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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 TitleMC 03 War CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:11/2006
Provenance:The War Collection is a collection was donated to the Booth Library by a number of donors and purchases made by the Chemung County Historical Society
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1779-Present
AbstractThe War Collection contains, letters, field manuals, and other documents relating to the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam to the present-day.


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Letter - to George McCann, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for France, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0725
Letter - to George McCann, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Belgium, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0726
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Belgium, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0727
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Belgian prisoners, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0728
Letter - to George McCann, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding the relief efforts for Belgian prisoners, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0729
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Allied Countries, New York NY, 1919.LetterC0730
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts in Belgium, New York NY, 1919.LetterC0731
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Italian children, New York NY, 1920.LetterC0732
Letter - to Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Belgian prisoners in German camps, New York NY, circa 1918.LetterC0733
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Belgium, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.LetterC0734
Letter - to George McCann, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for Belgium, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.LetterC0735
Letter - 2nd page of letter to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from Mildred Fowler, National Allied Relief Committee, regarding relief efforts for France, New York NY, 1918. 1st page missing.LetterC0736
Booklet - Where Children are Dying from Hunger and Disease, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918.BookletC0801
Booklet - For the Lives of Children, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, circa 1918-1919.BookletC0802
Records - Articles of the corporation, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, circa 1917-1919.RecordsC0803
Records - Reciepts and Disbursement Statement January 5, 1918 to April 30, 1918, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New Yrok NY, 1918.RecordsC0804
Booklet - France and Humanity, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918.BookletC0804
Booklet - Thousands of Little Children of France are Crying to You to Save them From German Frightfulness, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1918.BookletC0806
Booklet - Tuberculosis: the Scourge of France, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, New York NY, 1919. Includes letter from John Moffat that came with booklet.BookletC0807
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, regarding relief efforts for Polish children, New York NY, 1919.LetterC0808
Records - letter to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, regarding a request for information on distribution of funds, New York NY, 1918. Includes only 1st page.RecordsC0809
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, regarding various war relief efforts, New York NY, 1919.LetterC0810
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, regarding investigations of war relief efforts, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0811
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, regarding war relief efforts, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0812
Letter - to Benjamin F. Levy, Chemung County War Chest, from John Moffat, French Heroes Lafayette Memorial Fund, in response to a request for information, New York NY, 1918.LetterC0813
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