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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.

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A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. The writing is faded and illegible. Dated: June 16th, 1881. LetterA0629
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that Sarah is doing well and is very curious when all by herself. She writes that she is expecting her mother to arrive the next day. Dated: August 11th, 1881. LetterA0630
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she, Sarah, and her friend Lillie went into town and to the shore. Lillie's cousins then visited for dinner and the night. Dated: August 17th, 1881. LetterA0631
A letter to Ned Lucas from F.H. Weher. The letter requests that Ned informs a Mr. Stowell to spend less on stamps and more on the bondholders. No date. LetterA0632
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that it is the hottest day of the year so far. She writes that her mother is visiting and is having trouble coping with the heat. Dated: July 13th, 1881. LetterA0633
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she wants Ned to send all her gloves out. She also writes that her and Sarah went on a carriage ride and both had a great time. Dated: June 22nd, 1881. LetterA0634
A list of carriage times and locations for the town of Chadwick. Dated: June and July, 1881.DocumentsA0635
Letter to Ned. Name illegible. No date.LetterA0635
A letter To Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she is glad to hear that he returned safely from Mr. Herreshoffs house, and she writes that Sarah has become better and back to her normal self. Dated: August 4th, 1881. LetterA0636
Letters from Martie to husband Ned. 1881LetterA0636-38
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. It is only the conclusion of the letter. There is no date. LetterA0701
Letters (notes) to Ned from Martie. No dateLetterA0701-03
A short letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she hopes he doing well. There is no date. LetterA0702
A short letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that her mother and father send their love. There is no date. LetterA0703
A short letter to Martie Lucas from her friend Helen. The writing is quite illegible. No date. LetterA0704
Note to Martie from Helen. No dateLetterA0704
A letter to Ned Lucas from an unidentifiable person. The writing is very illegible and crosses over itself many times. No date. LetterA0705
Letter to Miss Noyce from Edward F. Lucas. No date.LetterA0705
Western Union Telegraph to Murry B. Noyes(?) from E. Lucas. Arriving at Corning at 8 p.m. 1878.TelegramA0706
A telegram to Avery R. Noyes from Ned Lucas. It says he will leave work at two and arrive in Corning at eight. Dated: June 8th, 1878.TelegramA0706
A receipt sent to Abby Lucas from The National Bank of Commerce in New York. It states that the bank has sent her two checks worth 40 dollars for the dividend on stock. Dated: July 17th, 1880.RecieptsA0707
Note stating the attachment of a check worth $40 to Abby F. Lucas from the National Bank of Commerce in New York. July 17, 1881?LetterA0707
Western Union Telegraph to M. B. Noyes from F. Lucas. December 21, 1880?TelegramA0708
A telegram sent to H.B. Noyes from F. Lucas. It writes that Ned arrived in Big Flats at 5:50 P.M. Dated: December 21st, 1880.TelegramA0708
Notes to Miss Sarah Lucas from cousin Lilly in Florence. March 27, 1881.LetterA0709
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