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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 03 War CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:11/2006
Provenance:The War Collection is a collection was donated to the Booth Library by a number of donors and purchases made by the Chemung County Historical Society
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1779-Present
AbstractThe War Collection contains, letters, field manuals, and other documents relating to the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam to the present-day.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Gen. John Sullivan's marching orders to his men, May 24, 1779.DocumentA0101
Inventory of equipment returned to Fort Sullivan by Captain Schott, October 2, 1779.DocumentA0201
Letter from Gen. John Sullivan to Christopher Toppan regarding money matters, September 1, 1790.LetterA0301
Handbill - Journals and Records of the Military Expedition of Major-General John Sullivan, against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779 published by Knapp, Peck & Thomson, Feb. 12, 1887.HandbillA0401
Program - Banquet in connection with the Newtown Battlefield Monument, Hotel Rathbun, Elmira NY, August 29, 1912 (2 copies).ProgramA0501
Program - 150th Anniversary of Chemung Ambuscade and Dedication of Monument presented by Chemung Valley Masonic Lodge, Chemung NY, August 27, 1929 (2 versions).ProgramA0502
Booklet - Bulletin of the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay & the Highlands; A Map of the Battle of Newtown by Raphael A. Weed, September 1929.BookletA0601
Program - Masonic Dedicatory Service Honoring the Memory of General John Sullivan presented by Old Oak Masonic Lodge, Millport NY, September 9, 1922.ProgramA0602
Program - Sesquicentennial Celebration of Sullivan Expedition presented by Fort Sullivan Post American Legion, Athens PA, August 24, 1929.ProgramA0603
Booklet - Suggestions for the Observance in 1929 of the Sesquicentennial of the Sullivan Campaign in 1779 by Alexander C. Flick, December 1927.BookletA0604
Booklet - Description of Historical Paintings depicting Canajoharie About 1780 and the march of General Clinton's Brigade from Canajoharie to Otsego Lake June 15-30, 1779 presented by the Canajoharie Library - Art Gallery, January 1930.BookletA0605
Program - Pennsylvania Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Sullivan- Clinton- Brodhead Expeditions against the Iroquois Indians 1779-1929 presented by Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1929.ProgramA0606
Booklet - One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan - Clinton Campaign, Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March, 1929BookletA0607
Booklet - Official Instructions to Participants; Pageant of Decision, Why the Republic Westward Grew, 1929BookletA0607
Program - The New York State Historical Association Thirtieth Annual Meeting, Elmira NY, 1929.ProgramA0609
Booklet - Along the Sullivan Trail by Lawrence E. Eyres, 1954.BookletA0701
Booklet - Sullivan Clinton Campaign 117-1979, A Bicentennial Commemorative, 1979.BookletA0702
Ledger - General Sullivan's Campaign Commemorative Book by Jeannette Criss, 1979.LedgerA0703
Booklet - Report of the Proceedings of the Wyoming Commemorative Association, on the Occasion of the 125th Anniversary of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming, 1903.BookletA0801
Map - Map Showing the Location of the Battleground and Historic Sites Relating to the Wyoming Massacre July 3rd, 1778, Wyoming Commemorative Association, 1928.MapA0802
Ticket - Admitting H. B. Schooley Jr. to the grounds of the Wyoming Monument for the Sesquicentennial Exercises, by The Wyoming Commemorative Association, 1928.TicketA0803
Program - One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming, 1779-1928, presented by the Wyoming Commemorative Association, Wyoming PA, 1928.ProgramA0804
Program - In Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Wyoming, presented by the Wyoming Commemorative Association, July 1978.ProgramA0805
Booklet - Historic Wyoming Valley: a Guide to Northeastern Pennsylvania's most Historic Community, Luzerne County Bicentennial Commission, 1976.BookletA0806
Booklet - Wyoming Monument Commemorating the Battle and Massacre or Wyoming July 3, 1778, Wyoming Monument Association, 1970s-1980s.BookletA0807
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