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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.

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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 TitleCL 105 Personius Brothers LettersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByHeather Wade, Kimberly Richards
Date Completed:2002/ May 25, 2007
Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1861-1865
Abstract

The Personius Brothers Letters, is a collection of letters written by Captain Walker V., Charles W. and Daniel V. Personius.  The brothers all served with Company G of the 50th New York Engineers.  Most letters have their original envelopes included in the folder.  The Booth Library purchased the first set of 74 letters in December 2002.  In March of 2007, the Booth Library purchased 54 more letters.  Letters written by Charles Personius encompass the bulk of the collection with 87, Walker's letters total 32 and Daniel letters total 13.



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Berlin MD, July 17, 1863 to his parents.LetterB47
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Berlin MD, July 21, 1863 to his parents.LetterB48
Letter from Daniel Personius, stationed at Camp of Engineers, March 6, 1864 to his parents.LetterB49
Letter from Daniel Personius, stationed at Camp Near Stevensburg VA, April 25, 1864 to his Aunt.LetterB50
Letter from Daniel Personius, stationed at Camp Near City Point, September 1, 1864 to his parents.LetterB51
Letter from Daniel Personius, stationed at Camp Near City Point, September 18, 1864 to his sister.LetterB52
Letter from Daniel Personius, stationed at Camp Near City Point, September 1864 to his parents.LetterB53
Letter from Daniel Personius, stationed at Camp Near City Point, September 25, 1864 to his parents.LetterB54
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