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Manuscript Library

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. 

Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at

Collection TitleOSMC Oversized Manuscript CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:August 21, 2007
Extent6 linear feet
AbstractThe OSMC Collection is oversized documents, scrapbooks and other archival materials that are too large to be stored in the MC Collection.

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Clara Peckham Collection - Handmade poster with crayon drawings with congratulations and signatures that hung in the 361st Pilots Room.Poster1403
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of The Stars & Stripes (Pacific Edition): May 21, 1945, June 21, 1945 and November 5, 1945.Newspaper1404
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of "YANK" Pacific Edition: November 26, 1943, December 3, 1943, March 31, 1944, May 5, 1944, May 19, 1944, April 13, 1945, August 24, 1945, March 2, 1945 and November 16, 1945.Newspaper1405
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of the Midpacifican (The Army Newspaper in Hawaii): December 1, 1943, April 1, 1944, June 17, 1944, August 12, 1944, November 4, 1944, November 11, 1944, December 16, 1944 and April 7, 1945.Newspaper1406
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of The Mitchel Beacon: November 27, 1943, December 4, 1943, March 18, 1944, April 1, 1944 and April 8, 1944.Newspaper1407
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the July 29, 1945 edition of the New York Herald Tribune.Newspaper1408
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the June 19, 1943 edition of The Beacon.Newspaper1409
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of The Sentinel Weekly: March 2, 1945, April 10, 1945, April 27, 1945, May 4, 1945 and May 11, 1945.Newspaper1410
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin: December 7, 1941, August 14, 1945 and November 13, 1945.Newspaper1411
Clara Peckham Collection - Folder contains the following editions of the Honolulu Advertiser: June 6, 1944, February 25, 1945, April 13, 1945, May 8, 1945, August 15, 1945 and November 13, 1945.Newspaper1412
Certificate issued to Walter K. Whirley for Long and Faithful service in the National Guard dated December 23, 1914.Certificate1501
Certificate issued to Walter Kendrick Whitley, promoting him to 1st Lieutenant of the 3rd Infantry of the New York National Guard dated November 24, 1916.Certificate1502
Certificate issued to John A. Skellie appointing him Lieutenant of a Company in the 114th Regiment of the New York State Infantry dated June 22, 1842 signed by DeWitt Clinton.Certificate1503
Living History Weekend, October 22 & 23 in Honor of the 125th Anniversary of the Gettysbug Address at Woodlawn National Cemetery.Poster1504
Searchlight, Issued Weekley for the Benefit of Union Labor, Saturday May 17, 1919. Headline article is about the Willys-Morrow plant. Encapsulated with newspaper are 2 booklets for the Annual Ball for the Morrow Manufacturing Company.Newspaper1505
American Skirt Album published by the American Fashion Co., Inc., no dateMagazine1506
Photograph of an old-time football team.Photograph1507
Three photograph series, mounted on cardboard of Elmira Reformatory, with a full shot of the Warden's House.Photograph1508
Group of Men and Women in front of a building. All the men are wearing pins and the women are all in white.Photograph1509
Group of men on horses in front of what could be City Hall.Photograph1510
Unknown group of children, probably a class photograph with the teacher in the back center, no date.Photograph1511
Elmira Aerie No. 941, August 24, 1910 "Happy Thought Cottage".Photograph1512
Glass Plate Negative of the sketch of the Gymnasium at Genesee Wesleyan Seminary in Lima, N.Y. by Pierce and Bickford.Glass Plate Negative1513
Glass Plate Negative of the Perspective View of Proposed School in Roselle Park, N.J. by Pierce and Bickford.Glass Plate Negative1514
Glass Plate Negative of the Prospective sketch, High School in Cuba, N.Y. by Pierce and Bickford.Glass Plate Negative1515
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