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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

Collection TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklets - Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Annual Report: 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15.BookletsO1301
Booklet - That's A Fair Question: Annual Report of the Elmira Association of Commerce for 1925. BookletP0101
Signs - Member of the Elmira Association of Commerce: 1926, 1929.SignP0102
Booklet - The Proposed Graphic Arts Center at 1575 Lake St., Elmira, NY, compliments of the Elmira Association of Commerce, ca. 1920s. BookletP0103
Elmira Association of Commerce memo regarding a meeting of the Civic Improvements Committee, May 15, 1930. MemoP0104
Letter from the editor of the American City magazine to the Elmira Association of Commerce, June 26, 1930. LetterP0105
Letter from the Elmira Association of Commerce to Mr. Leon Patterson regarding signage for the fair, September 13, 1930. LetterP0106
Magazine - Elmira Business, Elmira Association of Commerce: January 1936. MagazineP0107
Booklet - Public Art in Elmira, N.Y. published by the Elmira Association of Commerce, 1942.BookletP0108
Program - Annual Report and Victory Banquet of the Elmira Association of Commerce held at the Mark Twain Hotel, October 9, 1945.ProgramP0109
Booklet - Elmira, New York: A Grand Place to Live and Work, published by the Elmira Association of Commerce, ca. 1950s.BookletP0110
Booklet - Elmira Association of Commerce Annual Report, 1962-1963.BookletP0111
Scrapbook - Elmira Association of Commerce, from 1935 - 1939. Newspaper articles and letters, Solicitations Agreements, Annual Meetings, Maps, and Surveys. ScrapbookP0201
Program - Elmira Junior Association of Commerce, May 23 - 24 - 25, 1947. Listing Convention Committee Chairmen, Chapter Presidents, Jaycees Map of Downtown Elmira, and places to go and things to see in and around Elmira.ProgramP0301
Program - Elmira Junior Association of Commerce, 1956. The group's brochure of Greater Elmira, including maps of business and residential areas. ProgramP0302
Magazine - Elmira Business, Elmira Association of Commerce: March 1936.MagazineP0401
Newsletter - Elmira Area Action, Elmira Association of Commerce, July-August 1962.NewsletterP0402
Newsletter - Near Westside Neighborhood Association: November 1979; January, April, May, & November 1980; September 1981; March, July, November 1982; November 1983; February & April 1984; November/December 1989; May & July/August 1990; January/February & April/May 1992; Spring 2010.NewsletterP0501
Membership Card - Chemung County Chamber of Commerce.Membership CardP0502
Brochure - Gateway to the Near Westside Neighborhood, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, c. 1978-1990.BrochureP0601
Notecard - Thank you note to Mrs. Clute from the Near Westside Neighborhood Association, c. 1978-1990.NotecardP0602
Explore Near Westside Architectural Treasure Hunt, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, c. 1978-1990.DocumentP0603
Blank building-structure inventory form, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, c. 1978-1990.DocumentP0604
Booklet - Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, a 1983 club list naming Chemung County's Clubs and Organizations.Booklet P0604
Handbill - "Spring Clean Up", Near Westside Neighborhood Association, c. 1978-1990.HandbillP0605
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