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Collection TitleMC 13 Banks/ Financial InstitutionsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:07/28/2008

The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals.   

Terms:Banks and banking; Bank notes; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Financial institutions; Money

Bank of Chemung; Bank of Elmira Heights; CCSD Federal Credit Union; Chemung Canal Bank, 1833-1903; Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1903-present; Chemung Valley Bank; Chemung Valley Mutual Loan Association, 1875-1927; Chemung Valley Savings & Loan Association, 1927-?; Elmira Mechanics Society; Elmira Mechanics Savings Society; Elmira National Bank & Trust Company, 1929-1953; Elmira Savings Bank, 1890-present; Elmira Savings & Loan Association, 1923-present; Elmira Trust Company, 1902-1903; Horseheads Savings & Loan Association; Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York, 1953-1970; Mechanics Mutual Protection Society; Mechanics Savings Bank of Elmira 1836-1987; Merchants National Bank of Elmira; National Bank of Chemung; Second National Bank of Elmira, 1863-1929

Scope:The Banks/Financial Institutions collection includes bank notes and currency, foreign and domestic, ranging in date from 1844 to the 1940's; banking documents such as checks, account books and deposit slips ranging in date from the 1835 to the 1960's; and promotional material including booklets, mailings and complimentary calendars from local area banks dating from the 20th century. 
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1835-2001

This collection contains materials related to banks, banking and finance including various forms of currency and documents from Chemung County banks. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Program for the Chemung Canal Trust Company's Old Timer's Game, June 26, 1983. ProgramB0602
Program for the Chemung Canal Trust Company Sesquicentennial Flower Show, September 10, 1983.ProgramB0603
Booklet - What to Cook and How to Cook It, compliments of the Chumng Canal Trust Company, 1912. BookletB0701
Magazine - The Bank Depositor, Chemung Canal Trust Company, January 1920.MagazineB0702
Booklet - A Century of Banking Service, Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1933. (2 copies)BookletB0703
Booklet - Chemung Canal Trust Company: West Church Street Branch, Opening June 4, 1951. BookletB0704
Booklet - 125 Years of Progressive Banking Service: Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1833-1958. (2 copies)BookletB0705
Booklet - Chemung County: A Map and Guide to Elmira, Horseheads and Area, compliments of the Chumng Canal Trust Company, circa 1960. (4 versions)BookletB0706
One Chemung Canal Plaza, a floor plan, circa 1971. BookletB0801
Chemung Canal Plaza, an illustrated guide, circa 1971. BookletB0802
Chemung County: A Map Guide to Elmira, Horseheads and Area, compliments of the Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1972.Booklet B0803
Montour National Bank and Chemung Canal Trust Company Merger, May 1, 1974. Pamphlet B0804
Your Home - Our Home: A Commemorative Road and Street Map Guide to the Twin Tiers, compliments of the Chemung Canal Trust Co., 1976.MapB0805
The Chemung Canal Trust Company newsletter, February 1976. NewsletterB0806
Chemung Canal Trust Company: One Hundred Fifty Years, 1833-1983. BookletB0807
Chemung Canal Trust Company: Our Anniversary Year, employee directory, 1983.BookletB0808
Chemung Canal Trust Company Westside Office 50 Years, 2001.BookletB0809
Chemung Canal Trust Company, Statement of Condition, September 30, 1932. StatementB0901
Chemung Canal Trust Company, Statement of Condition, December 31, 1932. StatementB0902
Chemung Canal Trust Company, Statement of Condition, June 30, 1933. StatementB0903
Chemung Canal Trust Company, Statement of Condition, December 31, 1950.StatementB0904
Chemung Canal Trust Company, Statement of Condition, June 30, 1974. StatementB0905
Bound volume of the historical notes from the Chemung Canal Trust Company Statements of Condition, 1922-1933. BookletB0906
Chemung Canal Trust Company: Annual Report 1970. Annual ReportB1001
Chemung Canal Trust Company: Annual Report 1971. Annual ReportB1002
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