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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

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A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. H writes that he is glad that the apples are tasting good, and he is sorry to hear about t\her father being sick. Dated: March 11th, 1882. LetterA0918
A letter to Ned Lucas from Lew is Delbolf. A friend of Ned's that would like his help in finding a new apartment for him to live. Dated: April 18th, 1880. LetterA0919
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. The handwriting is completely illegible. Dated: November 22nd, 1881. LetterA0919
Letter to Ned from someone asking him to look for any kind of job for him and putting in a good word. April 30, 1880.LetterA0919
A letter to Ned Lucas from P. Lorillard. He writes that he wants to end the arguments that the coal that Ned sold them was too soft. Dated: December 24th, 1880. LetterA0920
Letter from Ned to Martie, written in a hurry, very sloppy. November 22, 1881LetterA0920
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. The letter is very short and Ned writes that he received her latest letter. Dated: ?? LetterA0921
Letter to Henry C. Wells from Mr. Lucas and a reply note to Mr. Lucas from H. C. Wells. December 27th 1880.LetterA0921
Letter to Martie from husband Ned. 1880.LetterA0922
A letter to Ned Lucas from W.M. McDowell. He writes that under the new organization, each depositing leaseholder has a right to his private share of outstanding bonds. Dated: February 20th, 1879. LetterA0922
Letter to Mr. Usher from WM. O. McDowell. February 20th, 1879.LetterA0923
A letter to Ned from one of his uncles. The handwriting is very illegible. Dated: February 2nd, 1879. LetterA0923
Letter to E. F. Lucas from uncle. February 2, 1879.LetterA0924
A letter to Martie Lucas from an unidentifiable source. The handwriting is very illegible. Dated: December 11th, 1879. LetterA0924
Letter to Martie. Hard to read the writer's signature. December 11, 1879.LetterA0925
Document from the Probate Clerks Office in Bristol, R.I. Permission for the exchange of U.S. bonds for Central Pacific and Union Pacific bonds for Helen M. and Ida F. Usher. May 6th, 1879.DocumentsA0926
A copy of the lease being executed between Mable Flood and Joseph Gowell. The property was the upper apartment at 805 Maple Avenue, Elmira. Dated: March 1st, 1923.DocumentsA1203
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