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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. 

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Collection TitleMC 15 Billings Family PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:Fall 2006
Provenance:This collection is a series of donations made by the Billings family and member of this community.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThe Billings Family Papers contains letters, legal documents, invitations and other documents relating to the family.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter dated May 29, 1970 from John Nowland to Edward Billings.LetterA0210
Letter dated January 8, 1971 from John to Edward.LetterA0211
Letter dated January 7, 1872 from John to Edward - letter is VERY faded and difficult to read.LetterA0212
Letter dated April 5, 1871 from John Nowland to Edward.LetterA0213
Letter dated April 20, 1971 from John to Edward.LetterA0214
Letter dated December 3, 1971 from D. H. Comstock (?) to Edward.LetterA0215
Letter dated August 1, 1872 from E. Goddard to Edward BillingsLetterA0216
Part of a letter, no date and it is not addressed.LetterA0217
Article of Agreement between David Billings and Josiah Botsford, March 17, 1884.DeedA0218
Certificate indicating proof and acknowledgement of deed.CertificateA0219
A Quit-Claim Deed dated November 8, 1858.DeedA0220
Letter dated December 15, 1865 to Edward Billings.LetterA0301
Letter dated April 20, 1886(?) from Mollie M. Lym to Edward Billings.LetterA0302
Letter to Edward Billings, No Date.LetterA0303
Letter to Edward Billings from George, no date.LetterA0304
Document turning over the firms business "Billings and Elmendorf" to Edward Billings, dated Jan. 17, 1889.DocumentsA0305
Letter from the Elmira City's Engineer A. P. Bovier listing the measurements of Billings and Elmendorf Cool, Jan 19, 1889.DocumentsA0306
Letter from D. S. S. Sammis to E. B. Billings dated June 17, 1872.DocumentsA0307
A letter from Robert Gair to E. B. Billings dated Dec. 30, 1884.LetterA0308
Letter from A. D. Flandrau to E. B. Billings dated May 30, 1870.LetterA0309
Letter from M. W. Robinson to E. B. Billings dated Sept 22, 1870.LetterA0310
Letter from Caswell Hazard & Co to E. B. Billings dated January 31, 1871.LetterA0311
Letter from A. G. Munson to Edward Billings dated Dec. 22, 1871.LetterA0312
Letter from N. M. Munson to Edward Billings, no date.LetterA0313
Letter from Mary L. Ball to Edward Billings, no date.LetterA0314
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