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

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Invoices from the following milliners: Katie E. Sheehan (1887); Mrs. M. Walsh (1894). InvoicesE0502
Invoices and receipts - Hudson & Howes, boots and shoe dealer, 1883-1894. InvoiceE0601
Receipts & Invoices from the following shoe stores: I.B. Coykendall (1897); W.W. Ford (1887); Kelly & Hough (1890); J. Richardson & Co. (1886); John Stobo (1888). ReceiptsE0701
Booklet - Endicott, Johnson & Co. Retail Store: Shoes for the People at Popular Prices, ca. 1918. (Product catalog)BookletE0702
Charge Card - Panosian's shoe store, ca. 1980s. Charge CardE0703
Booklet - Souvenir of the Formal Opening of the Gorton Apparel Specialty Shop, 1930.Booklet E0801
Trade Card - Gorton's Book Box promotional card.Trade CardsE0802
Bill - Gorton Coy, July 22, 1973. (with original envelope and return envelope)BillE0803
Coupon - 20 % off Women's and Children's wear at Gorton Coy, September 1973.CouponE0804
Booklet - The Gorton Coy: Its History by Thomas E. Byrne, 1946. BookletE0805
Booklet - Gorton Coy Christmas Catalog, ca. 1970s.BookletE0806
Records regarding the New York State Department of Labor inspection of Gorton Coy Department Store, February 1959. DocumentsE0807
Records associated with Gorton Coy Department Store's purchase of an air conditioning unit from the American Warming & Ventilating Company, March 1960. DocumentsE0808
Program - Convivium de Magistris, Christmas party at the Gorton Tea Room, December 17, 1931. ProgramE0809
Receipt from Gorton Coy, 1965.ReceiptE0810
Receipts - S.F. Iszard Co., 1909-1929. ReceiptsE0901
Credit Card - Iszard's Charge Card, ca. 1970s.Credit CardE0902
Newsletter - Chatter & Changes, S.F. Iszard Co.: June 1979; Febuary/March 1980; June/July, August/September 1983; June/July 1984; December 1985/January 1986. NewsletterE0903
Menu - Iszard's Tearoom, September 9, 1982.MenuE0904
Letter from Robert Iszard to employee Katie Button regarding the sale of S.F. Iszard Company, November 28, 1989. LetterE0905
Shopping Bags - Iszard's Department StoreShopping BagsE0906
Credit Card - McCurdy's Charge Card, ca. 1990s.Credit CardE1001
McCurdy's Sucessful Selling Program, list of top-selling sales associates by store location and month, 1991.DocumentE1002
Newsletter - Life at McCurdy's: November, December 1989; August/September 1990; February 1992. NewsletterE1003
Circular - Zayre Department Store, ca. 1980s. AdvertisementE1101
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