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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.

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Collection TitleMC 05 Business and IndustryCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCalvin Brewer
Date Completed:February 2007
Date Updated:December 2007
Extent3 linear feet

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Examples of work produced by William Butler of Butler Screen Printing. Includes logos for Ridge Road Garden Club, Southern Tier Heart Association, Crystal Window Cleaner, Vesta Glass, Frederick Peyton Real Estate, A&P Golf-O-Rama '67, Rotary International, Guild of Diamond Experts, General Electric Elmira Foundries, Corning Natural Gas, Citizens National & Trust Co. Bank, and misc. art work. DocumentsD08
Certificate of Appreciation from the Screen Printing Association of America to William Butler, June 16, 1976. CertificateD0901
Correspondence between William Butler and the Screen Printing Association regarding membership dues and requirements, March 1970. CorrespondenceD0902
Binder contains examples of products by William Butler of Butler Screen Printing.BinderD10
Booklet - The Observer, Burt's, Inc. Catalog: Summer 1930; Summer 1931.BookletE01
Bookmark - People's Place, Midtown Plaza, Thomas Hilfiger owner, ca. 1970s. (2 copies)BookmarkE0201
Envelope - People's Place, Midtown Plaza, Thomas Hilfiger owner, ca. 1970s. EnvelopeE0202
Letterhead - People's Place, Midtown Plaza, Thomas Hilfiger owner, ca. 1970s. LetterheadE0203
Flyers - People's Place, Midtown Plaza, Thomas Hilfiger owner, ca. 1970s. (2 versions)FlierE0204
Receipts - L. Rosenbaum & Sons, 1882-1933.ReceiptsE0301
Envelope - Rosenbaum'sEnvelopeE0302
Trade Card - Rosenbaums & Sons, leading millinery house.Trade CardE0303
Flyer - L. Rosenbaum & Sons Spring Stock, ca. 1880s.FlyerE0304
Drawing - Rosenbaum & Sons store front, ca. 1860s.DrawingE0305
Booklet - Rosenbaums: 75 Years of Progress in Elmira, 1939.BookletE0306
Program and Menu - Rosenbaums Testimonial Dinner to Mr. Sidney Hersch, Mark Twain Hotel, November 17, 1945.ProgramE0307
Program and Menu - Rosenbaum's Centennial Dinner, Mark Twain Hotel, April 4, 1964.ProgramE0308
Credit Card - Rosenbaum's, ca. 1980s.Credit CardE0309
Scrapbook page featuring trade cards from L. Rosenbaum & Sons and Sacket & Taber.ScrapbookE0310
Receipts & invoices from the following clothing stores, clothiers and outfitters: John Cushing (1883-1892); S. Fairlee (1880-1882); Hallock, Cary & Co. (1883-1887); L. Holzheimer & Co. (1884); The Lovely Shop (1952); R.N. Parmenter (1890); Personius & Malone (1957); Reid & Winner (1896-1897).ReceiptsE0401
Handbill - Spring & summer fashions at Covell, Fay & Co., clothiers, April 1869. HandbillE0402
Booklet - 1898 Memorandum and Calendar Presented by Kent & Miller, Manufactures of Fine Ready-Made Clothing for Men, Boys and Children.BookletE0403
Program - Elmira First in Fashion, Elmira clothiers' fall fashion show, September 16-30, 1956. ProgramE0404
Permit for basement occupancy issued to the Lovely Shop, 1051 College Avenue, Elmira, by the New York State Department of Labor, March 27, 1951.PermitE0405
Receipts & Invoices from the following tailors: Antoine Romer (1879-1883); Stowell & Young (1882-1883); Stuart & Beach (1880s-1892); Sullivan Brothers (1914). InvoicesE0501
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