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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 17 Theater CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByLee Kiesling
Extent
AbstractInventory still in process.


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Program - Lot's Wife, by Dr. Frederick Lent, Elmira College Chapel, April 16, 1923. Single Sheet. ProgramG1019
Program - Festival of Beauty, presented by C.R. Packard, Ely Hall, September 1, 2, 1873-1883. Single Sheet.ProgramG1020
Program - Opera Carnival, presented by The Alpha Club, directed by Mrs.H.F. Dixie, Industrial Exchange and Employment Bureau, May 14-16, 1907-1917. Folded sheet.ProgramG1021
Program -Anna Pavlowa, assisted by M. Ivan Clustine M. A. Volinine, presented by the Pavlowa Ballet Company, directed by Max Rabinoff under the local sponsorship of M. Doyle Marks, 1911-1921. Booklet.ProgramG1022
Program - Concert, Efrem Zimbalist, violinist, presented by the Civic Music Association. 1935-45. Folded sheet.ProgramG1023
Program - The Yuri Sherling Theatre of Musical Art presented by the Mark Twain Arts Council at the Domes, September 2, 1989. ProgramG1024
Program - Recital, featuring the Keating Mandolin Club and Valentine Abt, Williams' Hall, November 1, 1901. Single Sheet.ProgramG1101
Program - Uncle Tom's Cabin, presented by Clarke's Fifth Avenue Company, 1876-1886. Single Sheet.ProgramG1102
Contract - Blank contract for De Graff's Minstrels,managed by M.R. Havlin, 1880-1890. Single sheet.ContractG1103
Handbill - Readings by Jenny Jewell Hotchkiss, to commence December 1874. Includes reviews of past performances and autograph from Jenny Jewell Hotchkiss.HandbillG1104
Handbill - Announcing the Saengerbund Ball with the "Woman Machine" 1868-1892.HandbillG1105
Handbill - Agnes Ayres and Her Hollywood Debs at Rock Springs, April 26, 1935. HandbillG1107
Program - Piano Recital by Oscar Ziegler, Thursday Morning Musicales, October 19, 1932. Included also the 1932-33 season listings and officers for same period. Single folded sheet.ProgramH0101
Program - Listing of programs for Thursday Morning Musicales, 1933-34 season. Folded sheet.ProgramH0102
Program - Listing of programs, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, at The Park and First Baptist Churches, 1934-5 season. Single folded sheet.ProgramH0103
Program - Concerts, Community Concerts Association Artists, Lawrence Tibbett, Malcolm & Godden, and the Barrere Little Symphony, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales. The Park Church, 1935-6 season. (2 copies)ProgramH0104
Program - Community Concerts Association Artists, sponsored by The Thursday Morning Musicales, Kirsten Flagstad, soprano (October 7,1936);Jose Iturbi, piano (January 5,1937); and Carola Goya, Spanish dancer (March 16, 1937), the Keeney Theatre, 1936-7 season. Single folded sheet.ProgramH0105
Program - The Bali and Java Dancers with Devi-Dja,(November 9, 1939); The National Symphony Orchestra (December 6, 1939); Marian Anderson, contralto (January 18, 1940); and Guiomar Novaes, piano with James Melton, tenor(February 29, 1940), from the Commnity Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, The Keeney Theatre, 1939-1940 season. Single folded sheet. 2 copies.ProgramH0107
Program -Gregor Piatiagorsky, cellist & Igor Gorin, baritone; (November 14, 1940);National Symphony Orchestra, under Hans Kindler (December 12, 1940); Vronsky & Babin, piano (January 16, 1941) Lily Pons, soprano (March 20, 1941), from the Community Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, Keeney Theatre, 1940-41 season. Single folded sheet. Two copies.ProgramH0108
Program - John Charles Thomas, baritone (December 4, 1941); Josef Hofmann, pianist(February 5, 1942; Indianapolis Symphony (February 25, 1942); Monte Carlo Ballet Russe (March 26, 1942); from the Community Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, Keeney Theatre, 1941-42 season. Single folded sheet.ProgramH0109
Program - La Boheme (October 8, 1942); Zino Francescotti, violinist (November 19, 1943);Indianapolis Symphony (March 4, 1943); Richard Crooks, tenor (April 1, 1943), from the Community Concert Association, presented by the Thursday Morning Musicales. Keeney Theatre, 1942-43 season. Single sheet folded. Two copies.ProgramH0110
Program - Columbia Opera Quartet (October 7, 1943); Busch & Serkin (October 28, 1943); Don Cossack Russian Male Chorus (December 9, 1943); The Cleveland Symphony (February 10, 1944); Dorothy Maynor, soprano (March 30, 1944); presented by the Community Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, The Keeney Theatre, 1943-44 season. Single sheet, folded.ProgramH0111
Program - Carmen, in English (October 12, 1944); Helen Traubel, soprano (November 10, 1944); Cleveland Symphony Orchestra (February 15, 1945); Morley & Gearhart, pianists (March 15, 1945), presented by the Community Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, Keeney Theatre, 1944-45 season. 2 copies.ProgramH0112
Program - William Primrose, violist (November 15, 1945); Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (December 6,1945); Draper & Adler (January 17, 1946); Bidu Sayao and Charles Kullman (February 14, 1946), presented by the Community Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, Keeney Theatre, 1945-46 season. Two copies.ProgramH0113
Program - Christopher Lynch, Tenor (November 7, 1946);Baltimore Symphony, Reginald Stewart, Conductor (December 12, 1946); Rosario and Antonio,Dancers (January 9, 1947); Jascha Heifetz, Violinist (February 13, 1947); Appleton and Field, Pianists (March 13, 1947), presented by Community Concert Association, sponsored by the Thursday Morning Musicales, the Keeney Theatre, 1946-7 season. Single folded sheet.ProgramH0114
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