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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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Illustration of "Colonel" the Elmira Telegram's mascot.Illustration04D-03F-22
Member list for the Recreation Club (organized July 4, 1901.04D-03F-25
Panoramic Illustration of Thatcher Manufacturing Co.Drawing04D-04F-01
Photograph - Eclipse Milling Department 25 employees, 1929. (Names on the back)Photograph04D-04F-01
American La France Images and Stencils.04D-04F-01
Photograph - Outing of Artistic Card Co. at Coldbrook, July 30, 1942. Photograph04D-04F-01
Advertisement from Southern Tier Motor Co. for the Overland Model Eighty-five four. 1917(?)Advertisement04D-04F-01
Photograph - Wells Fargo employees, including Frank Brooks, ca. 1900.Photograph04D-04F-01
Map showing location of subsidiary companies of National Electric Power Company around the U.S.Map04D-04F-01
Star-Gazette, April 29, 1989. Special on the retirement of Romeo Moffe.Newspaper04D-04F-02
Frostilla Lotion posterAdvertisement04D-04F-03
Sullivan Trailer, Elmira NY. March 1975. Vol. 1-No. 9. Addressed to the parents of Clinton Strait.Newspaper04D-04F-04
Black Republican And Office-Holder's Journal. Aug. 1865. Pluto Jumbo, Editor & Proproetor.Newspaper04D-04F-04
Elmira Star-Gazette Commemorative section on Ernie Davis. Dec. 8, 2001.Newspaper04D-04F-04
Elmira Express Vol. 1 No. 3. Dec. 30, 1893.Newspaper04D-04F-04
The Republican Watch-Tower. Feb. 25, 1801. Published by D. Denniston, No. 54, Wall Street New York.Newspaper04D-04F-04
Elmira Bazoo, Daily paper. July 2, 1877.Newspaper04D-04F-04
Mounted copy of the Vedette. Newtown, Tioga County NY. Dec. 5, 1818. Vol. 1, No. 23. Printed by W. Murphy.Newspaper04D-04F-04
Mounted copy of the Vedette. Oct. 2, 1819. Vol. 11, No. 66. (2 copies)Newspaper04D-04F-04
New York Evening Post. Nov. 16, 1801Newspaper04D-04F-04
Unidentified photo-possibly a school or orphanage.Photograph04D-04F-06
Photo of a house on Williams St., Elmira, NY. Originally on corner of Lake & Church St., built about 1874 & once served as the Grotto Club.Photograph04D-04F-06
Photo of a home on College Ave., Elmira, NY.Photograph04D-04F-06
Photo of former house of H.M. Seward(in 1850). Market St., Corner of Madison Ave., Elmira, NY.Photograph04D-04F-06
Photo of the County building, Lake St., Elmira NYPhotograph04D-04F-06
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