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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.

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Collection TitleMC 37 Arts/ Music/ HumanitiesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards, Lee Kiesling
Date Completed:May 17, 2007
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1865-present
Abstract

The Arts/ Music/ Humanities collection contains a wide range of material, such as documents, booklets and sheet music (which can be found in boxes D through F).  Institutions of mention in this collection are: Arnot Art Museum, Strathmont Museum, Steele Memorial Library, Tanglewood, the Browning Club, the Elmira Community Concert Association and the Thursday Morning Musicales.



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York, June 10, 1911. Showing Act of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Gallery.BookletA0101
Brochure - Horseheads, New York, Cultural Center and Historical Society Grand Opening, October, 17, 18, 19, 1975, at Grand Central Avenue and Broad Street.BrochureA0101
Catalogue - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Oil Paintings by The Late George W. Waters, of Elmira, New York, January 23 - February 17, 1914.CatalogueA0102
Pamphlet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of paintings for an Exhibition of Paintings by Truman Edmund Fassett, December 22, 1914 to January 24, 1915.PamphletA0103
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of Paintings for Exhibition of Mezzotint Engravings of Great English Portrait Painters, March, 1915, loaned by the Library of Congress.ProgramA0104
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Second Annual Exhibition of Selected Water Colors By American Artists, May, 1915.ProgramA0105
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Third Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, May 9 - June 1, 1916. This Exhibition was assembled and sent out by The American Federation of Arts, Washington, D.C.ProgramA0106
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of paintings for the Fourth Exhibition of Water Colors by American Artists, held April 13 - May 27, 1917.A0107
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. "An Exhibition of Paintings", by Gerritt A. Beneker, on March, 1924.ProgramA0108
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. "Exhibition of Paintings" by J. Lars Hoftrup, in October, 1927.ProgramA0109
Booklet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Permanent Collection of a catalogue of paintings and information regarding the painters, 1936.BookletA0110
Document - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A listing of water color paintings by M. Anstice Harris, in 1938.DocumentA0111
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. 13th Annual Exhibition by Elmira Artists, December, 1945, Elmira, New York. Includes Oils, Watercolors and Sculpture.ProgramA0112
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. 15th Annual Exhibition of Water Colors by Elmira Artists, November, 1947, Elmira, New York.ProgramA0113
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of Water Colors by Grandma Moses, October, 1955, Elmira, New York.ProgramA0114
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Favorite Heirloom Exhibition, February, 1956, having been made available by generous Elmirans willing to share them with the community.ProgramA0115
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Oil Paintings by Chemung County Artists, April, 1956, Elmira, New York.ProgramA0116
Brochure - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. 1956 - 1957 list of Officers and Trustees. Also gives a list of current activities and the Cultural Groups the Gallery is home to.BrochureA0117
Calendar - Arnot Art Gallery Association, Elmira, New York. A Calendar of Events for 1957 - 1958. Also included is a Membership Application, along with a return envelope, and a letter dated September 20, 1957 by Mrs. E. B. Bruce, President of the Arnot Art Gallery about recruitment.CalendarA0118
Calendar - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Calendar from September, 1958 - May, 1959, showing a list of Exhibitions.CalendarA0119
Calendar - Arnot Art Gallery Association, Elmira, New York. Calendar of Events for October, 1958 - March, 1959. Also included is 1958 - 1959 Membership Application, and a letter encouraging menbership, from Natalie B. Denton. CalendarA0120
Brochure - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A brochure listing visiting hours, activities, local exhibits, group meetings, and special services of the Gallery.BrochureA0121
Booklet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A booklet of the history of the Gallery in the early 1960's.BookletA0122
Booklet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A booklet containing information about George W. Waters and a listing of his paintings and who loaned them to the gallery. On the last page are listed George Wattles Waters Rules For Living, 1962.BookletA0123
Document - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A fact sheet lising General Policy, History, Physical Plant, Attendance, Finances, Personnel, Permanent Collection, Arnot art Gallery Assoc., Art Loan Library, Activities, and Needed Funds.DocumentA0124
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