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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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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
Booklet - Meat for the Family: 147 Meat Recipes compliments of J.J. Lutz, dealer in prime meats, 1925. BookletG0802
Invoice - Rannie, Smith & Co., bakers, 1884. InvoiceG0901
Invoice - C. M. Rhoades, baker, Elmira Heights, ca. 1900. InvoiceG0902
Student ID label compliments of Spaulding Bakeries, Inc., ca. 1930s. (belonged to Theodore Plaisted)NoveltyG0903
Book - My Own Album of Knowledge, compliments of Spaulding Bakeries, ca. 1930s. BookG0904
Booklet - Tanino Italian Pastry Shop, 2012.BookletG0905
Booklet - Valley Cheescake Product List, ca. 1990s. BookletG0906
Invoices from the following milk dealers and dairies: L.J. Houck & Sons (1952); E.M. Roberts (1890s); Albert Roy, Jr. (1900s). InvoiceG1001
Advertising for the following dairies and milk dealers: Durland P. Hammond (1920s); El-Cor Dairies (1930s); Horseheads Creamery Co. (1894); Charles F. Hughes & Son (1930s); Royal Dairy (1930s). AdvertisingG1002
Handbill - Old English Brand Malted Milk Agency Price List by the Standard Malted Milk Co., ca. 1940s.HandbillG1101
Sign - Homemade Candies by Emma Lou Niver, ca. 1910s. SignG1102
Illustration and poem about Ely's Pop Corn Stand by Edwin Wildman, ca. 1890s. DocumentG1103
Invoices from the following wine and liquor dealers: J.B. Coffey (1918); John M. Connelly (1893); Darrin & Richardson (1889); Charles Klapproth (1913); C.W. Skinner (1886-1892); A. Sutton (1859).InvoicesG1201
Booklet - Here's To Helping You!: An Aid for Home Entertainment compliments of Fran Mockler's Liqor Store, ca. 1950s. BookletG1202
Handbill - Horseheads Brewing, Inc., 2010. HandbillG1203
Invoices and receipts from the following tobacco and cigar shops: J.L. Brown (1881-1883); A.J. Daniels (1881-1882); John I. Nicks (1881-1885); J.A. Wilkey & Son (1887); Wirth Cigar Company (1937). InvoicesG1301
Booklet - A Complete Directory of Every Gorcer, Confectioner, Cigar & Tabocconist and Cigar Manufacturer in Elmira, N.Y., ca. 1900. BookletG1302
Newsletter - Eltoco News, Elmira Tobacco Company: November-December 1947; January-February 1948. NewsletterG1303
Profit Sharing Certificate to H.J. Lagonegro tobacco shop, ca. 1910s.CertificateG1304
Invoices and receipts from the following mills, millers and grain, feed and flour suppliers: Stephen Arnot (1858); Bennett and Leverich, Inc. (1930s); Chase-Hibbard Milling Co. (1892-1905); W.T. Coleman (1908-1909); Leon H. Drake (1892-1895); Elmira Roller Flour Mill (1885); O.W. Evertts (1910); E.M. Roberts (1920); Henry F. Rohver (1907-1922); Shoemaker & Egbert (1904-1909); C.S. Starr (1911); Southport Mills (1870). InvoiceG1401
Stationery envelope from the Elmira Flour Mills, 1883. EnvelopeG1402
Booklet - Farmer's Pocket Ledger Compliments of Bennett & Leverich, Inc., 1930. BookletG1403
Stationery envelope from E.V. Sheely, dealer in hides and leather goods, ca. 1940s.EnvelopeG1501
Invoices from the following dealers in hides and leather goods: Sheely & Bullard (1869); E. & J. Sheely (1899); E.V. Sheely (1940s). InvoicesG1501
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