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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 TitleTB Tom Byrne CollectionCreator
Processed ByHope Levy
Notes:This collection is located in the Chemung County Historian's Office.  All items in it are the property of the Chemung County Historian.

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This folder contains a newspaper article and typed notes about James Stowell, an archeologist. Article2020
This folder contains newspaper articles and a typed essay about Dr. Henry Stough, an evangelist and the political scandal surrounding him.Article2021
This folder contains an essay about Rufus Stanley written by Tom Byrne.Essay2022
This folder contains an essay about the Chemung County Stage Coach from 1860.Essay2023
This folder contains a photocopied newspaper article about the Spanish-American War, and the death of Frank AndersNewspaper2024
This folder contains an essay written by Laurence Leamer titled "Immigrants All: An Overview of Migration Patterns to and from South-Central New York."Essay2025
This folder contains essays and typewritten notes about John Sly, an early settler in Chemung County.Essay2026
This folder contains newspaper articles, handwritten notes, essays and papers about the early settlers of Chemung County.Newspaper2027
This folder contains articles, correspondence, notes, and various papers about service clubs in Chemung County.Article2028
This folder contains booklets, essays, and newspaper articles about the Senior Citizen AARP in Chemung County.Booklet2029
This folder contains correspondence and notes about the Boy and Girl Scouts in Chemung County.Correspondence2030
This folder contains newspaper articles, correspondence, essays and various papers about schools and colleges in Chemung County.Articles2031
This folder contains newspaper articles, photographs, correspondence, and various papers about Rorick's Glen.Article2032
This folder contains newspaper articles about Hal Roach.Newspaper2033
This folder contains booklets, newspaper and magazine articles, pamphlets, essays, and various papers about the Sullivan Expedition in Elmira.Booklet2034
This folder contains articles, typed notes, correspondence and menus from restauraunts in Chemung County, including Maxwell's, The Mark Twain Hotel, Pierce's 1894, Lib's Supper Club, Horigan's Tavern, Hilltop Inn, Masia's, Christie's, Turback's, Green Pastures, Pudgie's Pizza, Vic's Diner, Gatsby's, Moretti's, and others.Article2035
This folder contains handwritten notes, cards, ration stamps, memorandums, correspondence, and Ration Board minutes having to do with rations in Elmira.Notes2036
This folder contains newspaper articles written by Tom Byrne for the Star-Gazette from 1957-1972.Newspaper2101
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad.Newspaper2102
This folder contains newspaper columns written by Tom Byrne.Newspaper2103
This folder contains newspaper articles written by Tom Byrne.Newspaper2104
This folder contains personal correspondence, letters, and cards to Tom Byrne.Correspondence2105
This folder contains newspaper articles, pamphlets, and various papers about the National Soaring Museum on Harris Hill.Newspaper2201
This folder contains copies of the Chemung Historical Journal.Booklet2202
This folder contains essays, tickets, and pamphlets about the Bicentennial in Chemung County.Essay2203
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