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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

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This folder contains the following posters from World War I: (3) War Bonds posters; (6) posters for the 3rd Liberty Loan; (2) Victory Liberty Loan posters. Posters01D-09F-06
This folder contains the following posters from World War I: (2) U.S. Employment Service posters; (2) Red Cross posters; (5) War Savings Stamp posters; (2) U.S. Marine recruiting posters; (1) American Library Association books for soldiers poster; (1) Elmira fund raising poster. Posters01D-09F-07
This folder contains the following posters from World War I: (7) United States Food Administration posters; (4) National War Garden Commission posters; (3) U.S. Department of Agriculture poster; (1) United States School Garden Army poster.Posters01D-09F-08
This folder contains the following posters from World War I: (1) Third Liberty Loan poster; (2) 4th Liberty Loan poster; (7) Victory Liberty Loan posters; (1) 4th Liberty Loan honor roll; (1) Victory Liberty Loan honor roll. Posters01D-09F-09
This folder contains the following Muster and Pay-Rolls of Company H, 50th New York Engineers: February 28, October 31, December 31, 1862; February 28, April 30, June 30, August 31, October 31, December 31, 1863; document fragments.Documents01D-10F-01
This folder contains the following Muster and Pay-Rolls of Company H, 50th New York Engineers: February 29, April 30, August 31, October 31, December 31, 1864; February 28, April 30, 1865. Documents01D-10F-02
This folder contains the following Civil War-era military documents from Company H, 50th New York Engineers: 5-Muster & Descriptive Rolls of detachment of recruits (Charles F. Makinson, James Cornelison), 1864-1865; Volunteer Descriptive List & Accounting of Pay & Clothing, December 21, 1864; Return and accounting of men of Captain Arthur M. Jackson, June 13, 1865; Muster-out Roll, spring 1865; Muster Roll of Company in Preparation for Discharge, summer 1865.Documents01D-10F-03
This folder contains the following Civil War-era military documents: Muster and Pay-Roll of Company E, 16th Veteran Reserve Corps, August 31, 1864; Muster-out roll of detachment of Company G, 179th New York Volunteers (John Autenruth), June 28, 1865.Documents01D-10F-03
Parkways of New York State, State Council of ParksMap01F-02D-18
Map of the county of Genesee & Wyoming, by David H. Burr, published by the Surveyor General pursuant to an act of the Legislature, entered according to Congress, Jan. 5th, 1829 by David H. Burr of the State of New York, Stone & Clark Republishers, Ithaca, New York, 1840Map01F-03D-02
Map of Lake Street Park, formerly part of the O'Hanlon Farm, Lake Street, Horseheads, 1913. Map020202
This folder contains the following 20th Century political campaign posters: Eisenhower for president (1952); Jim Lowman for County Legislature (1980s); Charles Houper for sheriff (1980s); George Winner for Assembly (1980s); Tom Tranter for County Executive (1990s); George Pataki for Governor (1994). Posters02D-01F-01
This folder contains the following 21st Century political campaign posters: Al Gore for president (2000); Hillary Clinton for Senate (2000): William Hopkins for City Council (2000); Jim Hare for Assembly (2010); Tom O'Mara for State Senate (2010): Tom Reed for Congress (2010).Posters02D-01F-02
This folder contains posters for the James E. Strates Shows at the Chemung County Fair for the following years: 1977, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986 & 1990. Posters02D-01F-03
This folder contains posters from the James E. Strates Shows for the following years: 1977, 1981, 1984. 1985, 1986 & 1990. Posters02D-01F-03
This folder contains premium lists for the Chemung County Agricultural Fair for the following years: 1845, 1847, 1848 & 1849. Posters02D-01F-04
This folder contains posters for the Chemung County Fair for the following years: 1887, 1920 & 1980s (featuring Marie Osmond, Mel Tillis & Demolition Derby), 2017.Posters02D-01F-04
This folder contains the following posters from misc. fairs, festivals & celebrations: Interstate Fair, 1893; fireworks at the Interstate Fairgrounds, July 25, 1895; Labor Day Celebration at Southport Corners, September 7, 1903; Sullivan-Clinton Sesquicentennial in Athens, PA, August 24, 1929; Bicentennial Festival, July 4, 1976; National Night Out, 1980s; Near Westside 10th Heritage Day Festival, 1980s; Near Westside Architectural Treasure Hunt, 1980s; Temple B'Nai Israel 125th Anniversary, 1987; Bicentennial of the US Constitution Celebration, July 23-4, 1988. Posters02D-01F-05
This folder contains posters for the following Chemung County Historical Society events: Oktoberfest German Heritage Celebration (1989); Carnival Weekend (1992, 1993 & 1994).Posters02D-01F-06
This folder contains the following theatrical and music-related posters: 3-Mark Twain Musical Drama (1980s); 2- Yuri Sherling Theatre of Musical Art (1989); Traditional folk songs with Jack Waddell (ca. 1990); 2-Dance with Woodhull's Old Tyme Masters at the West Endicott Fire Station (1938); Ella Fitzgerald at the Gala Grand Opening of the Clemens Center (1977); 2-This Week at the Mozart Theatre, Feb 3 & 24 (ca. 1910s); Fall showings at the Horseheads Theatre (1947); New Kids on the Block (ca. 1990); Buckley's Serenaders at Ely's Hall (1862); Elmira Opera House Opening Night (1867); Barber of Seville at Opera House (1869); Holman English Opera Troupe at Opera House (1869); Bells of Normandy at Opera House (1978); Big Bonanza at Opera House (189); Otto: A German at Opera House (1879); MacFarland Dance & Acrobatic Troupe at Pattinson Hall (1851); Shaughaun or Under Two Flags at Madison Ave. Theatre (1887). Posters02D-01F-07
This folder contains the following sports-related posters: Elmira Pioneers 1978 season schedule; Baseball: The Pride of Elmira, 1988; Elmira Pioneers 2001 season schedule; Watkins Glen: Home of Road Racing, ca. 1980s.Posters02D-01F-08
This folder contains the following aviation-related posters: Krause Aerial Show in Boston featuring Leon D. Smith, ca. 1920s; Fly over Washington with Leon D. Smith, ca. 1920s; Going up? Take a ride with Leon Smith, ca. 1920s; 27th Annual Powder Puff Derby Transcontinental Air Race, 1973; Schweizer Sailplanes Since 1930, ca. 1980s; NASA poster with Eileen Collins, ca. 1990s.Posters02D-01F-09
Label from an Exchange Mills flour sack, Reynolds, Tuttle & Co., ca. 1900. Label02D-01F-10
This folder contains the following posters and advertisements: Elmira Heights Great Land Sale, 1913; Electric Clothes Dryer from NYSEG, ca. 1950s; S.F. Iszard Co. Christmas ad, ca. 1980s; F.M. Howell Co. historic cigar box label poster, 1982; American LaFrance 150th Anniversary, 1982; Welliver McGuire 100th Anniversary, 1998; Schweizer Aircraft Corp., 2003. Posters02D-01F-10
This folder contains the following 19th Century posters and handbills: Lecture on Palestine by Augustus Holt, ca. 1850; The Great 40 Mile Mirror visual lecture, 1851; Democratic party meeting in Millport, 1856; Patriots Attention! political rally, ca. 1861; Panorama of Washington, D.C., ca. 1860s; Professor Clum’s lecture on art, science & travel, ca. 1880s.Posters02D-01F-11
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