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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 the March 1980 edition of the Smithsonian magazine, as well as handwritten notes, a matchbook, and a flood level sign from 1972.Magazine2204
This folder contains pages, notes, and photographs from Tom Byrne's "Chemung County 1890-1975."Partial manuscript2205
This folder contains miscellaneous newspaper articles, handwritten and typed notes, and various pamphlets for businesses and events occurring in Chemung County.Article2206
This folder contains newspaper articles about airlines and aeronautic travel in Chemung County.Newspaper2207
This folder contains a booklet on the "Transportation Project Report" from 1984, as well as supplemental blueprints.Booklet2208
This folder contains playbills, newsletters, notes, and pamphlets about local theaters and actors in Chemung County.Newspaper2209
This folder contains newspaper articles about local theaters in Chemung County.Newspaper2210
This folder contains newspaper articles, newsletters, pamphlets, and correspondence about the Zim House and Center.Article2211
This folder contains newspaper articles about Teal Park.Newspaper2212
This folder contains two posters of the Reverend Dr. Henry Stough and Associates, as well as a newspaper article about Duncan Spooner and Hester Cartwright's arrest.Poster2213
This folder contains transcripts of speeches by Tom Byrne.Speech2214
This folder contains newspaper articles and a booklet about various schools in Chemung County.Newspaper2215
This folder contains the essay "The Route of Phoebe Snow" by Sheldon King.Essay2216
This folder contains newspaper articles about the closure of passenger trains on the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad.Newspaper2217
This folder contains articles, pamphlets, and notes about the Elmira Little Theatre.Article2218
This folder contains newspaper articles about parking and garages in Chemung County.Newspaper2219
This folder contains a list of publisher owners of Horseheads newspapers.List2220
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Elcor and Bethany Nursing Homes.Newspaper2221
This folder contains newspaper articles about Horseheads businesses.Newspaper2222
This folder contains newspaper articles about the town of Horseheads.Newspaper2223
This folder contains newspaper articles about the town of Big Flats.Newspaper2224
This folder contains correspondence between Tom Byrne and Lucy Breyer about the Elmira Civic Historic District being named to the National Register of Historic Places.Correspondence2225
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Elmira City Officials and Councilmen.Newspaper2226
This folder contains a newspaper article about the City Hall Clock Tower in Elmira.Newspaper2227
This folder contains newspaper articles about the city of Elmira and redevelopment.Newspaper2228
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