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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. 

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 - Elmira Free Academy (EFA) State Championship Football Team, 1922. Photograph04D-01F-08
Photograph - Elmira Free Academy (EFA) Senior Class, 1909. 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
Photo of the Elmira Police Department. 1915.Photograph04D-01F-10
Photo of the Police Department, City of Elmira.1896-1902.Photograph04D-01F-10
Purple Heart Citation of John L. Hughes. Jan. 9, 1945Certificate04D-01F-11
Notice of Death for John L. Hughes.Certificate04D-01F-11
Newspapers covering flood reports.Newspaper04D-01F-12
Syracuse Herald American Newspaper. Includes flood reports.Newspaper04D-01F-12
Elmira Arms Company Roll of Honor for Employees who served in WWIHonor Roll04D-01F-13
Calendar featuring courthouses in Counties served by NYSEG. 1990.Calendar04D-01F-14
Cheer Newsletter. Feb. 1945. Published by Pabst Brewing Company. Contains "GI.'s Bill of Rights."Newsletter04D-01F-16
1872 Map of South Mountain. Shows positions of forces during the Battle fought by the Army of the Potomac. Sept. 14, 1862.Map04D-01F-17
Map of the Battlefield of Winchester, VA. Sept. 19,1864.Map04D-01F-18
Antietam Battlefield Map. Sept. 17,1862.Map04D-01F-19
Advertisement for F.M. Bottcher, Painting Contractor. Wall paper store and office. 312 Water Street.Advertisement04D-01F-21
Map of the State of New York. 1827. Published by Finley Philad.Map04D-01F-22
Photo of Elmira Prison Camp. Includes short description of numbers of dead, escaped, hospitalized and released. Photo taken 1864. Copyright 1890. (2 copies)Photograph04D-02F-01
Photo of the monument to the 107th Regiment, N.Y.V. at Gettysburg. Dedicated 1887Photograph04D-02F-01
Portrait of Daniel Pratt.1806-1877.Photograph04D-02F-02
Portrait of Clark Wilcox, Chemung County Historian.Photograph04D-02F-02
Portrait of General Alexander Diven.Photograph04D-02F-02
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