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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 piano dealers & tuners: D.S. Andrus & Co. (1913); J.C. Zimmerman (1899).InvoicesG2401
Contract for the sale of a pianos to Mrs. J.E. Fraser and LeGrand Carr from D.S. Andrus & Co., April 28, 1900. Contract G2402
Booklet - Paino Tuning And So Forth, Something About It, compliments of D.S. Andrus & Co., ca. 1900. BookletG2403
(2) Christmas cards from Claude Buckpitt, piano merchant, to his customers, 1920 & 1950. Greeting CardG2404
Handbill - J. Greener's Pianos: Description of Styles and Schedule of Prices, ca. 1870.HandbillG2405
Contract for the sale of a piano and stool from Jacob Greener to E. Lumbard, November 1, 1911. ContractG2405
Booklet - Book of Words by Mme. Schumann-Heink on the Victor-Victrola, compliments of M. Doyle Marks Co., ca. 1910s. BookletG2501
Booklet - M. Doyle Marks Co. Catalogue of Vocal Music, 1916. BookletG2502
Booklet - The Doylemarx Story: M. Doyle Marks & Son 50th Anniversary, 1948. BookletG2503
Shopping bag - M. Doyle Marks & Son, ca. 1950s.BagG2504
Invoices for the following laundies and dry cleaners: Custart & Kistler Collars & Kuffs (1917); The Hastings Laundry (1905); The Perfect Laundry Co. (1895-1898). InvoicesG2601
Coupon Book - Custart & Kistler Laundry, Inc., ca. 1980s.BookletG2602
Handbill - Custart & Kistler Laundry stay-fresh shirts, ca. 1940s.HandbillG2603
Invoices and receipts from the following insurance companies and agents: Perry & Herrick (1896); Royal Insurance Company of Liverpool (1882); Scottish Union & National Insurance Co. (1888); Lewis J. Sturdevant (1897); Swan & McDowell Firemans Fund Insurance Co. (1872); Swan & Sons (1918-1919).InvoicesG2701
Insurance policy issued to Horton Frost of by the Empire Insurance Company of Union Springs, March 14, 1858. DocumentG2702
Insurance policy issued to D.B. Rockwell of Catlin by the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, NY, November 1, 1869.DocumentG2703
Insurance policy issued to Martha M. Elston & Son by the Royal Insurance Company of Liverpool's Albany agent, September 4, 1879. DocumentG2704
Insurance policy issued to Emma L. Getman of Van Etten by the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, NY, June 22, 1885.DocumentG2705
Insurance policy issued to Paul Collson of North Chemung by the Hartford Fire Insurance Company's Elmira agent, S. Ayers & Son, December 31, 1887. DocumentG2706
Insurance policy issued to Jacob Andrejak by Perry & Herrick Insurance, March 13, 1900. DocumentG2707
Booklet - Annual Report of the New York State Central Organization of Co-Operative Fire Insurance for the Year Ending December 31, 1889. BookletG2708
Newsletter - The Prudential, Prudential Life Insurance Co., June 1890. NewsletterG2709
Risk assessment form for Chas. M. Whitaker, hardware, of North Chemung from The Bradstreet Company, insurance agents, May 6, 1904. FormG2710
Handbill - Ad for Special Accumlative Automobile Accident Policy by the Maryland Casualty Company, G.W. Perry Company, Elmira agents, 1923. HandbillG2711
Letterhead - The Automobile Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut, 1930.LetterheadG2712
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