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Collection TitleMC 87 Maps & GuidesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:December 2008
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals. 
Terms:Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Map collections
Scope:The Maps & Guides Collection contains street guides, pocket-sized maps, small hand-drawn maps, and photocopies of maps of the United States, New York State, Pennsylvania as well as the cities and towns of Chemung County. 
Extent.5 Linear Feet
Date Span1756-1999
AbstractThis collection contains smaller maps, atlases and street guides.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Map - Old Preemption Line Markers of Chemung County, hand-drawn by E.E. Buchanan Jr., 1957.MapA0501
Map - Town of Chemung, Montgomery County, New York, 1788. Hand-drawn, 1960. MapA0502
Map - Chemung County, ca. 1920s.MapA0503
Directory & Map - Rural Index Compass System Map and Localized Almanac for Chemung County, N.Y., 1938. BookletA0504
Map - Mark Twain County : Southern Tier New York & Northern Pennsylvania, compliments of the Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1976.MapA0505
Map - Your Home - Our Home: A Commemorative Road and Street Map Guide to the Twin Tiers compliments of Chemung Canal Trust Company, 1976. MapA0506
Map - New Road Map of Chemung County showing highways, villages, cities, railwats, canals, electric lines, elevations, school houses, lot lines and numbers, ca. 1910.MapA0507
Map - Elmira, Elmira Heights, Horseheads, Big Flats, Corning and Painted Post, 1976.MapA0508
Map - Chemung County, 1989. MapA0509
Map - Chemung County Transportation Guide, April 1992.MapA0510
Map - Corning/Elmira/Watkins Glen : The Southern Finger Lakes Triangle Region of New York State, 1998. MapA0511
Map - Take a Walk in Chemung County walking map, 1999.MapA0512
Map - Town of Horseheads Zoning, June 1964.MapA0513
Map - Chemung County Highway Map, 1939. MapA0514
Map - Village of Newtown, 1815. MapA0601
Map - DeWittsburgh lots, Elmira, 1864.MapA0602
Map - Wisnerburgh lots, Elmira, 1929.MapA0603
Map - Downtown Elmira, compliments of the Elmira Association of Commerce, 1938. MapA0604
Map - Extent of the flood water in downtown Elmira, June 23, 1972. MapA0605
Map - path of the Junction Canal between East Clinton and East Avenue, 1899. MapA0606
Map - Proposed automobile parking plan for Railroad Avenue, Elmira, 1946. MapA0607
Map - East Water Street lots between Baldwin and Exchange Place, no date.MapA0608
Map - Woodlawn Cemetery, compliments of J.L. Churchhill, Monument Dealer, ca. 1910s.MapA0609
Map - Elmira, High Street (west)- Second Street (north) - Newtown Creek (east) - Chemung River (south), ca. 1800. MapA0610
Map - Property Belonging to Chemung County in the City of Elmira at the corner of Church and William Streets, 1971. MapA0611
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