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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
Canals - Canal rafts & rafting060-015
Canals - Chemung Canal060-020
Canals - Chemung Canal - Prepared Histories060-021
Canals - Chemung Canal - Closure & Dismantling 060-023
Canals - Chemung Canal System060-025
Canals - Feeder Canal060-030
Canals - A Link in the Great Chain: A History of the Chemung Canal by Gary Emerson060-035
Canals - Junction Canal 060-040
Canals - Pennsylvania Canals060-045
Canals - Barge Canal060-050
Celebrations - Chemung County 125th Anniversary 1961065-005
Celebrations - Bicentennial of the US Constitution, 1988065-010
Celebrations - Memorial Day065-0100
Celebrations - USA Bicentennial - Parade June 19, 1976065-015
Celebrations - USA Bicentennial - Misc. Booklets065-020
Celebrations - USA Bicentennial - Chemung County Bicentennial Commission, 1975-1976065-025
Celebrations - Misc. Parades065-035
Celebrations - Chemung County Sesquicentennial, 1986065-040
Celebrations - Elmira Centennial - 1964065-045
Celebrations - Elmira Centennial - 1964 - Planning Committee Minutes065-046
Celebrations - Festival '82 - (American LaFrance 150th/ Town of Southport 160th), 1982065-050
Railroads - New York & Erie Railroad065-055
Celebrations - Fourth of July065-055
Celebrations - Labor Day065-060
Celebrations - Thanksgiving Proclamation065-065
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