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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 05 Business and IndustryCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCalvin Brewer
Date Completed:February 2007
Date Updated:December 2007
Extent3 linear feet

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Letterhead - The Automobile Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut, 1930.LetterheadG2712
Advertising Blotters for the following insurance companies: Hays & Bradley representing the American Lumbermans Mutual Casualty Co. (1952); Providential Life & Trust Co. of Philadelphia (ca. 1900); Tomlinson Travelers Agency (1934); Sindlinger & Burt (ca. 1955); Swan & Son-Morss Co. (ca. 1920s).BlotterG2713
Letter from Brand Insurance to Asaph Hall about the Park Church, March 10, 1972. LetterG2714
Handbill - Brand Insurance at Your Service, ca. 1980s. HandbillG2715
Envelope - Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Company, 1890. EnvelopeG2716
Stationery envelope from the Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association, ca. 1900. EnvelopeG2717
Handbill - Notice that local Allstate Agent Cal Brewer was moving his office effective March 15, 1995. HandbillG2717
Insurance policy issued to Mary J. Rhodes of Big Flats, N.Y., by the Lycoming Fire Insurance Company, May 28, 1873.DocumentG2718
Invoices from the following draymen and movers: G.H. Cotton, Jr., & Brother (1880s); C.G. Rhoades (1880-1892). InvoicesG2801
Invoices and bills of lading from the following shipping and express companies: Adams Express Company (1893-1908); American Express Company (1880); Railway Express Agency (1930); Wells Fargo & Co.'s Express (1899). InvoicesG2901
Ledgers - Record of coal sales by W. Russell Jacklin in Chemung, Ashland, Southport & Wilawana: September 1925-February 1927; March 1928-September 1930; February 1935-November 1939; November 1941-September 1942.LedgersH0101
Towanda Coal Company papers: business correspondence, 1864-1867; telegraphs, 1866; invoices, 1866; and misc. documents, 1866. DocumentsH0201
Invoices and receipts from the following coal dealers: J.D. Baldwin & Son (1887); E.B. Billings (1890); Linn S. Chapel Co. (1947); Chemung Coal Company (1902); S. Cross (1883); F.N. Dounce (1900); W.S. Dyer (1878); H.E. Frisbie (1889-1893); W. Eaton Frisbie (1890); Loomis & Chubbuck (1887); Issac Loughry (1885-1899); Philip Miller (1885-1886); Park Coal Yard (1894-1895); W.H. Peters & Co. (1892); M.E. Serat (1884); D.B. Stevens (1890); G.B. Wixson & Co. (1897). InvoiceH0301
Bill of lading for a shipment of coal from the Barclay Coal Company on the canal boat A.M. Crandall to Syracuse, November 9, 1865. Bill of LadingH0302
Business correspondence between the Westmoreland Coal Company and Matthias H. Arnot regarding coal shipments, June 1883.CorrespondenceH0303
Label from a bag of Petrie Coal Company coal, ca. 1920s. LabelH0304
Handbill - Follow These Instructions for the Best Results for Amricoal sold by Morley Coal Co., ca. 1930s. HandbillH0305
Invoices from the following oil dealers: Chemung Oil Company (1890); Elmira Oil Company (1881-1889); Standard Oil Co. of New York (1908-1920).InvoicesH0401
Booklet - Let's Get Friendly: Everybody Sing Together, compliments of AMOCO Gas X-Cel Oil Corporation, ca. 1910s. BookletH0402
Wyoming Oil & Drilling Co. stationery envelope, a. 1900. EnvelopeH0403
Letter from M.H. & G.H. Welles Lumber Co. of Wyalusing, PA, regarding Elmira-area businesses including Overland cars, August 9, 1915.LetterH0501
Program - Northeastern Logger Congress held at the Mark Twain Hotel, May 1958. ProgramH0502
Stock dividend check from Insular Lumber Company, 1960. CheckH0503
Booklet - New York State's Allegheny Highland: Forest Industry Profile Prospectus published by the Sullivan Trail Resource Conservation & Development Council, 1995.BookletH0504
(20) Lumberman's Bridge Company of Big Flats stock certificates, 1851. CertificatesH0601
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