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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

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CodeCollection TitleDocument Count
CL 149AARP Collection24
CL 68Adria Peck Scrapbook Collection13
CL 92Agnes Pastirik Papers65
MC 27Agriculture37
CL 80Al Mallette Papers560
CL 01Alfred "Chick" Hilbert Collection20
CFAlfred "Chick" Hilbert Files307
CL 160Allen Family Photographs8
MC 18Almanacs49
CL 63American Association of University Women Collection124
MC 06American LaFrance Company139
CL 22American Society for Quality Control Records422
CL 107Arctic League Collection90
CL 18Arnold Jerome Collection55
CL 110Arthur Fleming Papers33
MC 45Arthur W. Booth Papers35
MC 37Arts/ Music/ Humanities253
AVAudio Visual Collection784
CL 42Banfield Collection124
MC 13Banks/ Financial Institutions331
CL 29Barker, Rose, Kimball Collection148
MC 58Barnhart Genealogy16
CL 81Beers Family Letters81
MC 15Billings Family Papers355
BFBiography File2257
CL 24Black History Collection10
CL 35Black Oral History Collection99
CL 172Breese Genealogical Collection31
CL 14Breesport County Home597
CL 26British War Relief Society36
CL 91Broadway Middle School Library Files80
MC 36Brochures66
CL 156Brooks/ Gleason/ Wales Collection14
CL 200Brown Family Photographs4
CL 123Brown’s Pharmacy Building Papers1817
MC 05Business and Industry586
CCCabinet Cards330
MC 76Calendars44
CL 141Carl Proper Collection30
CL 162Carol A. Hall American LaFrance Papers9
MC 48Carr Family Diaries45
CPCased Photos23
MC 22Celebrations258
CL 192Central Christian Church Collection368
CL 191Cevylla McIntyre Smith Papers11
MC 88Chamber of Commerce75
CL 158Chauncey Lawrence Papers85
CL 186Chemung County Fair Collection52
MC 35Chemung County Government60
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