Charles Neider. Dated: 1961.DocumentsA2501
Mark Twain--Park Church, Elmira. Mark Twain's Championship of Thomas K. Beecher.DocumentsA2502
Mark Twain Impersonation--Hal Holbrook. A program for Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight. Dated: July 3rd, 1976.ProgramA2601
Mark Twain Impersonation--Hal Holbrook. A program for Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight at the Altrusa Club of Elmira-Corning. Dated: November 30th, 1968.ProgramA2602
Langdon Family Material. A memorial booklet for Jervis Langdon, 1809-1870.DocumentsB0101
Langdon Family Material. A memorial booklet for Olivia Lewis Langdon, 1810-1890.DocumentsB0102
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