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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. 

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Collection TitleMC 78 William Cooper CollectionCreator
Processed ByMing Zhang
Date Completed:October 18, 2007
Extent.5 linear feet


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Three page typed program of Elmira Historical Pageant, dated May 1923William Cooper Collection.Program010101
Typed script for the Elmira Historical Pageant,dated May 1923 from the William Cooper Collection.Script010102
Titled "Independence & Statehood,A Framework for Observing the Bicentennial in New York State".Booklet010201
Two copies of "Interfaith Concert Sacred Music" dated November 16,1975,all participating churches are listed.Booklets010202
Three copies of N.Y.S. American Revolution Bicentennial Commission regarding aims,events and available publications.Documents010204
Fourth Annual Report (1972-1973) of the N.Y.S. American Revolution Bicentennial Committee.Booklet010205
Earliest date is Summer 1970.latest is September-October 1976,not inclusive, of the quarterly "The Correspondent"published by the N.Y.S. American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Newsletters010207
Booklet, The American Revolution for Young Readers, a Bibliography, published 1971.Booklet010208
Two copies: N.Y.S. Historical Association,dated 1974 abd a Chemung County Bicentennial one dated 1975.Newsletters010209
Star Gazette,dated Jan. 18,1975 and titled "Bicentennial comittee names roup chairman".Newspaper clipping010210
A program of The Interfaith Bicentennial Worship Service, dated Sunday, July 4, 1976.Booklet0102-3
"Farmers' Almanac" for 1982 published by the Chemung Canal Trust Company.Booklet010301
"International Association of Torch Clubs", 1976-1877 Issue.Booklet010302
The 150th Anniversary of "Chemung Ambuscade" and dedication of monument, August 27, 1929 by Chemung Valley Masonic Lodge No.350.Program010303
The 100th Anniversary of Rose,Kimball & Baxter, with many illustrations.Booklet010304
"Century Notes" published by The Chemung Valley Savings and Loan Association, c. 1975,their 100th anniversary.Booklet010305
Number 36,published October 1976 by C.C.H.S.;contains a 1923 writeup of Asaph B.Hall,candidate for County Clerk.Newsletter010306
A certificate dated November 20, 1907 entitling John E. Jones to an Army pension of 12 dollars a month beginning in March 1907.Document010401
Dated November 23,1907 to John Jones from the Department of the Interior notifying him of his pension's reissue & a 1920 notice that the pension is increased to $50 per month.Letter010402
To the Dept. of the Interior ,July 1895 with the military record of Calvin Danielson, a soldier of the Revolutionary War.Lettter010403
And envelope dated 1966 to Tom Byrne of the Star Gazette from Daniel Hungerford.Letter is hand written.Letter010501
A typed sheet re the Hungerford home at 823 West Second.Four letters to and from D. Hungerford,2 dated 1923,2 dated 1966.Documents010502
Dated 1825 from James Sloan to Gov. DeWitt Clinton regarding the creation of the Chemung Canal.Letter010701
Dated 1853 to W.B.Vedder,Resident Engineer, regarding cross(Market) street bridge.Letter010801
Hand written inventory & appraisal of "all the goods, chattels and credits" of William H. Wisner, dated Nov. 26, 1849.Document010901
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