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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.

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Collection TitleMC 23 TransportationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:August 2007
Extent2.5 Linear Feet

The Transportation Collection contains information on the Chemung Canal, Feeder Canal, Railroads, Trolleys, Steamboats and Automobiles.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Pamphlet - Mowhawk Airlines Quick reference Flight Schedule effective March 1, 1966PamphletA0308
Pamphlet - Mowhawk Airlines Information Folder and Complete System Map 1960's - 1980'sPamphletA0309
Pamphlet - Soaring Holiday 1978 Schweizer Aircraft Corp. PamphletA0310
Booklet - Soaring in America, Soaring Society of America Inc., 1934.BookletA0401
Booklet - Soaring at Elmira, N.Y.: The Story of Gliding and Soaring Held At Elmira 1930-1939.BookletA0402
Booklet - They Sail Through the Air: A History of Gliding, ca. 1940. BookletA0403
Comemorative Stamps for Fifty Years of the National Soaring Contest, prepared by the Elmira Stamp Club, 1980. StampA0404
Elmira Area Soaring Corporation membership card issued to Catherine Jones, March 31, 1952. Membership CardA0404
Booklet - Sailplane Rides at Harris Hill by the Harris Hill Soaring Corporation, Elmira, 1988.BookletA0405
Booklet - A Reader's Digest Reprint : Come Sail in the Sky! by Robert N. Buck, 1959.BookletA0405
Program - Elmira Rotary Club Dedication of Sailplane Sculpture in Mark Twain Riverfront Park, July 1, 1980. ProgramA0405
Pamphlet - Schweizer Aircraft Corp: Soaring Holiday 1978PamphletA0405
Envelope - International Vintage Sailplane Meet, Harris Hill, Elmira, July 16-25 1995. EnvelopeA0406
Booklet - Pilots' Yearbook for the International Vintage Sailplane Meet at the National Soaring Museum, June 30-July 7, 2012.BookletA0407
Documents related to the Community Soaring Committee's commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Soaring in America, 1982. DocumentsA0408
Map - Hand drawn map showing the location of a party being help by Col. Floyd Sweet, National Soaring Museum, McLean, VA, 1975.MapA0424
Magazine - Soaring: The Journal of the Nations Soaring Society of America: July-August 1953; February 1970; January 1974; Spring & Fall 1978; December 1980; May 1982; Spring 1998.MagazineA0501
Booklet - Elmira, New York Invites You to the 10th Annual National Soaring Contest, June 24-July 9, 1939. BookletA0601
Sign - 10th Annual National Soaring Contest, June 24-July 9, 1939. SignA0602
Program - Official 11th Annual Gliding and Soaring Contest, 1940. ProgramA0603
Contestants, winners and prizes at the Eleventh Annual Natioanl Soaring Contest Elmira, New York, June 29-July 14, 1940.DocumentA0604
Program - Official Program of the 12th Annual National Gliding and Soaring Contest, 1941.ProgramA0605
Program - 13th National Soaring Contest: Soaring Society of America, August 3-18, 1946. (2 copies)ProgramA0606
Handbill - Glider Photo Contest sponsored by the Elmira Camera Club at the 13th Annual National Soaring contest, Elmira, NY, August 15, 1946.HandbillA0607
Handbill - Program of events at the 13th Annual National Soaring Contest for August 15, 1946. HandbillA0608
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