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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.

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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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Booklet - Longfellow's Excelsior Illustrated, published by W. H. Gregg & Co., druggists, 1873.BookletF0513
Booklet - Dr. A. W. Chase's Dainty Dishes For the Invalid, compliments of Terbell Calkins Drug Co., ca. 1890s.BookletF0514
Booklet - Descriptive Catalog of Riker's Family Medicines and Toilet Requisites, available at Ingraham Bros. Druggists & Apothecaries, ca. 1880s.BookletF0515
J. Benjamin Co., makers of candy and cough medicine, papers, 1880-1915 including: price lists (1883, 1885); handbills for horehound cough drops (1880s); invoice (1880s); handbills for cash & check register machine (1890s); handbill regarding J. Benjamin's retirement, 1915. PapersF0601
Invoices and receipts from the following grocers and tea merchants: D.E. Ayers (1891-1897); A.H. Crise (1896); Harry Dickinson (1890s); G.S. Dickinson & Son (1883); Durland & Barton (1884-1887); Elmira Market Place (1940s); O.D. Goodrich & Co. (1884-1910); C.K. Hevener (1886); Delos L. Holden (1881).InvoicesG0101
Newspaper Circular - Acme Groceries for the week of May 5, 1991. CircularG0102
Booklet - Chemung County Develope Corporation presents the A & P Groundbreaking Ceremony, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., October 23, 1963.BookletG0103
Booklet - Welcome to Ann Page Horseheads Plant, a Division of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc., 1990s.BookletG0104
Booklet - A & P: Visit the World's Largest Kitchen, Ann Page Division of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., ca. 1990s. BookletG0105
Handbill - Pricelist for Cleveland & Post, grocers, November 12, 1894.HandbillG0106
Blotter - Friend, Metzger & Co., grocers, 1932. BlotterG0107
Sewing patern compliments of Loblaws Supermarket, 1972. PatternG0108
Invoices and receipts from the following grocers: S.X. Metzger & Son (1884-1892); D.O. Rice & Son (1890); H.H. Sayles & Co. (1881-1884); Charles H. Smith (1890s); D.L. Thompson (1890s); Welch & Burns (1912); C.F. Wheadon (1883); A.C. Whitney & Co. (1898); L.H. Wilbur (1915). InvoicesG0201
Pad of blank bill forms from J.N. O'Hare, grocers, 1920s. FormG0202
Handbill - O'Hare Cash Grocery Market, 1017 Pennsylvania Ave., ca. 1920s.HandbillG0203
Letterhead - J.N O'Hare, grocer, ca. 1920s.LetterheadG0204
Handbill - C.C. White, Dealer in Groceries and Provisions, Millport, NY, ca. 1880s. HandbillG0205
Invoices from the following grocers and tea merchants: Lormore & Tompkins (1882); C.M. & R. Tompkins (1887-1888); Bundy, Tompkins & Fassett (1889). InvoicesG0301
Ledger - Mrs. Henry Gardner in account with M.B. Thompson, grocer, 1902-1905. LedgerG0401
Acme Market fequent buyer coupons, ca. 1980s. CouponG0403
Sperry & Hutchinson green stamps, ca. 1960s.StampG0404
Invoices from the following dealers in fruit and produce: C.E. Barry (1890); Wheaton & Garnsey (1888). InvoicesG0501
Invoices - T.W. Cleveland, dealer in produce and oysters, 1884-1889. InvoicesG0601
Invoices & reciepts from J.S. Farren & Co., oyster dealers, 1870-1883.InvoicesG0701
Invoices and receipts from the following butchers, meat markets and fish & oyster dealers: Chemung Valley Beef Co. (1888); Gardner & McCann (1890s); Lobdell & O'Hare (1900s); Lutz Market (1939); McCann Meat Market (1903); Joe McCann West End Market (1909); E.B. Smith (1914); C.H. Sterling (1905).InvoicesG0801
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