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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

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Achievement Certificate - Elmira Free Academy Academic Certificate for Daniel N. Dexter, 1887 - 1892. Achievement CertificateC0525
Achievement Certificate - Preliminary Certificate for Helen McCann, Elmira Free Academy, January 16 - 20 1911.Achievement CertificateC0526
Diploma - Elmira Free Academy Class of 1935 Diploma to John Brand, June 26 1935.DiplomaC0527
Eight Year Preliminary or Preacademic Certificate issued to Warren T. Howland, Elmira Free Academy June 16, 1905.CertificateC0528
Eight Year Preliminary or Preacademic Certificate issued to Florence C. Fisher, Elmira Free Academy, June 15, 1906.CertificateC0529
Manuscript - poem and short essay manuscripts of Bertha Freudenheim (4) "O dear to my heart...", " Wherein," "Power," and "Whose Fault Was It," Elmira Free Academy, 1879 - 1884.ManuscriptC0601
Manuscript - Geography, Spelling, and Civil Government Notebook of Bertha Freudenheim, Elmira Free Academy, 1881.ManuscriptC0602
Greeting card - New Year Greetings from Miss Louise M. Godfrey, Elmira Free Academy, 1906.Greeting CardC0603
Manuscript - The Stray Leaf, Third Number of the First Volume, Elmira Free Academy, March 30 1859.ManuscriptC0701
Notebook - Elmira Free Academy, Trigonometrical Problems, 1870 - 1900.NotebookC0702
Program - for Class Honors, Scholarship Prizes, Essays and Orations and School Anthem (specific event unknown), Elmira Free Academy, 1875.Program C0703
Photogrpahic Prints - (2), of Prin. Herbert M. Lovell and Miss Cornelia Norman, Elmira Free Academy, 1877 - 1902.Photographic PrintC0704
Maunscript - Elmira Free Academy William C. Gill Artithmetic 1st Session, February 10 1887.ManuscriptC0705
Maunscripts - (3)Manuscripts of Mrs. Yes C. Joues, Titles: Class Poem, The Prophecy of the Class of '87, and Histoy of the Class of '87; Elmira Free Academy, 1887.ManuscriptsC0706
Manuscript - Front: Elmira Free Academy Alumni Association Back: "Mary's chucked her little job" poem, Elmira Free Academy, 1909.ManuscriptC0707
Letter - Letter to Molly Malone about poem from Pap Buken, Elmira Free Academy, 1910.LetterC0708
School Exercise - (2), Astronomy and English History Exam Questions, Elmira Free Academy, 1887.School ExerciseC0709
Photographic Print - Picture of Elmira Free Academy, Elmira Free Academy, 1898.Photographic PrintC0710
Letter - To the President of Kelvin Scientific Society from Kelvin, Elmira Free Academy, June 2 1902.LetterC0711
Booklet - Elmira Free Academy Courses of Study, 1921.BookletC0712
Program - (2) Elmira Free Academy Program of Classes, Elmira Free Academy: September 1920, September 1921.ProgramC0713
Ballot - E.F.A. Ballot, Elmira Free Academy, November 7 1922.BallotC0714
Manuscripts - (3) Manuscripts of Mrs. Godfrey, Titles: The Decision, Resolutions on the Death of Miss Mary E. Keane (2 copies, one handwritten, one typed), 1900 - 1930.ManuscriptC0715
Manuscript - Elmira Free Academy Seating Plan, Elmira Free Academy, 1931.ManuscriptC0716
Photographic Print - (2)Two copies of old Elmira Free Academy, landscape picture with large tree - one tinted green and one regular, Elmira free Academy, 1900 - 1947.Photographic PrintC0717
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