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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

Collection TitleCL 05 Mabel Wood CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:June 2009

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Two receipts written by B. Kahn & Son, Maiden Lane, New York City. to Fitch & Billings for payments made on July 9 and October 14, 1887.Receipt020402
Receipt made out to Fitch & Billings for their payment of a bill by Ernest A. Wright Engraver, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. 1870-1895.Receipt020403
Invoice made out by Raphael Tuck & Sons, Fine Art & Booksellers, New York City for purchases made by H.H. Billings on September 20, 1902.Invoice020404
Invoice made out by F.A. Rinehart, Publisher of Photographs of American Indians, Omaha, Nebraska, for purchase made by H.H. Billings, October 25, 1902.Invoice020405
Booklet, entitled Card Etiquette, published by the Glens Falls Publishing Company, mailed to H.H. Billings, Elmira and accompanied by a letter. Envelope postmarked 1894.Booklet020407
Envelope from Turner & Harrison, Spring Garden St., Philadelphia addressed to Hosmer H. Billimgs, Elmira. Envelope had contained sample pens. May 26,1893.Envelope020408
Letter addressed to "Dear Girls", mentioning the Billings Bookstore and other matters, from Viola Perry, dated December 27,1912Letter020409
Part of a letter from an individual living at "Greystone", Bronxwood Park, New York City, about mutual friends. 1912-1930Letter020410
Booklet entitled Billing's Bookshop Literary Bulletin, listing new and forthcoming books. June 1905Booklet020501
Booklet entitled, Billing's Bookshop Literary Bulletin, with reviews of new & forthcoming books. October 1905.Booklet020502
Invoice from F.M. Howell & Co., for items purchased by H.H. Billings, Elmira. June 18, 1901Invoice020601
Receipt from Old City Hall Art Gallery for payment from Mrs. Hosmer Billings. September 5, 1902.Receipt020602
Receipt made out to Hosmer Billings for his purchase of insurance on his stock from S. Ayres & Sons. October 14, 1902.Receipt020603
Bill from the Elmira Water, Light and Railway Company (Gas Department), dated October 1902.Bill020604
Receipt made out to H.H. Billings by Jeannette Adams for purchase of magazines, dated August 13, 1907.Receipt020605
Receipt written by Jeannette Adams to H.H. Billings for his purchases, dated August 17. 1907Receipt020606
Letter to Hosmer H. Billings from the Holyoke Envelope Company enclosing samples of their flag envelope and prices. July 21, 1898.Letter020607
Letter from W.B. Coppins, New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad, to Billings, ordering three books on card games. February 17, 1885Letter020608
Receipt from MacGreevey-Sleght-DeGraff Co., Booksellers & Stationers, made out to H.H. Billings for payment for items purchased. August 1, 1907.Receipt020609
Receipt from MacGreevey-Sleght-DeGraff Co.,Booksellers & Stationers for purchases made by H.H. Billings, August 7, 1907.Receipt020610
Receipt made out to H.H. Billings for purchases made from the National Circulating Agency, Wholesale Newspapers, Elmira. August 6, 1907Receipt020611
Receipt made out to H.H Billings by Florence Sullivan, General Subscribers, Elmira, for items purchased. August 13, 1890 Receipt020612
Receipt made out to H.H Billings by Florence Sullivan, General Subscribers, Elmira, for items purchased. August 13, 1890 Receipt020612
Invoice from the International Art Publishing Co., New York, for items purchased by Hosmer H. Billings. September 26, 1902Invoice020613
Receipt from the Department of the Navy, made out to Hosmer H. Billings for his purchase of a book. August 3, 1907.Receipt020614
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