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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. 

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Letter from Clarence Knapp to Martie regarding Christmas. December 22, 1875.LetterA0524
A letter to Martie Noyes from Louis Palmer. He writes that he received her last letter and was amazed with the picture she sent of herself. Dated: July 2nd, 1875. LetterA0524
A letter to Marite Noyes from Louis Palmer. He writes that it has been very dull since she left for Bristol and that he hopes she is having a good time by the sea. Dated: July 14th, 1875. LetterA0525
Letter to Martie from Leo Rankin. December 6, 1875.LetterA0525
Letter to Martie from "Lam"? Letterhead - Palmer $ Colt Attorneys at Law, Chicago. July 2, 1875.LetterA0526
A letter to Ned Lucas from Maurine Vincent. Thanking him for the donation of fifty dollars. Dated: September 11th, 1881. LetterA0601
Letter to Mr. Lucas. Name illegible. April 11, 1881.LetterA0601
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. The writing is very faded and illegible. July 6th, 1881. LetterA0602
A letter to Amble Flood from colonel Nikola Srandjelowitch. He writes that he is very thankful for the work that she put in for his fellow Serbians. July 17th, 1918. LetterA0602
Letters from Martie to husband Ned. 1881LettersA0602-05
A letter to Ned Lucas from Marite Lucas. She writes that she misses him very much and that their baby Sarah is doing very well and is having a grand time at the moment playing with a ball on the floor. Dated: June 21st, 1881. LetterA0603
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that her mother is visiting for the morning. She also writes that their baby Sarah has not yet welcomed her mother. Dated: October 4th, 1881. LetterA0604
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that their daughter Sarah is very curious and has tried to climb his gun box. Dated: August 24th, 1881. LetterA0605
A letter to Martie Lucas from her friend Lillie. She wishes her a Marite a happy new year and she also writes that she is sorry for not being in contact with her recently, because she was very busy. Dated: January 1st, 1881. LetterA0606
Letter from Ned to Martie. January 1, 1881LettersA0606
A letter to Ned Lucas from his uncle (handwriting is illegible). He writes to Ned about what he is giving him in his deed. Dated: March 1st, 1881. LetterA0607
Letter to E. F. Lucas from aunt S. A. Ingalls. March 1, 1881.LettersA0607
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she is doing well and hopes he is as well. She also writes that she and her mother read aloud to Sarah today and thoroughly enjoyed it. Dated: July 12th, 1881. LetterA0608
Letter from Martie to Ned. 1881LettersA0608-09
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she misses him terribly and so does Sarah. She also writes that her and Sarah went on a carriage ride out to the wharf and that their daughter enjoyed the ride very much. Dated: June 13th, 1881. LetterA0609
A letter to Martie Lucas from Annie Mitch. She writes about the death of her husband and how she has been in a dream world in the past weeks. She is sorry for not writing earlier. Dated: April 20th, 1881. LetterA0610
Letter from Ned to Martie. April 25, 1881.LettersA0610
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that Sarah is starting to recover from her fever and has been playing with her friend Sophia. Dated: July 5th, 1881. LetterA0611
Letter from Martie to Ned. July 6th 1881.LettersA0611
Letter to E. F. Lucas from Geo W. Rankin Jr. January 12, 1881. Letter heading- Board of foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church.LettersA0612
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