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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.

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Collection TitleCL 03 Georgianna Palmer Estate PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki
Date Completed:September 2007
Terms:Include but not limited to: Palmer, Georgianna; Palmer, Anna Campbell; Palmer, Mrs. George Archibald; Force, Albert; Palmer, Sally; Langdon, Ida; Langdon, Jervis; Stuart, Anna M.
Scope:Boxes 1 and 4 contain writings, correspondence relating to Georgianna Palmer and her mother Anna Campbell Palmer (Mrs. George Archibald Palmer), Boxes 2 and 3 are photographs.
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1863-1966
AbstractThe Georgianna Palmer collection contains letters of members of the Palmer Family, Published material, and family photographs.

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Marth Darrin Robertson, taken at Ashbury Park on July 14, 1900. She was 80 years and 8 months old. She looks like Anna Campbell Palmer but is older. print, photographic03
winter ice along Water Streetprint, photographic03
photo of Ida Langdon, Marjorie York Bendiary, Sarah Parker taken in Glenora, New York. print, photographic03
photo of the interior of Trinity Episcopal Church. print, photographic03
photo of fireplace in home of Col. Hendy, oldest house in Elmira. It was build in 1796 and this picture of it was copyrighted in 1894. print, photographic03
boy jumping in the air to make a catchprint, photographic03
four men on the front steps. N.J. Thompson in back on upper stepprint, photographic03
Picture of the 1946 flood; State Street View. print, photographic03
Georgianna Palmer, all grown up. print, photographic03
Georgianna Palmer at three years of age. print, photographic03
Monument dedicated "to the loving memory of my father and my husband", signed with the initials CCG and the date of 1957. The pictures on the monument are of Mark Twain and Gabrilowitsch. print, photographic03
C.H Palmer House, Loomis St. in Elmira, with man, woman and two children out front. print, photographic03
Large group photo of children under a marquee tent. Names on back of photo, including Barbara Bush!print, photographic03
House of N.J. Thompson at 458 W. Water Street, before makeover.print, photographic03
Picture of a mule-drawn cart with two cherubs on the seat. Advertisement on back for H.W. Wyman, a dealer in watches and diamonds and fine jewelry. print, photographic03
Sally Palmer Waterbury in her wedding dress. print, photographic03
Copyright 1902. Photo of the flatiron building in NYC, on Broadway. print, photographic03
Group photo of Mary Queal, Anna Campbell, Julia Weaver, and Ella Reynolds. print, photographic03
Photo of the three women on the philidelphia. Georianna Palmer's friend Ida commented "...and...the worst of it is, it's the way we looked."print, photographic03
portrait, two girls, one with braided hair. print, photographic03
Mrs. G.A. Palmer, December 25, 1895, from Alice Adam. This is Georgianna's mother, the writer. print, photographic03
Portrait of a pouting child dressed in a tartan outift, carrying a drum and not looking very happy. print, photographic03
Picture of older gentleman, possibly Martha Robertson's husband or father. print, photographic03
enelope folder and three unidentified negatives. negative, film03
young violinist on the lawnprint, photographic03
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