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Collection TitleCL 170 Chemung County Planning Department CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
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The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by the Chemung County Planning Department in 2017.


This collection contains maps, aerial photographs, blueprints, slides, and papers from the Chemung County Planning Department.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Sanborn Maps of Horseheads, January 1931. MapMC-01D-02F-09
(12) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken August 4, 1976.PhotographsMC-02D-01F-01
(13) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken August 4, 1976.PhotographsMC-02D-01F-02
(5) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken October 31, 1977 including: Ashland/Wellsburg area; Southeastern County border; and Southport into Pennsylvania.PhotographsMC-02D-01F-03
(8) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken April 18, 1971 including: Horseheads/Breesport area; Horseheads around the Chemung County Fairgrounds; Horseheads Holding Point; Horseheads/Veteran area; Big Flats by Arnot Mall; Big Flats by Sing-Sing Rd; and Erin/Park Station.PhotographsMC-02D-01F-04
(7) Aerial photographs of Chemung County, 1964.PhotographsMC-02D-01F-05
(13) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken September 8, 1964. PhotographsMC-02D-01F-06
(15) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken September 8, 1964 including: Ridge Road, Veteran; Holding Point in Horseheads; Grand Central Plaza, Horseheads; City of Elmira; Southport; West Elmira; Elmira Heights.PhotographsMC-02D-01F-07
(14) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken September 8, 1964 including: Elmira Heights; Horseheads/Big Flats border; Big Flats/Catlin border; Horseheads by the Airport; Big Flats south of Rt. 17; Seeley Creek. PhotographsMC-02D-01F-08
(14) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken May 1961 including: Big Flats/West Hill; Town of Elmira/Jerusalem Hill; Elmira eastside; Elmira Heights; Horseheads/Elmira Heights; Village of Horseheads; Southport/Ashland; Elmira northside; Southport/Bulkhead; Southwest Elmira; West Elmira; Downtown Elmira; Rural Chemung County.PhotographsMC-02D-02F-01
(9) Aerial photographs of Chemung County taken May 1961 including: Horseheads/Philo Rd.; Horseheads/Hickory Grove Rd.; Downtown Elmira; West Elmira; Rural Chemung County; West Elmira/Big Flats; Horseheads/Fair Grounds; Southport/Bulkhead; Rorick’s Glen.PhotographsMC-02D-02F-02
(4) Aerial photographs of Chemung County including: Horseheads, July 5, 1955; (2) Big Flats along Rt. 17, May 4, 1959; Big Flats toward Corning, October 8, 1964. PhotographsMC-02D-02F-03
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