Join Our Mailing List

Please enter your email address below.

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

Collection TitleJAK J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed By

Filter by:
TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Finger Lakes.Newspaper1812
This folder contains old maps of Chemung County.Map1813
This folder contains prints of religious artwork.Art1814
This folder contains maps of the Chemung Canal.Map1815
This folder contains a report on the City of Elmira's environmental impact report on the Chemung River Siphon.Report1816
This folder contains a photocopied book titled "A Brief History of Chemung County, NY."Photocopy1817
This folder contains newspaper articles about G. Archie Turner. Article1818
This folder contains articles about the KKK and Tony Defilippo.Article1819
This folder contains newspaper articles, essays, and various papers about past County Historians.Article1820
This folder contains newspaper articles and biographies of various individuals in Chemung County.Newspaper1821
This folder contains newspaper articles written by Jim Pfiffer.Article1822
This folder contains newspaper articles about Rufus Stanley.Article1823
This folder contains a newspaper article about Bill O'Brien.Article1824
This folder contains newspaper articles about Rev. John Bedzyk.Newspaper1825
This folder contains images of Strathmont Fairgrounds and the old fire station.Image1826
This folder contains newspaper articles about Dr. Eugene Pittman.Newspaper1827
This folder contains newspaper articles about Donald Shreibman.Newspaper1828
This folder contains the essay "Ferry House" by Mary Ellen Patterson.Essay1829
This folder contains articles, essays, and chronology of the Langdon family in Elmira.Article1830
This folder contains photocopied images of athletes in Elmira.Image1831
This folder contains multiple essays on Iroquois individuals and history in Chemung County.Essay1832
This folder contains articles, essays, and various research conducted by J. Arthur Kieffer on Native Americans.Article1833
This folder contains various articles and essays on historical events in Chemung County.Article1834
This folder contains an article on Thomas Tranter.Article1835
This folder contains maps of Tioga County, an essay on the Ann Page division of the Great Atlandic & Pacific Tea Co., newsletters from the Big Flats Historical Society and the CCHS, various handwritten notes, correspondence to and from J. Arthur Kieffer, articles by Kieffer, articles about Cemeteries of the Revolutionary War, articles about veterans, a National Geographic article about Mt. Everest, and a directory of historical records repositories.Map1901
<<First  <<Previous  Next>>  Last>>

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35

Gallery Hours

Monday - Saturday 10a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Research Room:

Monday - Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Research Fee: $5.00 per day for non-members
Free to members of the Society and students

The Museum Shop:

Open during regular gallery hours.


Chemung County Historical Society
415 E. Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Contact Us:

Phone: (607) 734-4167
Email us:

Connect With Us:

Facebook Our Blog Tumblr History Pin


$5.00 - Adults
$3.00 - Senior Citizens (over 55)
$1.00 - Students (6-18)
FREE - Children Under 5
FREE - Members of the CCHS

Group Tours Call For An Appointment

We are wheelchair accessible
©2019 Chemung County Historical Society. All Rights Reserved. Website Design by inCommand Technologies