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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
Circular - Zayre Department Store, ca. 1980s. AdvertisementE1101
K-mart courtesy check cashing card, ca. 1990s. Store CardE1102
Ames Department Store loss prevention policy documents, ca. 2001. DocumentsE1103
Ames 55 Gold Savings Club card, ca. 2000. Discount CardE1104
Booklet - Ames 2000 Annual Report. BookletE1105
Invoices & Receipts - Dey Brothers & Co., dry goods, 1884-1890. InvoicesE1201
Invoices - Fish & Holmes, dry goods, 1881-1885.InvoiceE1301
Invoices - W.W. Fish, dry goods, 1886-1887. InvoiceE1302
Invoices - Sheehan, Dean & Co., dry goods, 1893-1920. InvoiceE1401
Receipts - Sheehan, Dean & Co., dry goods, 1893-1913. ReceiptE1402
Shopping Bags - Sheehan, Dean & Co., dry goods. Shopping BagE1403
Invoice - Tepper Brothers, dry goods, 1914. InvoiceE1501
Sign - Tepper Brothers Garment Department.SignE1502
Diary - Compliments of Tepper Brothers dry goods store, 1925. DiaryE1503
Invoices and receipts from the following dry goods stores: John Arnot & Co. (1833); R & E Covell (1857-1859); Durland & Pratt (1887-1890); Elmira China Co. (1894-1900); T.W. Elmore (1885); Joseph W. Hamilton (1884); Holmes & Hamilton (1886); Holmes & Thomas (1889-1890); S.H. Laney (1884); McLaren, Brown & Co. (1892); Personius, Malone & French (1916); Thompson & Parkhurst (1884). InvoicesE1601
Handbill - New goods arriving at John Arnot & Co., December 20, 1832. HandbillE1602
Handbill - The Christmas House, antiques and collectables, ca. 1990s. HandbillE1603
Booklet - Crandall and Brooks Dry Goods, ca. 1910s. BookletE1604
Handbill - Fruit Jars Available at D. Thompson Dunn, crockery & glassware, ca. 1860s. HandbillE1605
Handbill - Mark Twain Country Antiques and Collectables, ca. 1980s. HandbillE1606
Envelope - P. C. Thompson, Importer and Dealer in Crockery and Fine China, ca. 1900.EnvelopeE1607
Pamphlet - Antique Revival, antiques & collectables, Big Flats, 2012. PamphletE1608
Pamphlet - Oldies But Goodies, antiques & collectables, Big Flats, 2012. PamphletE1609
Newsletter - Newberry's News: September 14, 1972. Agnes-1972 flood edition.NewsletterE1610
Invoices from the following jewelers, watchmakers and opticians: Edward H. Ayres (1889); John Bally & Son (1896-1898); E.P. Bevillard (1894); Fred H. Rees (1909); Roseman & Levy (1887-1888); J.R. Vincent (1888).InvoiceE1701
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