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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.

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Collection TitleMC 08 Hobbies/ Sports/ RecreationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston; Sarah Burr
Date Completed:July 2007
Date Updated:June 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various donors. 
Terms:Baseball; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Sports
Historical:Sports covered by this collection include auto racing, baseball, basketball, bicycling, boxing, football, golf, hockey, and track & field. 

MC 08 - Hobbies/ Sports/ Recreation includes miscellaneous programs, fliers, scorecards and tickets from various sporting events; souvenir material from Eldridge Park; Elmira Stamp Club material; autograph albums and miscellaneous material about various hobbies. 

Extent1 linear foot

This collection contains materials related to Chemung County sports, parks, movies and other recreational activities. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Scorecard compliments of the Mark Twain Community Golf Course, ca. 1950. ScorecardA0602
Handbill - 18 Hole Golf Match between Bobby Locke, Jimmy Thompson, Augie Nordone & Dick Govern at the Mark Twain Community Golf Course, July 10, 1952. HandbillA0603
Program - Thirty-fifth New York State Amatuer Golf Championship sponsored by the New York State Golf Association. Held at the Elmira Country Club, July 24-28, 1957.ProgramA0604
Program - International Golf Exhibition presented by the Elmira All-Sports Committee, Inc., August 18, 1969.ProgramA0605
Program - Forty-seventh New York State Amatuer Golf Championship sponsored by the New York State Golf Association. Held at the Elmira Country Club, July 23-27, 1969.ProgramA0605
Program - Arnold Palmer Golf Exhibition presented by the All-Sports Committee, Inc., May 7, 1972.ProgramA0607
Program - Sixty-first New York State Amatuer Golf Championship sponsored by the New York State Golf Association, July 19-22, 1983.ProgramA0608
Pamphlets - Soaring Eagles Golf Course at Mark Twain State Park, Horseheads: 1991 & 1992. PamphletA0609
Elmira Jackels Hockey Season Schedules: 2009-2010; 2013-4.ScheduleA0701
Card - USA Hockey Card registered to John Brand, August 31, 1993.CardA0702
Program - 2nd Annual Hockey Day sponsored by the Twin Tier Amateur Hockey Association, March 9, 1975.ProgramA0703
Manuscript - Track Coaching by William H. Herbert, belonging to Joseph F. Riley, 1981.ManuscriptA0801
Program - First Annual Games of the Elmira Athletic Club with scorecard, May 30, 1895.ProgramA0901
Program - Athletics and Bicyle Meet hosted by the Amateur Athletic Club, July 5, 1897.ProgramA0902
Receipt - Cycler's Sidepath League membership costing one dollar, March 23, 1895.ReceiptA 1001
Program - First Annual Benefit of the Kanaweola Cycle Club, April 17, 1901.ProgramA1002
Receipt - Kanaweola Cycle Club Membership dues with the amount of seventy-five cents, September 16, 1895.ReceiptA1003
Invitation - Kanaweola Cycle Club Annual Tramp Smoker announcement held by the Entertainment Committee, February 19, 1900.InvitationA1004
Card - Membership card of H.H. Bickford, Captain of the Kanaweola Cyclers, 1895-1905.CardA1005
Program - Fourth Annual Race Meet of the Kanaweola Cycle Club held in the city of Elmira, September 6, 1897.ProgramA1006
Program - Elmira's Sports Hall of Fame presented by the Elmira Kiwanis Club, December 15, 1977.ProgramA1101
Program - Elmira's Sports Hall of Fame presented by the Elmira Kiwanis Club, November 2, 1978.ProgramA1102
Program - Elmira's Sports Hall of Fame sponsored by the Elmira Kiwanis Club, August 23, 1979.ProgramA1103
Program - Elmira's Sports Hall of Fame souvenir program, hosted by the Kiwanis Club, August 28, 1980.ProgramA1104
Letter - Written to Mr. N. Snyder in regards to a scheduled baseball game, 1874.LetterA1301
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