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Collection TitleMC 13 Banks/ Financial InstitutionsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:07/28/2008
Provenance:

The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals.   

Terms:Banks and banking; Bank notes; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Financial institutions; Money
Historical:

Bank of Chemung; Bank of Elmira Heights; CCSD Federal Credit Union; Chemung Canal Bank, 1833-1903; Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1903-present; Chemung Valley Bank; Chemung Valley Mutual Loan Association, 1875-1927; Chemung Valley Savings & Loan Association, 1927-?; Elmira Mechanics Society; Elmira Mechanics Savings Society; Elmira National Bank & Trust Company, 1929-1953; Elmira Savings Bank, 1890-present; Elmira Savings & Loan Association, 1923-present; Elmira Trust Company, 1902-1903; Horseheads Savings & Loan Association; Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York, 1953-1970; Mechanics Mutual Protection Society; Mechanics Savings Bank of Elmira 1836-1987; Merchants National Bank of Elmira; National Bank of Chemung; Second National Bank of Elmira, 1863-1929

Scope:The Banks/Financial Institutions collection includes bank notes and currency, foreign and domestic, ranging in date from 1844 to the 1940's; banking documents such as checks, account books and deposit slips ranging in date from the 1835 to the 1960's; and promotional material including booklets, mailings and complimentary calendars from local area banks dating from the 20th century. 
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1835-2001
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to banks, banking and finance including various forms of currency and documents from Chemung County banks. 



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Deposit slip, $114.85 deposited by H.H. Packard in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0229
Deposit slip, $600 deposited by W.T. Pen in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0230
Deposit slip, $750 deposited by John A. Reynolds in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0231
Deposit slip, $135 deposited by Slosson & Co. in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871. Deposit SlipB0232
Deposit slip, $155 deposited by E. Sombler in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0233
Deposit slip, $746.74 deposited by F.C. Steele & Co. in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0234
Deposit slip, $150 deposited by Strauss & Samuel in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871. Deposit SlipB0235
Deposit slip, $100 deposited by E.T. Walker & Co. in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0236
Deposite slip, $65 deposited by S. Wallhem & Son in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871. Deposit SlipB0237
Deposit slip, $300 deposited by C.F. Web in the Chemung Canal Bank, November 15, 1871.Deposit SlipB0238
Receipt from the Chemung Canal Bank for $86.20 received from Doane, Clark & Co., October 19, 1876. ReceiptB0239
Receipt from the Chemung Canal Bank for $19.87 received from J. Parkhurst & Co, October 19, 1876.ReceiptB0240
Deposit slip, $50 deposited by Fred Reuge in the Chemung Canal, circa 1890.Deposit SlipB0241
Deposit slip, $100 deposited by Fred Reuge in the Chemung Canal Bank, circa 1890.Deposit SlipB0242
Deposit slip, $500 deposited by Fred Reuge in the Chemung Canal Bank, circa 1890.Deposit SlipB0243
Deposit slip, $600 deposited by Fred Reuge in the Chemung Canal Bank, circa 1890.Deposit SlipB0244
Certificate of Deposit for $25 deposited by Onnie Philbin in the Chemung Canal Bank, December 8, 1893. CertificateB0245
Certificate of Deposit for $185 deposited by Mrs. Emma Griswold in the Chemung Canal Bank, circa 1910.CertificateB0246
Pad of Chemung Canal Trust Company deposit forms, ca. 1920s. FormB0247
Check for $953 from John Arnot Jr. to A. F. Casey, March 4, 1866. Chemung Canal National Bank. CheckB0301
Check for $71.42 from M.H. Arnot to the Budy Brothers, June 16, 1868. Chemung Canal National Bank.CheckB0302
Check for $2000 from John Arnot Jr. to S. DeWitt, treasurer of the Importers & Traders National Bank, December 27, 1880. Chemung Canal Bank.CheckB0303
Check for $99.64 from John Arnot Jr. to A.S. Thurston, December 28, 1880. Chemung Canal Bank.CheckB0304
Check for $13.38 from John Arnot Jr. to J.S. Gibbs, December 30, 1880. Chemung Canal Bank.CheckB0305
Check for $40 from John Arnot Jr. to F. Schwartz, December 31, 1880. Chemung Canal Bank.CheckB0306
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