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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

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Collection TitleCL 62 Wednesday Morning Club CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:12/1/2008
Date Updated:10/23/2018

The items in this collection were donated by the members of the Wednesday Morning Club in 2008.

Terms:Elmira (N.Y.); Women-Societies and clubs
Historical:Wednesday Morning Club-The Wednesday Morning Club was founded in 1892 for the stated purpose of study and discussion as a means of intellectual improvement for the women of the club.  To that end, the club meets every other Wednesday from October to May for a series of lectures on each seasons' topic presented by the members.  The club is still in existence today.
Scope:The Wednesday Morning Club Collection contains materials relating to the club including a nearly complete run of the club's annual programs from 1895 to 2005; meeting minutes, 1892-2007; Treasurers' reports and records, 1916-1983; Corresponding Secretaries' material, 1972-1983; and essays presented to the club, 1988-2018.
Extent3.5 Linear Feet
Date Span1892-2018

This collection contains materials from the Wednesday Morning Club. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Essay: The House the Mouse Built--The Disney Company by Sara Zurenda, January 26, 2000.Manuscript054005
Essay: Ecology by Mrs. Lawrence Labate, February 23, 2000.Manuscript054006
Essay: Hubble Telescope by Virginia Marsden, March 8, 2000.Manuscript054007
Essay: Leonardo Da Vinci by Valerie Parkhouse, March 22, 2000.Manuscript054008
Essay: The Edwardian Era by Pamela Farr, October 4, 2000.Manuscript054101
Essay: Dawn of the Atomic Age by Charlotte Scott, October 18, 2000.Manuscript054102
Essay: The Harlem Renaissance, 1920s-1930s by Mrs. Richard Perry, January 10, 2001.Manuscript054103
Essay: Carousels--Past and Present by Carol Abderhalden, February 7, 2001.Manuscript054104
Essay: Peotry in the Fifties--In Beats and Others by Mrs. Richard Denton, March 14, 2001.Manuscript054105
Essay: From Utilitarian to Find Art--The Art Nouveau Period of Glass by Monica Campanella, March 21, 2001.Manuscript054106
Essay: Public Radio & Television--What? Where? How? When? by Mrs. Edward Herman, October 17, 2001.Manuscript054201
Essay: The Erie Canal--A Long, Long Ditch 40 Feet Wide and 4 Feet Deep by Mrs. Clement Granoff, December 31, 2001.Manuscript054202
Essay: Music--It's Basis in Science by Joy Perry, January 9, 2002.Manuscript054203
Essay: Traveling with Writers by Martha Horton, February 20, 2002.Manuscript054204
Essay: Gertrude Bell--Daughter of the Desert by Mila Meier, March 20, 2002.Manuscript054205
Essay: Acadia National Park by Carol Lincoln, October 9, 2002.Manuscript054301
Essay: China & Tibet by Charolotte Scott, October 23, 2002.Manuscript054302
Essay: Everglades National Park by Carol Arnold, January 8, 2003.Manuscript054303
Essay: Mesa Verde by Marilynn Sullivan, January 22, 2003.Manuscript054304
Essay: Carlsbad Caverns National Park by Rita Colvin, February 19, 2003.Manuscript054305
Essay: Anais, Anais by Martha Horton, October 8, 2003.Manuscript054401
Essay: Eugene O'Neill--American Aeschylus by Virginia Marsden, January 7, 2004.Manuscript054402
Essay: Female Short Story Writers by Alta Stevenson, February 18, 2004.Manuscript054403
Essay: Doris Kearns Goodwin by Adelia Wisbey, March 3, 2004.Manuscript054404
Essay: Rivers, Roads, Rails and Runaways--Transportation in the Southern Tier, Past, Present and Future by Lois Carter, October 20, 2004.Manuscript054501
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