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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

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This folder contains the following portrait drawings: Daniel Pratt, ca. 1860s; Emma Spencer, ca. 1880s; unidentified Elmira police roundsman, 1901; 1 unidentified white woman and 2 unidentified white men, ca. 1900.Drawings02D-05F-18
This folder contains the following newspapers about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln: New York Herald (April 15, 1865); Forney's War Press (April 22, 1865); Plainsfield Union (April 26, 1865); New York Times (April 27, 1865).Newspapers02D-05F-20
Newspaper - Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper: September 12, 1857. First Annual Exhibition of the Young Men's National Agricultural and Mechanical Society at the site Prison Camp, Elmira.Newspaper02D-07F-05
This folder contains wall calendars compliments of F.M. Howell & Company featuring the following prints by local artists: "Main Street - Montour Falls, 1872" by Ted VanBrunt (1972); "Line Fence" by Elbert W. Ryerson (1980): "Chemung River" by Ted VanBrunt (1981); "Quarry Farm Home" by Ron Ownes (1985); "Near Bottcher's Landing" by Barbara Young (1989); "September Morn" by Barbara Young (1996); "Mark Twain's Study" by Constance Berberian (1997); "The Stone Bridge" by William F. Hopkins, Jr. (2000); "Seneca Lake View" by Linda McIntyre (2001); "New York Sugar Maples" by Constance Berberian (2002) Calendar02D-08F-01
This folder contains wall calendars compliments of F.M. Howell & Company featuring the following prints by local artists: "Elmira Hills" by Paul W. Tucker; "Night Train" by Harwood Taylor; "Big Flats Station" by Ted VanBrunt (1976); "On the Chemung" by Cheryl Stein (1991); "Winter Bright" by Harwood Taylor; "The Changing Scene, Big Flats" by Oke Nordgren. Prints02D-08F-01
This folder contains promotional wall calendars compliments of the following businesses: General Electric (G.E.) & Eddy Electronics (1968); Esso Oil Co. (1971); Arnot Art Museum retrospective on George Waters (1980); American LaFrance (1982, 1984); Bandag & Twin Tier Tire Corp (1984); Schweizer Aircraft Corp. (1990). Calendars02D-08F-02
Poster - Great Elmira Heights Land Sale, J.W. Wilbur Land Company, September 25, 1913. Poster02D-08F-07
Posters for The Great Car Thing: June 10, 1995; June 7, 1997; June 6, 1998; June 9, 2001.Poster02D-08F-08
Watercolor of a chain pump in middle of the road above Horseheads by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-01
Watercolor Grey House with Red Roof "Willowbrook" by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-11F-02
Watercolor of a windless pump at Hillman Farm, Wellsburg.Drawing02D-11F-03
Watercolor of chain pump at Gardner Road by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-03
Watercolor of springs just off Sagetown Road by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-03
Watercolor of pitcher pump at Dry Run Road, Pine City, at artist Lans Hoftrup's home by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-03
Watercolor of force pump at Hickony Grove School by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-03
Watercolor of Hopkins Octagoral, 1852, Prattsburg, NY by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of The Park Church, Elmira, NY by Talitha BotsfordDrawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of fire alarm, bell, at Horseheads, NY by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of gazebo, summer house at Elmira Heights, NY by Talithat Botsford. Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of Cowles Hall, Elmira COllege, Elmira, NY by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of bathroom, building in Chemung County Fairgrounds by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of Sheehan's Water Tank, Elmira, NY by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of Fort Edgecomb, Maine, by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Watercolor of bandstand, Hoseheads, NY by Talitha Botsford.Drawing02D-11F-04
Sons of the American Revolution certifying that Archie Bovier is a member of the Empira State Society by descent from John Griffen, date of admission - February 7, 1913.Certificate02D-11F-06
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