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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 TitleCL 05 Mabel Wood CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:June 2009

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Bridge scorecard from Frisbie & Hamilton, The Heat Folks, 366 South Main. 1900-1940.Scorecard022303
Letter from Harper & Brothers to George J. Magee concerning the sale of a book. June 8, 1886. Letter022304
Receipt from the Adams Express Company, Elmira. October 30, 1909 Receipt022305
Trade Card for German Air Light Co., 211 W. Water St., D.S. Freedman & Co., sole agents. September 27, 1905.Card, Trade022306
$100 raffle ticket for drawing sponsored by the Lake & East Water St. Association. 1900-1920.Ticket022307
Letter to D. H. Donahue, Elmira, from H.M.Laffkas, manager of the Addison Palace of Sweets, December 26, 1914.Letter022308
Letter from the National Historical Society to Baker & Taylor suggesting a family record chart which "might suit your customer" Handwritten note attached asking for family chart to hold records of the Arnold Family of Braintree, Mass. December 4, 1918.Letter022309
Typewritten notes about Elmira, Elmira history and local personalities written by or for Edward E. Stanchfield. 1931Document022310
Typewritten notes on items recorded in a little booklet whi8ch "must" have presented at a scout banquet. 1919-1939.Document022311
Copy of a writing about the Red Jacket Garden located on south side of Carroll St between Lake and Baldwin, 1850-1860. Has portrait of Red Jacket painted by local artist W.C. Potter. January 21, 1913.Document022312
Blank membership card for the Stanley Memorial Association. Elmira, 1954-55.Membership card022401
Newspaper article by W. Charles Barber, New Fairground 4-H building a"Monument" to Rufus Stanley. August 1955.Newspaper clipping022404
Twelve page handwritten History of Elmira, author unknown. 1900-1955.Manuscript022501
Booklet entitled, Christian Homes of Europe for Women Travelers, by Dr. Adele A Gleason, Buffalo, NY. March 1901.Booklet022601
Our Armed Forces, a Source Book on the Army and Navy for High School Students. 1943Book022602
Handwritten two page manuscript entitled Myths and Legends. It deals with the Iroquois. Note in pencil to return to Cora. 1900-1940.Manuscript022701
A prospectus for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Course, 1890-1891.Document02`0308
Trade Cards (4) for Hosmer H. Billings, Bookseller, Stationer, and Newsdealer, 112 Baldwin Street, Elmira. 1889-1915.Trade Card20406
Invoice from Erdmann V. Schanz, Salcott Rd, Clapham Junction, London, mailed to Fitch & Billings, Elmira. March 16, 1889.Invoice-20311
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