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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.

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. 

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Collection TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - Heights Lodge No. 913 of Elmira Heights, NY; 1914.BookletF1901
Booklet - By-Laws of Heights Lodge No. 913; 1914.BookletF1902
Booklet - Golden Anniversary Heights Lodge No. 913, 1914-1964.Booklet F1903
Booklet - Sixteenth Anniversary of Jesse L. Cooley Lodge No. 966; 1919-1935.BookletF2001
Booklet - Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Jesse L. Cooley Lodge No. 966; 1919-1944.BookletF2002
Booklet - Thirtieth Anniversary of Jesse L. Cooley Lodge No. 966; 1919-1949.BookletF2003
Booklet - 50th Anniversary of Jesse L. Cooley Lodge No. 966; 1919-1969.Booklet F2004
Program - Banquet Compliments of St. Omer's: January 25, 1889.Program F2101
Program - Official Program 99th Annual Conclave Grand Commandery Knights Templar of NY; 1912.ProgramF2102
Program - Burial Service of the Orders of Masonic Knighthood.ProgramF21 03
Directory - St. Omer's Commandery No. 19 Knights Templar; 1917.DirectoryF2104
Directory - St. Omer's Commandery No. 19; 1932.DirectoryF2105
Booklet - Roster and By-Laws of Elmira Chapter No.42 1922.BookletF2106
Program - Masonic Temple and The Commandery holding a Series of Receptions Season; 1985-1986.ProgramF2107
Program - St. Omer's Commandery No. 19 holding a dinner; April 17, 1874.ProgramF2108
Pamphlet - The George F. Baker Masonic Memorial Fund; 1953.PamphletF2109
Program - Concert By the Elmira Masonic Choir; October 28thProgramG0101
Program - Grand Concert by Masonic Quartet Concert Company; February 27, 1920.ProgramG0102
Program - Methodist Church given by the Elmira Masonic Choir; May 26.ProgramG0103
Program - Memorial Congregational Church hosting Elmira Masonic Choir ProgramG0104
List - List of singers for the Masonic ChurchListG0105
Program - Concert by Hedding Vhurch and Masonic Choirs; May 23 1924. Programg0106
Program - Concert by Elmira Masonic Choir; May 28, 1924.ProgramG0107
Program - Concert by Elmira Masonic Choir and Quartet; March 3, 1930.ProgramG0108
Letter - letter regarding the rest of the members from the Elmira Masonic Quartet; August 26, 1932.LetterG0109
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