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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 TitleVF Subject FilesCreatorBooth Library
Processed By
Date Updated:May 2007
Extent4 linear feet (4 file cabinets)
AbstractSubject files contain newspaper clippings and other documents regarding historic events, buildings, wars, public locations and other miscellaneous information on Chemung County.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Irish in Chemung County, History of the135-025
Irish135-025
Immigrants135-030
Italians135-035
Jews - History135-040
NAACP - see also African American135-045
African American - Survey 1995-96135-050
Chemung County Fair140-005
Circus - see also Fairs or Carnivals140-008
Circus - Dad Backer Kids Circus140-010
Chemung County Fair140-015
Fairs140-020
Fair - Interstate140-025
Fairs - State140-113
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC Camp)145-005
Civilian Conservation Corps - see also CCC145-010
Legislation, Federal145-015
Social Security145-020
Filing System155-005
Chemung River - Floods165-000
Laux, Marty photograph of flooded Elmira in 1972165-005
Chemung River - Flood of 1972 Hurricane Agnes165-005
Flood of 1972 - view of Elmira from Skyline Drive near Hilltop165-005
Chemung River - Flood of 1946165-010
Flood Control165-015
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