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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. 

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Collection TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - 25 Years: Harry B. Bentley Post, No. 443, November 1944.BookletD0806
Magazine - The American Legion Magazine, February 1945.MagazineD0807
Menu - Veteran's Appreciation Dinner by Harry B. Bentley Post, No. 443; Elmira, New York February 20, 1946.MenuD09 01
Menu - Testimonial Dinner in honor of Frank C. Love; Harry B. Bentley Post No. 443; December 3 1938.MenuD0902
Booklet - Youth County by Chemung County American Legion, 1956.BookletD0903
Booklet - New Building Dedication, Capt. Clarence R. Oliver Post 154 American Legion, October 2, 1971.bookletD0904
Booklet - Army and Navy Legion of Valor of the United States of America, 1927.BookletD1001
Blotter - featuring Decorations for Heroism and Distinguished Service (U.S Services) Reese Press 1943.Blotter D1002
Red Skelton's Plede of Allegiance, Courtesy of Harry B. Bentley Post 443 American LegionDocumentD1003
Postcard - Ivy Cabletow specifically for Claude S. Denson, December 1939PostcardE0101
program - Centennial Program by Ivy Lodge No. 397 F. & A.M, Chemung County, May 24, 1956ProgramE0102
Booklet - Directory and By-Laws of Ivy Lodge NO. 397, Free & Accepted Masons, 1920. BookletE0103
Booklet - Centennial Year Roster; Ivy Lodge No. 397; Elmira, New York, 1956.BookletE0103
booklet - Ivy Lodge Centennial; Elmira, New York; 1856-1956bookletE0104
program - Elmira Masonic Temple: Ivy Lodge No. 397; June 15, 1978programE0105
Booklet - 100th Anniversary Program; Ivy Lodge No. 397; Williamsport, Pennsylvania. May 25, 1968.BookletE0105
program - IVY No. 397 F. & A.M Masonic Temple of Elmira, New York; April 1919- October -1979.ProgramE0106
Program - Ladies Night presented by Williamsport, PA Ivy Lodge No. 397 welcoming Elmira, NY Ivy Lodge No. 397; April 10,1980.PorgramE0107
Booklet - Cabletow by Ivy Lodge No. 397 in Elmira, NYBookletE0108
Booklet - Forty- Sixth Annual Report Ivy Lodge No. 397; Elmira, NY 1901. BookletE0201
Receipt for dues paid by LeGrand Carr to Ivy Lodge No. 397, Free & Accpeted Masons, 1896 & 1901. ReceiptE0202
Booklet - Ivy Lodge, No. 397 Roster and By- Laws; 1946-1947.BookletE0203
Document - Ivy Ladmarks Benefit Dance for Wade Philpott; 1947DocumentE0204
Program - Complimentary Dinner given by Ivy Lodge 397 to Ivy Lodge 397 of Williamsport, PA 1919.ProgramE0205
Booklet - Directory and By Laws of Ivy Lodge No. 397; 1925.BookletE0206
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