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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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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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Invoices and receipts from Harris & McHenry (1883-1895) and Harris, McHenry & Baker (1909), lumber dealer. InvoicesH0801
Notebook made with Sisalkraft building paper compliments of Harris, McHenry & Baker lumber, ca. 1930s. NotebookH0901
Booklet - Acorn Brand Oak Flooring available at Harris, McHenry & Baker Company, ca. 1930s. BookletH0902
Booklet - Summer Homes and Lodges: Harris, McHenry & Baker Co., ca. 1930s. BookletH0903
Booklet - Harris, McHendry & Baker Co. Building Information and Prices, 1936. BookletH0904
Booklet - Select Your Home and Pay Us by the Month: Harris, McHenry & Baker Co., ca. 1930s. BookletH0905
Handbill - "The Glorious Fourth and the Day After," poem compliments of Otis Dockstader, architect, ca. 1890s. HandbillI0101
Booklet - Modern Buildings Revised and Enlarged by Otis Dockstader, architect, 1890. BookletI0102
Building specifications for the Steele Memorial Library Building and the Elmira Y.M.C.A., corner of Lake & Market Streets, as created by Pierce & Bickford, architects, October 8, 1894. DocumentI0201
Booklet - Inklings of Church, School and House Architecture by Pierce & Bickford, architects, ca. 1891.BookletI0202
Architectural drawings by Pierce & Bickford including: Elmira City Hall (1895); Steele Memorial Library and Y.M.C.A. Building (1894).DrawingsI0203
Newsletter - DesignPost, Campbell Design Group architects, engineers & planners: Winter 1988; Winter 1989.NewsletterI0301
Newsletter - Great Foundations, Wellco Inc./ Welliver McGuier Inc., general contractors: Spring, Fall 1992; Spring, Summer 1994; Winter 1995; Fall 1996; April, June, December 1999; April, October, December 2000; December 2001. NewsletterI0302
Stationery envelope from DLK Architecture, Mark Twain Building, Elmira, 1989. EnvelopeI0303
Booklet - National Homes Corporation Annual Report, 1971. BookletI0401
Catalog - National Homes Collection of Distinguished Homes, 1972. CatalogI0402
Invoices and receipts from the following carpenters, contractors, decorators, masons & painters: Chas. A. Allen (1889); E.J. Allen (1909); J.L. Beach; Briggs and Jessen (1891-1894); Gordon R. Elford (1992); Glo-Deen Remodeling (1978); Henry O. Hayes (1887); J.Johnson (1889); George W. Neily (1889); Northrup & Staub (1883); A. Sauvey (1894); Frederick Scweppe (1887); Tilo Roofing Co. (1938); A. Walker (1883); W.A. Ward (1882); White & Gilbert (1918); D.T. Wintersteen (1884).InvoiceI0501
Robinson Building Co., Inc. envelope, ca. 1930s.EnvelopeI0502
Schiller & Thomas, painters, material, ca. 1920s - Envelope, blotter and (2) wet paint signs.DocumentsI0503
Invoices and reciepts from the following hardware stores: Jas. A. Campbell & Co. (1886-1896); Chapman Hardware Co. (1912); E.H. Cook (1868-1876); Cook & Covell (1865); Davis & M'Kindlew (1858); William Down (1894); Ferguson-Carr Hardware Co. (1909); D.L. Georgia & Sons (1917); G.A. Gridley & Son (1884-1894); Griswold, Maloney & Co. (1896); M.B. Heller & Co. (1894-1900); LeValley McLeod, Inc. (1983); Loomis & Gates (1890); W.C. Loomis Co. (1895-1896); Pratt & Co. (1886); Shaw & Lockwood (1889); F.A. & W.H. Stowell & Co. (1881-1882); Jas. & R.H. Walker; Charles W. Young (1883-1915); Young & Allen (1883). InvoiceI0601
F.J. Greek, stove dealer, stationery envelope, 1930. EnvelopeI0602
Grossman's Bargain Outlet complimentary folder with pencil, graph paper and how-to pamphlets on installing drop ceilings, doors, flooring, wallboard, insulation, cabinets, lighting, paneling, roofing and plumbing, ca. 1990s. DocumentsI0603
Booklet - LeValley McLeod, Inc: Industrial Waterworks and Electrical Product Guide and Manufacturers Listing, 1978. BookletI0604
Booklet - "Historic Locomotives: A Portfolio of Color Etch Prints" by Robert Kern, compliments of Tate Equipment Co., Horseheads, 1967.BookletI0605
Booklet - Want Book compliments of LeValley McLeod, Inc., ca. 1977. BookletI0606
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