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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 TitleCL 05 Mabel Wood CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:June 2009
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Letter from Belle M. Roff, of the Iron Kettle Gift Shop in Waverly to Miss Derby thanking her for a salesman's address, October 10, 1924.Letter010701
Letter from Daniel Sheehan of Sheehan, Dean & Co., to Miss Derby thanking her for her friendship and patronage during "our recent difficulties", July 18,1940.Letter010702
Letter from Daniel Sheehan of Sheehan, Dean & Co., to Miss Derby thanking her for her friendship and patronage during "our recent difficulties", July 18,1940.Letter010702
Letter from Daniel Sheehan of Sheehan, Dean & Co., to Miss Derby thanking her for her friendship and patronage during "our recent difficulties", July 18,1940.Letter010702
Letter from Alice, visiting Edinburgh, Scotland, to Eva, Cora and Anna, dated July 17, 1928, four pages.Letter010702
Card sent to the Misses Derby, the Book Shop, by Mrs Henry J. Rohber, thanking them for their sympathy. Envelope postmarked April 6, 1924.Card, Greeting010703
Typewritten poem entitled the Beardsley Trip, 1890-1960. 2 1/2 pages.Poem010704
Label on item addressed to Miss Derby, Walnut St., from the United States Cut Flower Company of Elmira, April 1931Label, Address010706
Christmas card with picture by Wallace Nutting on front,1890-1960.Card, Greeting010707
Letterhead cut from Elmira Business College document. Miss Derby written on back. 1910-1960Letterhead010708
Handwritten notes on the flood of 1865 and how it affected the Alden Derby family and various sites in Elmira. 1865-1870. Document010709
Postcard sent by Mrs Floyd Reese, Lake Street Presbyterian Church to determine attendance at upcoming church dinners. 1901-1941.Postcard010710
Postcard addressed to Maxey Curran, 220 Lormore St., Elmira, from John A. Robinson Class, First Presbyterian Church, extending an invitation from "Espey, Capt., of the Blues" March 8, 1917.Postcard010711
Pre-printed postcard addressed to Chemung Valley Savings & Loan containing a referral form. 1890-1960Postcard010712
Pre-printed postcard addressed to Chemung Valley Savings & Loan containing a referral form. 1890-1960Postcard010712
Pre-printed postcard addressed to the Chemung Valley Mutual Loan Assn, advertising the Association's services. April 1924Postcard010713
Commemorative envelope with cancelled stamp for the Mercury flight, postmarked Cape Canaveral, February 20, 1962.Envelope010714
Shopping list for several items including butter, butter tubs, seed corn, fence wire and potatoes,March 1902Document010715
A man's face embroidered on cloth, entitled "Boy Friend to Derby girl"Art010716
Diary, 3 pages, 1910,(2) and 1913. Written by Derby family member.Diary0107o5
Envelope which contained "letter from Grandmother Oakley to Grandmother Leverick." 1856.Envelope010801
Letter from Martha M. Oakley to Sarah Leverick, dated June 1, 1856.Letter010803
Letter written to "Mele" (Amelia) by "Sim" who was in Albany at the time. February 29, 1860.Letter010804
Poem entitled " My Mother" written by Amelia. 1846-1896.Poem010805
Poem handwritten by Amelia. 1846-1896.Poem010806
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