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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 01 Francis Hall PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCarol Knowlton
Extent1 linear foot
AbstractInventory still in progress

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Typed letter on "Farson Son & Co. Bankers" letterhead,dated Chicago,February 17, 1914 and addressed to Robert A. Hall Jr. of Elmira.LetterE1108
Typed letter on "Treasury Department,War Risk Insurance" letterhead,dated Sept. 30,1918 and addressed to Miss Carolyn A.Hall of Elmira.LetterE1109
Hand written letters (2) one to "Friend Edward" from Litchfield,Dec.6,'28,no signature; the other is from Julius R. Hall,1st Lt.Co.A,15th Engineers and addressed to "My Dear Rob".LettersE1110
Francis Hall Collection of color illustrated calling cards: (5) Mr & Mrs E. Reynolds; (4) Pearle C. Reynolds; Blanche H.Clemons; Mary D. Hilliker; and John P. Peterson.Calling CardsE1201
Forty cancelled?/paid checks from the account of Francis Hall,dating from May 1877 through March 1879.The majority of checks are for 1878.Cancelled ChecksE1202
Fifty-three hand written promissory notes to and by Francis Hall, the dates ranging from June 1844 through January 1856,the majority dated in the years 1845 & 1846.DocumentsE1203
Checks,promissory notes relating to F.Hall Company(Francis).Twenty four in all and dating from November 1845 to November 1849.DocumentsE1204
Business size envelope containing many legal stamps cut from Hall transaction papers.DocumentE1205
A bill to Francis Hall dated October 28, 1846 from Nathaniel Currier,Lithographic Print publisher,NYC for $59.63.A BillE1206
Fifty-eight promissory notes relating to Francis Hall and dating from September 1845 to May 1854.Promissory NotesE1302
Letter & envelope to Miss Caroline Hall of Elmira dated March 21,1919 from Schauffler Missionary Training School in Cleveland,Ohio.Letter & EnvelopeE1401
Letter with envelope and two pamphlets to Miss Caroline Hall,redirected to Glenora and dated July 29,1919 from Mary Mills,Principal of The Schauffler Missionary Training School in Cleveland,Ohio.Pamphlets are titled "Snapshots of Schauffler" and "The Dreamer".LetterE1402
Letter with envelope to Miss Carrie Hall, dated November,probably 1919, signature is "Cordially yours" looks like "Ahltw J. huart"??.LetterE1403
Typed letter and envelope dated D.C. November 19,1919 to Miss Carrie Hall in Elmira and signed "Love to all and lots of it, Rob".LetterE1404
Letter & envelope to Miss Carolyn Hall of Elmira,dated November 22,1919 from Florence S. Andrus in Ithaca.LetterE1405
Letter & envelope to Miss Caroline Hall in Elmira dated November 23,1919 from Lella Bosuttle of Brooklyn.LetterE1406
Letter with envelope addressed to Miss Carolyn Hall,Garfield Ave in Syracuse and dated November 24, 1919, from Clara L. Robinson(?) '74.LetterE1407
Hand written letter with stamped envelope, dated November 30,1919,St.Petersburg,Florida to Miss Carolyn Hall,redirected to Garfield Ave. in Syracuse, signed "Affectionately,Fannie".LetterE15 01
Hand written letter with stamped envelope to Miss Carolyb Hall("Carrie") in Syracuse,dated December 6, 1919,Rochester, signature looks like "Phltra Thuart".LetterE1502
Hand written letter & stamped envelope to Miss Carolyn Hall in Elmira,dated Chicago December 28, 1919 with wishes for a Happy New Year from "Rattory"(??).LetterE1503
Note with stamped envelope to "Aunt Carrie" in Elmira,dated January 14, 1920, "Love & kisses from Megy" in Syracuse.NoteE1504
Letter with envelope(no stamp) postmarked January 18,1920,Marblehead,Mass. to Carolyn Hall in Elmira and signed "Ever so much love,Dorothy".LetterE1505
Letter with envelope(no stamp)dated Elmira November 24,1920 to Miss Carolyn Hall in Elmira from Olivia 399 High Street,Southport.LetterE1506
Letter with stamped envelope postmarked Knoxboro,NY December 6, 1920 to Miss Carolyn Hall in Elmira and signed "Lovingly yours,Bernice".LetterE1507
Letter Caroline Hall from Madaline Hall regarding Caroline's upcoming visit, March 8, 1921.LetterE1508
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