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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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Certificate appointing William C. Norris to captain of the Police Reserve of the City of New York. Dec. 24, 1918Certificate04D-03F-04
Diploma of Jennie Hardy from the Charity Hospital of New York City. 1889.Certificate04D-03F-04
William C. Norris. New York Custom Tailors Designers Club.04D-03F-04
Daisy Marian Hardy. Certificate of Completion of Scietific Classes. 1896.Certificate04D-03F-04
Daisy Marian Hardy Shorthand and Business School of Commerce Certificate. Dec. 22,1898.Certificate04D-03F-04
"Colorful Centennial Cuties," Elmira Centennial Queen and court. Star-Gazette Sept. 22, 1964. Produced by "experimental color"Article04D-03F-06
Elmira Prison Camp-Rathbun Barracks. 1864 Map. (Copy from the National Archives)Map04D-03F-07
Map of Arnot Barracks and Corral Stables. 1861-1865 (2 copies)Map04D-03F-07
Class of May 19th, 20th, and 21st, 1926. Corning Consistory, the Scottish Rite.(Masons)Photograph04D-03F-08
Copies of The Stars and Stripes Mediterranean newspaper. Dec. 25-26, 1944.Newspaper04D-03F-09
Copy of Life Magazine. Jan. 15, 1945.Magazine04D-03F-09
The Argus(Newspaper). Jan. 30, 1945. Melbourne Australia.Newspaper04D-03F-09
Folio print of Elmira College, showing Cowles Hall and "The Puddle" 1909.Photograph04D-03F-10
Richard Mason Papers. 1945. Copies of discharge papers.04D-03F-11
"Army Talks" Sept. 16, 1945.magazine04D-03F-11
"Hard Times" newspaper of the 3118 DIG.SV.GP., based in Frankfurt Germany. 1945 Papers from June 9, July 7, 14, 21,28, Aug. 4,25, Sept. 8, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, Nov, 3(2 copies), 17, 24,Dec. 15,22,29.Newspapers04D-03F-11
Obituaries for Moses Goldstein. 1910.Article04D-03F-12
Landscape painting by Augustus W. Cowles.Painting04D-03F-13
"View of the Lakes, Eldridge Park"04D-03F-15
Drawing of the 2nd National Bank on Lake Street, Elmira NY.Drawing04D-03F-16
Ink Sketch of Rembrandt done by Augustus Cowles. 1862.Drawing04D-03F-17
Sketch of Hospital and Prison Camp by W.T. Crane.Drawing04D-03F-18
Portrait. Silas Gleason(?)Portrait04D-03F-19
Painting by T.M. Cameron.Painting04D-03F-20
Soldier's Record for Co. F, 141st Regiment N.Y. Vol. InfantryRecord04D-03F-21
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