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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. 

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Collection TitleMC 05 Business and IndustryCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCalvin Brewer
Date Completed:February 2007
Date Updated:December 2007
Extent3 linear feet

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Label from a bottle of Gerity Brothers, druggists, Aqua Ammonia, ca. 1880s. LabelF0310
Handbill - Brown's Eucalyptus Ointment available at Gerity Brothers Druggists, ca. 1880s. HandbillF0311
Letter from Gerity Brothers Drug Co. to their customers regarding their incorporation, August 22, 1908. (2 copies)LetterF0312
Birth announcement for Helen Estella and Fannie Louise Gerity, February 24, 1875. (multiple copies)DocumentF0313
Montague Roller Cotton Gin Company of Toledo, Ohio stock cerficate belonging to W.S. Gerity, May 19, 1888. Stock CertificateF0314
Letter from Foster Milburn Co. to George Gerity regarding employment, October, 28, 1907. LetterF0315
Invoices and receipts from the following pharmacies, drug stores and drug manufacturers: F.M. Brown (1880s); Brown's Eucalyptus Ointment Co. (1880s); Elmira Drug & Chemical Co. (1950s); T.S. Flood (1875); Igraham Brothers (1893); Wm. R.W. Pound (1890). Invoices F0401
Handbill - Improvements on White's Salve, 1831. Advertisment for Peleg White's pain salve. HandbillF0402
Handbill - Thomas S. Flood Drug Store sale on patent medicine, perfumes and hair renewers, April 1869. HandbillF0403
Hanbill - Notice of Executor's Sale of the drug stock and fixtures of Marshal S. Bidwell's drug store, March 23, 1878. HanbillF0404
Joseph Meyer Jr.'s license from the State Board of Pharmacy, December 5, 1884. CertificateF0405
John P. Kelly's license from the State Board of Pharmacy, March 3, 1886. CertificateF0406
John P. Kelly Drug Store's cerfificate of registration from the State Board of Pharmacy, February 12, 1901. CertificateF0407
Pharmhouse video rental & check acceptance courtesy card, 1991. Membership CardF0408
Booklet - Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Purgative Pellets presents Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater, compliments of J.L. Everitt, druggist, 1872. BookletF0501
Booklet - Pierce's Memorandum and Account Book from Pierce's Family Medicines compliments of John C. Van Atta, druggist, Waverly, NY, 1888. BookletF0502
Booklet - Pierce's Memorandum and Account Book from Pierce's Family Medicines, 1902. BookletF0503
Booklet - A Brief History of Dr. Daniel G. Carey, the Founder of the Dr. Carey Medical Corporation of Elmira, NY, ca. 1930s.Booklet F0504
Booklet - Merchant's Gargling Oil Songster, compliments of Joseph Meyer Jr., druggist, 1890. BookletF0505
Booklet - Ransom's Family Receipt Book from the D. Ransom Son & Co., compliments of Kelly Drug Co., 1914. BookletF0506
Booklet - Some Facts about the Medical Profession in New York State compliments of Gardner's Syrup Hyriodic Acid and Gardner's Syrup Ammonium Hypophosphite, ca. 1907.BookletF0507
Booklet - The Oriole Cook Book: A Splendid and Useful Gift, compliments of Colvin's Pharmacy, ca. 1900s. BookletF0508
Booklet - Barker's "Komic" Picture Souvenir...Part 3, compliments of the Barker, Moore & Mein Medicine Co., ca. 1900s. BookletF0509
Booklet - Dr. D. Jayne's Medical Almanac and Guide to Health, compliments of Gerity Brothers druggists, 1890. BookletF0510
Booklet - Dr. King's Guide to Health, Household Instructor & Family Prize Cook Book, compliments of E.H. Wakelee, druggist, 1904. BookletF0511
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