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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

Collection TitleMC 15 Billings Family PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:Fall 2006
Provenance:This collection is a series of donations made by the Billings family and member of this community.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThe Billings Family Papers contains letters, legal documents, invitations and other documents relating to the family.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter to Edward Billings upon the birth of his son, Nov. 23, 1887.LetterA0701
Letter to Edward Billings from Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corporation, July 10, 1895.LetterA0702
Invitation and envelope for a Reception to the Meadville Fire Police at the Rathbun House, Sept. 17, 1872.InvitationA0703
Edward B. Billings Copy Book, January 7, 1863 Grammar Rules.BookletA0704
Potter & Hammond's System of Penmanship, in Ten Numbers belonging to Edward B. Billings, 1817.BookletA0705
Potter & Hammond's System of Penmanship, in Ten Numbers belonging to Edward B. Billings, no date.BookletA0706
Potter & Hammond's System of Penmanship, in Twelve Numbers belonging to Edward B. Billings, no date.BookletA0707
Potter & Hammond's System of Penmanship, in Ten Numbers belonging to Edward B. Billings, Sept. 17, 1818.BookletA0708
Potter & Hammond's System of Penmanship, in Ten Numbers belonging to Edward B. Billings, no date.BookletA0709
Potter & Hammond's Penmanship, in Twelve Numbers belonging to Edward Billings, no date.BookletA0710
Potter & Hammond's Penmanship in Ten Numbers belonging to Edward Billings, no date.BookletA0711
Payson, Dunton & Scribner's Combined System of Rapid Penmanship belonging to Edward Billings, Jan 12, 1860.BookletA0712
Payson, Dunton & Scribner's Combined System of Rapid Penmanship belonging to Edward Billings, Sept. 5, 1860.BookletA0713
Quarterly Bill for Julia Billings, Oct. 14, 1837.RecieptsA0714
Receipt for a Boat trip to Charles Billings, May 12, 1831.RecieptsA0715
Notice of Dissolution between Arthur S. Fitch and Hosmer H. Billings, Aug. 1, 1889.DocumentsA0716
Certificate of Admissions to Academic Department for Edward Billings, Dec. 20, 1861.CertificateA0717
Announcement of the dissolution of co-partnership between E. B. Billings and C. L. Elemendorf, Jan 17, 1889. On the back is a letter from Edward to his mother.DocumentsA0718
Promissory note between E. P. Hutchinson to D. T. Billings, Feb. 12, 1883.DocumentsA0719
Postcard receipt of payment to the United States Mutual Accident Association, Jul 12, 1886.PostcardA0720
Letter from E. P Hutchinson to David T. Billings, July 16, 1889.LetterA0721
Letter to Edward Billings Sept. 5, 1861. Letter is very faded.LetterA0722
History of Lt. Philip Nolan in the western divisions army, 1805.DocumentsA0723
Poster regarding a Lecture on Sullivan's Expedition Against the Indians, dated Feb. 7, 1903.PosterA0724
Deed, Quit claim between William T. Posh to David T. Billings, July 1, 1884.DeedA0725
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