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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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This folder contains the following group photographs: American LaFrance Company Co. Outing at Cold Brook, September 7, 1918; Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Annual Outing at Cold Brook,July 13, 1922; Unidentified club luncheon, August 20, 1924; Board of Supervisors of Chemung County, 1924-1925; the Rad-Shaw Prowlers, March 25, 1933; St. Anthony's Parochial School class of 1938; Pennsylvania Avenue School class of 1939; Elmira Star-Gazette employees, undated; unidentified men; unidentified aerial view.Photograph04D-02F-03
Mark Twain Journal. Illustration of Mark Twain, originally featured in a Vanity Fair Supplement c. May 13, 1908.Ilustration04D-02F-04
Harper's Weekly. Sept. 26, 1891. Features Mark Twain.Magazine04D-02F-04
Photo of Mark Twain at Quarry Farm.Photograph04D-02F-04
Photo of Mark Twain, taken by Rufus Stanley.Photograph04D-02F-04
Photo of Mark Twain.Photograph04D-02F-04
Photo of Mark Twain taken by Rufus Stanley at Quarry Farm.Photograph04D-02F-04
"A Visit to the Home of Mark Twain" by Frank Elijah Dudley. Nov. 24, 1924.Article04D-02F-04
Photo of Mark TwainPhotograph04D-02F-04
Photo of the Greater New York Organists visiting Elmira NY. Includes Mark Twain. 1906Photograph04D-02F-04
Copy of Harper's Weekly featuring Mark Twain. Sept. 26, 1891.04D-02F-04
Portrait of Mark Twain.04D-02F-04
Photo of President Hoover with the Little Cabinet at the White House, Washington D.C. March 3, 1933.Photograph04D-02F-05
Photo of the Treasury Department. Dec. 7, 1932.Photograph04D-02F-05
Document from the head quarters of the 23rd N.Y.V. In Upstons Hill VA, Dec. 10, 1861. Announcment of the death of Lieutenant L.W. Steel.Document04D-02F-06
Ink Drawing showing the first toll bridge in Elmira.Drawing04D-03D-14
Elmira College diplomas issued to the following: Gertrude E. Stephens (1896); A.B. Burnham (1907).Diploma04D-03F-02
Mabel Flood. Daughters of the Revolution Certificate. Oct. 20, 1920.Certificate04D-03F-02
"Army Talks" Nov. 11, 1945.magazine04D-03F-02
EFA Preliminary or Preacademic Certificate of Daisy Marian E. HardyCertificate04D-03F-03
Star-Gazette, June 30, 1977. Feature on Richard Pratt Seem.Newspaper04D-03F-03
Daisy M. Hardy. School No. 3 Completion Certificate. 1893Certificate04D-03F-04
Daisy Marian Hardy Shorthand and Business School of Commerce Certificate. Dec. 22,1898.Certificate04D-03F-04
Certificate appointing William C. Norris to captain of the Police Reserve of the City of New York. Dec. 24, 1918Certificate04D-03F-04
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