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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

Collection TitleMC 01 Francis Hall PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCarol Knowlton
Extent1 linear foot
AbstractInventory still in progress

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Letter from P. J. Farrington dated May 28, 1857LetterA0316
Letter from James Burn dated May 13, 1857LetterA0317
Letter from Chrissy Markley dated June 4, 1857LetterA0318
Ledger of Robert Stewart dated 1852LedgerA0401
Ledger dated 1847LedgerA0402
Ledger of Chemung Canal Bank Transactions dated 1845LedgerA0403
Letter to brother dated July 12, 1842LetterA0502
Letter to brother dated March 31, 1842LetterA0503
Letter to brother dated Feb. 16, 1842LetterA0504
Letter to his brother, Edward dated Sept. 2, 1841LetterA0505
Letter to brother Edward dated Oct. 2, 1840LetterA0506
Letter to brother, Edward dated Dec. 31, 1840LetterA0507
Letter to brother, Edward, dated Oct. 3, 1840LetterA0508
Letter from J. Babcock dated April 12, 1848LetterA0601
Letter from W. B. Smith dated March 26, 1848LetterA0602
Letter from Lucy A. Bryant dated March 20, 1848LetterA0603
Letter from J. W. James dated March 8, 1849LetterA0604
Letter from Mr. W. W. Messer dated March 4, 1848LetterA0605
Letter from R. A. Axlete dated March 1848LetterA0606
Letter from Mr. Terbell dated Feb. 24, 1848LetterA0607
Letter from S. Rhoades daated Feb. 21, 1848LetterA0608
Letter from S. S. Fitch dated Feb. 17, 1848LetterA0609
Letter from Mr. S. S. Fitch dated Feb. 14, 1848LetterA0610
Letter from Cooley & Keese dated May 27, 1849LetterA0611
Letter from Lucy A. Bryant dated Feb. 10, 1848LetterA0612
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