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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.

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Booklet - Town of Southport, District 10, minutes of school meetings from 1941 - 1957.BookletG1001
Booklet - Souvenir of Southport School, District #4, Chemung County, New York, 1896 - 1897. Principal was W. S. Brewster. Shows a listing of members of the Primary Department, Intermediate Department, and Department A.BookletG1101
Booklet - Souvenir of Seely Creek School, Southport, Chemung County New York for the year 1897 - 1898. Teacher was Elliott Baker. Shows a list of the pupils.BookletG1102
Certificate for six years of perfect and punctual attendance issued to Milton Eddy by Town of Southport School District No. 4, June 21, 1935.CertificateG1103
Pupil's Perfect Attendance Certificate issued by Town of Southport School District No. 4: Milton Eddy (1930); Viola Satterlee (1936-7).CertificateG1104
Pupil's Reading Circle Certificates issued by the Town of Southport School District No. 4: Milton Eddy (1935); Viola Satterlee (1933-1938).CertificateG1105
Booklet - Quiz on our Town of Southport School District No. 4 Schools, ca. 1930s. (with answer key)BookletG1106
Certificate of Promotion from the Primary Department to the Junior Department issued to Viola Satterlee by the Pennsylvania Avenue School, Town of Southport School District No. 4, October 7, 1934. CertficateG1107
Certificate of Promotion from the Junior Department of the Pennsylvania Avenue School, Town of Southport School District No. 4, for Viola Saterlee, June 22, 1939.CertficateG1108
Testimonial of Reading at least 50 approved books issued to Viola Satterlee by the New York State Department of Education, June 15, 1939.CertificateG1109
Program - Annual Commencement of Wellsburg High School: 1938, 1941.ProgramG1201
Directory - Public School Directory of First Supervisory District of Chemung County dated 1942 - 1943. Includes Towns of Catlin, Erin, Horseheads, Van Etten, and Veteran.DirectoryH0101
Document - A page stating the record of proceedings of School District of Chemung, Number 3, kept by Moses Vanderlip, Desk Clerk, January 1, 1837.DocumentH0201
Report Card - From Chemung County Schools, First Supervisory District, for Alice Buckbee, Grade 8, for the school year 1932 - 1933, by Teacher Marie Sutton.Report CardH0202
Ledger - Made by Doty Hill, 1914; Independent School Duplicate. A list of names of taxables, valuation, occupation, and school tax.LedgerH0203
Directories - Horseheads Central School for the following years: 1956 - 1957, 1962 - 1963, 1974 - 1975, 1975 - 1976, 1976 - 1977.DirectoriesH0301
Booklet - Then and Now Education in Horseheads: The Horseheads Central School District 1989-1990 Educational Plan. BookletH0401
Calendars - Horseheads Central School District for the following years: 2008-9, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13.CalendarsH0402
Booklet - Pupil Capacity Analysis of Each School Building of the Horseheads Central School District: Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 12, April 2013. BookletH0403
Booklet - Horseheads Central School District Facility Utilization and Grade Configuration Study, July 11, 2013. BookletH0404
Booklet - Horseheads Central School District Facility Utilization and Grade Configuration Study Supplement with Added Options, October 26, 2013. BookletH0406
Booklet - Horseheads Central School Districts Proposed Options for Consolidation presented to the community focus group, October 26, 2013. (includes cover letter)BookletH0407
Newsletters - News of the Horseheads Central School District: May 1989; July/August, September/October & December 2008; January/February, March/April, May, July/August, October/November, December 2009; January/February, March/April, May, July/August 2010; January/February, April & December 2011; January/February, March/April, May, August, October/November 2012; May 2013.NewslettersH0501
Program - Horseheads Union School Commemcement Excercises, held at Pritchard Hall on Friday, June 24, 1892.ProgramH0602
Report Cards - Horseheads Union School for Emma Rockwell in the following areas and years: June, 1888 for Spelling; November, 1888 for Geography; March, 1889 for Grammar; Advanced English in 1891; Reading and Algebra in 1892; US History in 1892; Drawing in 1893; English Comp. and Rhetoric in 1893; Botany and Caesar Com. in 1894; and Arithmetic in 1896. Also a Regents' Certificate from the University of the State of New York, Examinations Department.Report CardsH0603
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