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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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Collection TitleCL 03 Georgianna Palmer Estate PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki
Date Completed:September 2007
Terms:Include but not limited to: Palmer, Georgianna; Palmer, Anna Campbell; Palmer, Mrs. George Archibald; Force, Albert; Palmer, Sally; Langdon, Ida; Langdon, Jervis; Stuart, Anna M.
Scope:Boxes 1 and 4 contain writings, correspondence relating to Georgianna Palmer and her mother Anna Campbell Palmer (Mrs. George Archibald Palmer), Boxes 2 and 3 are photographs.
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1863-1966
AbstractThe Georgianna Palmer collection contains letters of members of the Palmer Family, Published material, and family photographs.

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portrait of Mrs. Percy Walker, the former Katharine Adams, for Georgianna. print, photographic03
Two fishermen holding a string of many fist, with two women in the background. Note on back says " Carl Waterbury?"print, photographic03
part four of a series illustrations of the buildings in Elmira. Serial03
Martha Frances Darrin is what the caption says. However, this is possibly Martha's mother Mary Darrin. print, photographic03
"In the Highlands" written by Mrs. George Archibald Palmer. pamphlet03
Picture of a house with people sitting on the lawn, most likely in the summertime. print, photographic03
Old picture of an old house with clapboard siding and some people in front. Fairly large house, but it needs a new roof. print, photographic03
photo of H.T.Palmer and Sons paint and paper store, 1887. print, photographic03
Sally and Georgianna Palmerprint, photographic03
H.J. Palmer, 1896. Probably Georgianna's grandfather. print, photographic03
Sally Louise Palmer Waterbury with sons Arthur and George. print, photographic03
Locket-sized portrait of Anna Campbell Palmer. print, photographic03
Front view of Henry W. Longfellow's residence in Portland, ME, built in 1785 and given to the Historical Society by his sister, Mrs. Anne L. Pierce. print, photographic03
Gentleman gazing at the tombstone of Mark Twain in Woodlawy Cemetery. print, photographic03
Hotel in DeLand, Florida, viewed through tree-lined approach. print, photographic03
picture taken March 1905. Thompson family vactioned there. print, photographic03
Elmira view from 1862, copy of photo compliments of Chemung Co. Historical Society to its members: gift in 1949. print, photographic03
Alice Adams, 1902. Quote on back says: "An awfully well meaning, good hearted old maid."print, photographic03
Photo of Ida Langdon with two unidentified femals. Ida is seated on the left. print, photographic03
Photo of Ida Langdon in metal frame with laminated cover on metal stand, possible given to donor by Georgianna Palmer, 1899. print, photographic03
Picture of a house with Mrs. Andrew Hull on the porch. The address is speculated to be 310 W. Church St. print, photographic03
photo of Edvard Grieg, on a post card. Writing on back shows card sent from Brooklyn, NY. Signed by Alice and Hilda. Says Grieg is her friend. print, photographic03
George Archibald Palmer as a young man. print, photographic03
Georgianna around 7 or 8 yrs of age. print, photographic03
Sally Palmer Waterburyprint, photographic03
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