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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 TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Program - New York State Councl of the Knights of Columbus 63rd Annual Meeting, Elmira, New York, May 23-24, 1958. ProgramG1003
Menu - New York State Council of the Knights of Columbus State Banquet at the Mark Twain Hotel, May 24, 1958. MenuG1004
Booklet - These Men They Call Knights, Horseheads Council No. 6158, Knights of Columbus, 1969.BookletG1005
Pamphlet - Columbiettes: Sponsored by Horseheads Council No. 6158, 1962. PamphletG1005
Handbill - Proud to Be A Knight of Columbus, 1979. HandbillG1007
Membership Card for Fred Dykins in the Knights of Columbus, ca. 1980s. Membership CardG1008
Lyrics for the opening and closing odes of the Knights of Columbus, ca. 1980s. CardG1009
Handbill - 100 Years of the Knights of Columbus, 1982. HandbillG1010
Membership application for the Knights of Columbus, 1983. Application G1011
Program - Elmira Council #229 Knights of Columbus Centennial Banquet, May 24, 1997. ProgramG1012
Booklet - Constitutions and General Laws of the Knights of Honor 1886.BookletG1101
Invitation - Maundy Thursday Service: Knights of Rose Croix 1921.InvitationG1102
Notice - Order of the Iron Hall- Official Assessment Notice to Members: Ellen C. Hildreth (accountant) 1888-1890.NoticeG1201
Booklet - Rhea in Nell Gwynne: Chemung Tribe No. 300 Lyceum Theatre- January 24, 1896.BookletG1301
Newspaper - The Weekly Long Talk Vol.1 No. 1-2 4-7NewspaperG1302
Booklet - First Annual Benefit of Wanneta Tribe No. 356 1897.BookletG1303
Booklet - Fifth Annual Masquerade of Mimosa Tribe No. 239 BookletG1304
Program - First Memorial: Massasoit Tribe No. 14, Wetamoe Tribe No. 47, Tomoka Tribe No. 128 1902.ProgramG1305
Booklet - Souvenir 35th Great Sun Session Improved Order of Red Men 1902.BookletG1306
Certificate - Resolutions of Respect (death certificate) 1920.Certificate G1307
Receipt - Improved Order of Red Men- Official Dues Receipt 1921.ReceiptG1308
Newsletter - Kiwanis Klarion: September 20, 1973-September 19, 1974.NewsletterH0101
Newsletter - Kiwanis Klarion: October 5, 1974-October 16, 1975.NewsletterH0201
Newsletter - Kiwanis Klarion: October 30, 1975-September 30, 1976.NewsletterH0301
Newsletter - Kiwanis Klarion: October 7, 1976-September 15, 1977.NewsletterH0401
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