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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

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Photo of Mark Twain, taken by Rufus Stanley.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
Photo of Mark Twain.Photograph04D-02F-04
Photo of Mark Twain at Quarry Farm.Photograph04D-02F-04
Photo of the Treasury Department. Dec. 7, 1932.Photograph04D-02F-05
Photo of President Hoover with the Little Cabinet at the White House, Washington D.C. March 3, 1933.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
Mabel Flood. Daughters of the Revolution Certificate. Oct. 20, 1920.Certificate04D-03F-02
Elmira College diplomas issued to the following: Gertrude E. Stephens (1896); A.B. Burnham (1907).Diploma04D-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 Marian Hardy Shorthand and Business School of Commerce Certificate. Dec. 22,1898.Certificate04D-03F-04
William C. Norris. New York Custom Tailors Designers Club.04D-03F-04
Certificate appointing William C. Norris to captain of the Police Reserve of the City of New York. Dec. 24, 1918Certificate04D-03F-04
Daisy M. Hardy. School No. 3 Completion Certificate. 1893Certificate04D-03F-04
EFA Diploma of Daisy Marian E. Hardy. June 15-19, 1896.Diploma04D-03F-04
Diploma of Jennie Hardy from the Charity Hospital of New York City. 1889.Certificate04D-03F-04
Daisy Marian Hardy. Certificate of Completion of Scietific Classes. 1896.Certificate04D-03F-04
"Colorful Centennial Cuties," Elmira Centennial Queen and court. Star-Gazette Sept. 22, 1964. Produced by "experimental color"Article04D-03F-06
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