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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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Four stamp albums with loose stamps and mailing envelope (addressed to Eva Derby, Walnut St)from the National Wildlife Federation. 1939-1942.Booklet010901
Torn envelope from Baker & Taylor, New York City to CA & FN Derby, Baldwin St. 1919-1942Envelope011001
Letter from the Telegram Printing Company, Elmira, to the Derby Bookstore, Baldwin Street, concerning a rate raise. October 1, 1919.Letter011002
Postcard addressed to the Derby Book Shop advertising the sale of the book, The Schoolmaster of Yesteryear. 1919-1942 Postcard011003
Trade Card for Berlin's Fine Stationery, gold embossed design. 1919-1942.Card, Trade011004
Envelope from the Derby Bookstore on Baldwin St. used for pen nibs.Envelope011005
Trade Card from Nelson Doubleday advertising the Daily Reading Guide. 1919-1942Card, Trade011006
Letterhead Paper, envelope of new V-mail letters. 1941-1946.Letterhead Paper011007
Unused Air Mail envelope. 1941-1950Envelope011008
Envelope from the Langwell Hotel, Elmira to the Derby Book Store,Baldwin Street with Langwell Hotel letterhead inside. Postmarked December 6, 1928.Envelope011009
Envelope containing "Free Mailing" Postal Cards for men in service. 1941-1946Envelope011010
Envelope from J.Q. Adams, Harrisburg Board of Trade, addressed to Miss Derby, Billings Book Shop, Baldwin Street, Elmira, 1910-1930.Envelope011011
Envelope from J.Q. Adams, Harrisburg Board of Trade, addressed to Miss Derby, Billings Book Shop, Baldwin Street, Elmira, 1910-1930.Envelope011011
Sample of Berlin's Batiste Two-Fold "Hemstitched" Notes. 1910-1930.Paper, Letterhead011012
Four samples of Berlin's Batiste, Two-Fold "Hemstitched" Notes. 1910-1930.Paper, Letterhead011013
Envelope mailed from Fort Wayne, Indiana, addressed to Miss Eva Derby, Billings Bookstore, Elmira. Planters Hotel, ,pictured on the back. September 14, 1916.Envelope011014
Booklet from the American Pad & Paper Company with samples of lined papers. 1910-1940Booklet011015
Envelope (sample) with snap closing mailed to the Derby Bookstore from the Western Envelope Corporation, Brooklyn, NY. 1910-1940Envelope011016
Envelope (sample) with snap closing mailed to the Derby Bookstore from the Western Envelope Corporation, Brooklyn, NY. 1910-1940Envelope011016
Envelope (sample) with snap closing mailed to the Derby Bookstore from the Western Envelope Corporation, Brooklyn, NY. 1910-1940Envelope011016
Envelope (sample) with snap closing mailed to the Derby Bookstore from the Western Envelope Corporation, Brooklyn, NY. 1910-1940Envelope011016
Envelope (sample) with snap closing mailed to the Derby Bookstore from the Western Envelope Corporation, Brooklyn, NY. 1910-1940Envelope011016
Catalog of Christmas card designs addressed to Mrs. C.A Derby of the Derby Bookshop with accompanying letter from Dorothea Macomber of NYC, March 8, 1929Catalog011017
Derby's Book Shop, Office Supplies, Novelties & Engraving, mailing labels. 1910-1940.Mailing Labels011018
Receipt made out to Derby Book Shop for payment of $30.00 pledge to the Chemung Co. War Chest, October 9, 1944.Receipt011019
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