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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. 

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 TitleJAK J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
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This folder contains newspaper articles about the history of golf.Newspaper1108
This folder contains an article titled "The Historian's Business" by Milton Klein, a photograph of Ronald Reagan, and a photograph of the original Erie/Lackawanna Railroad bridge over Seeley Creek.Article1109
This folder contains the Daybook of Leo Bolley.Book1110
This folder contains a framed photograph of the Industrial Baseball League Advertiser team.Photograph1111
This folder contains various city maps of Elmira and Chemung County.Map1201
This folder contains maps and writings about the Chemung River. Map1202
This folder contains pictures from the series "Elmira's Part in the World War, 1918."Picture1203
This folder contains a booklet titled "Experiments and Observations in Soaring Flight" by Wilbur Wright.Booklet1204
This folder contains a booklet titled "New York State and the Civil War," an article titled "Is That a Potato House," and the Commemorative Guide to the Massachusetts Bicentennial.Booklet1205
This folder contains a newspaper article about D. Gene Erway.Newspaper1206
This folder contains articles about Sister Marie Castagnaro and Jeanne Pirro.Newspaper1207
This folder contains maps, newspaper articles, and correspondence of historic trivia of Elmira.Map1208
This folder contains correspondence between Ruth Pierpont and J. Arthur Kieffer about the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, a newspaper article about horse shows, and a newspaper article about Elmira Rotarians who went to Williamsport, PA.Correspondence1209
This folder contains correspondence and a magazine about historic preservation in Elmira, NY.Correspondence1210
This folder contains a booklet containing a list of confederate soldiers buried in Woodlawn National Cemetery prepared by Nat V. Daniel, an essay on the Crystal Eastman Historical Marker at Park Church, Volume 8 of the Great Foundations Newsletter, a photocopied newspaper article about Fred Levalley, a certificate of enrollment in the US Shipyard Volunteers for Thomas Keurnan, the history of flooding in Chemung County, a brief history of "The Preemption Line" by Everett Buchanan Jr., editions of the Southern Tier Masonic News, correspondence between Kieffer and Leon Johnson, editions of the National Soaring Museum newsletter, and various newspaper articles about the history of Elmira, including advertisements from 1917.Newspaper1211
This folder contains newspaper articles about golf.Newspaper1212
This folder contains newspaper articles, correspondence, images, and various papers about Dermont E. Miner.Newspaper1213
This folder contains newspaper articles, notes, and papers about golf.Newspaper1214
This folder contains newspaper articles about various golfers, a photocopied psalm and pamphlets for golf courses. Newspaper1215
This folder contains different maps of course layouts for various golf courses.Map1216
This folder contains an essay on the history of golf in Chemung County.Essay1217
This folder contains a photocopied image of the opening of the Mark Twain Golf Course, newspaper articles about the golf rivalry between Jim Hunter and Charlie Mills, a map of the course, and photocopied images of various golfers.Image1218
This folder contains articles, correspondence, and papers about the Donald Ross Memorial Golf Tournament, as well as photocopied pages from a book about individuals who influenced golf.Article1219
This folder contains a newspaper article by Bob Kelly titled "Sanders, Player Hope for Accord in PGA Rift," a booklet on the Arnold Palmer Golf Exhibition, and a booklet on the Sixty-first NY State Amateur Golf Championship.Newspaper1220
This folder contains handwritten notes and newspaper articles. about the Mark Twain Golf Course.Notes1221
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