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Manuscript Library

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

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Photograph - Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 107th and 107th Regimental training camp, ca. 1918.Photograph03D-08F-05
Map of the lands of the United States Life Insurance Company, corner of Lake St. and Sullivan St. Extension, Elmira, January 1995. Map03D-10F-01
Photograph - W.J. Dounce home, 272 W. Church Street, ca. 1870s.Photograph040406
Exempt Firemen at Happy Thought Cottage.Photograph04D-01F-01
Elmira Fire Dept. Members. 1932.Photograph04D-01F-01
Elmira Fire Dept. Portrait of driver El Nathan Personius by J.R. Wilcox. 1890'sPortrait04D-01F-01
Morgan of the Elmira Fire Dept. Large photo portrait.Photograph04D-01F-02
Portrait of Hinamm T. Bickford (?)Photograph04D-01F-04
Portrait of Thomas Beecher.Photograph04D-01F-04
Portrait of a man. (H. Pierce?)Photograph04D-01F-04
Close-up portrait of H. PiercePhotograph04D-01F-04
Camp Smith 1929.Photograph04D-01F-05
Advertisement in the Star-Gazette. "How Germany is Growing Stronger." Nov. 29,1943.Newspaper Advertisement04D-01F-05
Military photo. (2 copies)Photograph04D-01F-05
1878 NGSNY Enlistment Roll04D-01F-05
Photo of the 137th N.Y. INF'Y 30 Brig., 20 Div., 12th Corps monument.Photograph04D-01F-05
"The 30 Separate" Elmira NY. May 1, 1898.Photograph04D-01F-05
This photo contains the following photographs of Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) Camps: Van Etten CCC Camp, Arnot Forest, 1934; Company 303 Camp, Benezett, PA, 1936, featuring Paul Williams.Photograph04D-01F-06
Photo of Railroad Avenue, Elmira NY.Photograph04D-01F-07
Photograph - Elmira Free Academy (EFA) Senior Class, 1909. Photograph04D-01F-08
Photograph - Elmira Free Academy (EFA) State Championship Football Team, 1922. Photograph04D-01F-08
Photograph - Elmira Free Academy (EFA) Class of 1923.Photograph04D-01F-08
Invitation to the Bachelors Masked Ball.Invitation04D-01F-09
Advertisement for the Bachelors Masked Ball. Held on Feb. 11,1927.Advertisement04D-01F-09
List of people invited to the Bachelors Masked Ball.List04D-01F-09
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