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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 TitleCL 12 Margaret Howell CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:3/28/2008
Provenance:This collection was donated to the Booth Library by Margaret Howell in 1992. 
Terms:Choral music; Education, Elementary; Elmira (N.Y.); Floods-Elmira (N.Y.); High schools; Scrapbooks
Historical:Margaret Meyers Howell-Margaret Theresa Meyers, daughter of Albert and Julia Meyers, was born in Elmira Heights, New York.  In 1957, she married Horsehead's native Carl Edward Howell, son of Albert and Edna Howell.  In 1948, the couple moved to Elmira.   
Scope:The Margaret Howell collection contains three scrapbooks compiled by Carl Howell on a variety of topics, ranging in date from 1928 to 1945, and one scrapbook compiled by Margaret Meyers Howell while she was in high school in the mid-1940's.  It also contains a collection of sheet music in male choral arrangements dating from 1925 to 1962. 
Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1909-1962
AbstractThis collection contains sheet music and scrapbooks on various topics.

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Newspaper clipping: Ellen Mikkelson and Robert Ruggles elected King and Queen at Parley Coburn Junior High, May 6, 1945. Newspaper clipping10205
Program for Historical Sunday at Hedding Methodist Church, May 1, 1949. Program10206
Program to the memorial service for Ross Gilmore Marvin held at Cornell University, April 24, 1910. Program10207
Scrapbook relating to the 1936 Elmira Flood.Scrapbook201
Carl Howell's scrapbook relating to Horseheads High School, 1944-45.Scrapbook202
Margaret Howell's scrapbook relating to Thomas A. Edison High School and the Elmira Little Theater, circa 1940-1950. Scrapbook203
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