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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 78 William Cooper CollectionCreator
Processed ByMing Zhang
Date Completed:October 18, 2007
Extent.5 linear feet


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Dated July 31, 1850, William B. Clark to John W. Wisner,property in Elmira.Mortgage011001
Typed document: Elias Lowe.Stephen Vorhis,Uriah Lowe & wives to Caroline F.Lowe, dated 11/1/1855.Deed011101
From Caroline F. Lowe to William Blight & Lewis Parkhurst, dated August 6, 1888.Deed011201
Dated August 11, 1888, William Blight to Hattie Blight.Deed011301
Louis Parkhurst to W.H. Blight, dated January 21,1895.Warranty Deed011401
Dated July 10, 1902, Hattie Blight to Abram McFarlin.Deed011501
Small printed map of the lands of George S. McCann, bought of the Wisner Estate,March 1871.Map011601
Dated July 15, 1848: list of men conscripted(?) for military duty in Chemung & Southport. Signed by Simeon R. Jones,Second Commander of Company,District No 5. Document011701
Twenty hand written medical exemptions,signed by physicians, dated late 1840's to 1850.Documents011801
Military Discharge of Ebenezer Mather, dated May 2, 1836. Document011901
Four hand written pages dated 1855-1864, purported to be members of thr Fire Department.Document012001
List of members of the Industrial School, no date.Document012101
Orders to Corporal Andrew C. Culver, dated June 24, 1850.Document012201
For the purchase of a burial plot by Henry Roberts in Elmira, March 15, 1847.Receipt012301
For the purchase of a burial plot in Elmira by Julius Day, October 7, 1848.Receipt012401
Pension application past 1824 with MS revisions.Document012501
Military discharge of Orris W. Barser,217th Regiment of Infantry, dated August 28, 1840.Document012601
Receipt for $101.14 in payment for commutation of military service,Elmira, September 17, 1850, name torn off.Document012701
Dated December 1, 1852 from L. Ward Smith,Adj.General, to Charles Smith,Esq. regarding bond(?) for Captain Hoffman's Company.Letter012801
Records of births,deaths & marriages of the Webb family; also a page of the Mapes family connected to the Webbs.Documents012901
From Guy Maxwell to Mr Hollenbeck, August 1800.Letter013001
Dated August 18,1818, from G.H.Sloan of Mt Holly,N.J. to Miss Rachel Sloan,near Newtown.Letter013101
Sleeper family correspondence, 1830 to 1876.Letters013201
From Richard & Martha Cherry in Ohio to Mrs. Alcinor Cherry of Elmira, dated March 7, 1835.Letter013301
From Jeheil W. Goltry to George Humphrey, dated June 22, 1843.Letter013401
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