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Collection TitleMC 36 BrochuresCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki, Rachel Dworkin & Owen Dean
Date Completed:November 2007
Date Updated:February 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by multiple donors. 
Terms:Advertising - Tourist trade; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Tourist trade
Extent1 Linear Foot
Date Span1890-2010

This collection contains promotional brochures relating to tourism and business in Elmira and Chemung County.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet Facts About Elmira and Chemung County, 1941: A Reprsentative Directory of Elmira Business and Professional Men, 1941. BookletA0501
Booklet - Welcome to Southport: Business and Shopping Guide, 1987.BookletA0602
Booklet - Welcome to Southport: Business and Shopping Guide, 1988.BookletA0603
Booklet - Welcome to Southport: Business and Shopping Guide, 1989-1990.BookletA0604
Pamphlet - Town of Southport, history and business guide, 1980s. (2 versions)PamphletA0605
Pamphlet - I Love New York Chemung County Visitors Guide: Accomidations, Attactions, Shopping & Services in Mark Twain Country and the Finger Lakes, 1990.PamphletA0905
Booklet - Views of Elmira, 1890-1910. (4 copies)BookletB0101
Booklet - Illustrated & Descriptive Elmira, New York, 1911. (3 copies)BrochureB0102
Booklet - Elmira, N.Y. Illustrated, 1891.BrochureB0103
Booklet - Souvenir Views of Elmira, N.Y., contains miniature paintings of the city.BookletB0201
Greeting card with miniature pictures of Elmira attached.Greeting CardB0202
Booklet - ...Souvenir of... Elmira, N.Y., ca. 1900. Contains pictures of the city. (2 copies)BookletB0203
Booklet - Souvenir of Elmira, N.Y., ca. 1908. Contains pictures of the city. (2 copies)BookletB0204
Booklet - Souvenir of Elmira, 1900. Contains pictures of the city.BookletB0205
Booklet - Some Glimpses of Elmira, ca. 1900. Describes the city. (3 copies)BookletB0206
Brochure - A Friendly Welcome to Elmira and Chemung County New York, circa 1950.BrochureB0207
Brochure - The Where & Who for Newcomers in the City of Elmira, with the Best Wishes of the Merchants on Lake Street, circa 1920. (2 copies)BrochureB0303
Brochure - Elmira, New York, The Ideal City in Which to Live and Labor, by the Elmira Association of Commerce, 1927. (3 copies.)BrochureB0304
Booklet - Look at Life in Elmira, by the Elmira Star-Gazette & Advertiser and the Elmira Sunday Telegram, 1937.BookletB0305
Booklet - Elmira, New York: A Grand Place to Live and Work, Home of 42 Major Industries by the Elmira Association of Commerce, circa 1940.BookletB0306
Booklet - Elmira, New York A Grand Place to Live and Work, Home of 42 Major Industries by the Elmira Association of Commerce, circa 1942. (2 copies.)BookletB0307
Brochure - You Will Like Elmira, by the Elmira Association of Commerce, circa 1940.BrochureB0308
Brochure - A Friendly Welcome to Elmira, by the Elmira Association of Commerce, circa 1950.BrochureB0310
Booklet - Elmira, New York, Your City, published by the Elmira League of Women Voters, 1951.BookletB0311
Booklet - Elmira, New York, Manufacturing, Railroad and Educational Center, circa 1930.BookletB0401
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