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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. 

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 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 from the following dealers in hides and leather goods: J. Richardson & Co. (1883); Joseph Sittenfield (1910s); S. Sittenfield & Son (1880s). InvoicesG1601
Invoices and receipts from the following blacksmiths, livery stables and dealers in horse apparel: Eli Beary (1896); L.C. Bergmuller (1895); Carpenter Brothers (1883); Fred M. Jones (1910); C.H. Kilmer (1894-1895); F.S. Knickerbocker (1903); C.A. McCoy (1905); Plumb & Sheldons (1887); Sheldon Saddlery Company (1896); Converse Stage (1890). InvoicesG1701
Handbill - Reward for information regarding the theft of a horse and buggy from Owen McGreevy's livery stable, July 26, 1860.HandbillG1702
Invoices and receipts from the following dealers in carriages, wagons and agricultural implements: Brown & Roy (1879); Grant & DeWaters (1895); Myer Friendly (1888-1891). InvoicesG1801
Handbill - The Eureka Folding Canopy Top, available at Hardy & Slaymaker, dealers in carriage goods, ca. 1880s. HandbillG1802
Price list of automobile engines available at F.O.B. of Elmira, ca. 1910s. DocumentG1901
Stationery envelope advertising Diamond Tiers from Ross Vulcanizing & Battery Co., ca. 1910s. EnvelopeG1902
Order form for Model-T Ford purchased through LaFrance Garage Company, March 19, 1913. DocumentG1903
Invoice - Elmira Ford Company, motor care sales, 1913. InvoiceG1904
Invoice - DeWaters Brothers, automobiles, tructs, tractors & farm tools, 1926.InvoiceG1905
Handbill - New Atlas Car Battery at Armstrong's Esso Service, 1950s. HandbillG1906
Handbill - Eagle Transmissions, Inc., car parts and repairs, price list, ca. 1971. HandbillG1907
Kwik Fill gas station check cashing card, ca. 1990s.Credit CardG1908
Invoices and receipts from the following gun dealers and sporting goods stores: M.A. Casterline (1890); Elmira Arms Company (1908 & 1934). InvoicesG2001
Booklet - George L. Curtis & Co. Wholesale Fireworks Net Price List, 1917. BookletG2002
Handbill - Puma Hunting Knives and U.S. Government Surplus Heavy Leather Straps available at DuMaurier Company, sporting goods, ca. 1930s. (with stationery envelope)HandbillG2003
Booklet - How to Plant compliment of Buddies' Garden Center, 1966. BookletG2101
Booklet - Seasonal Price List from Gould Florists, ca. 1930s.BookletG2102
Invoices from E.M. & H.N. Hoffman, nurserymen & florists, 1889 & 1895.InvoicesG2103
Booklet - How to Plant compliments of Hoffman Nurseries, Inc., 1955. BookletG2104
Rawson the Florist stationery envelope, 1903. EnvelopeG2105
Handbill - Say it with flowers from Riverside Flowers, Inc., 1931. HandbillG2106
Invoice from Chas. C. Owen Nursery, Cayutaville, 1894. InvoiceG2107
Handbill - Sprague's Florist Supplies, ca. 1970s. HandbillG2108
Booklet - Legends of Our Christmas Plants, compliments of Farmer's Greenhouses and Flower Shop, ca. 1950s.BookletG2109
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