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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. 

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

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Booklet - Want Book compliments of LeValley McLeod, Inc., ca. 1977. BookletI0606
Pocket diary compliments of George W. Peck Co., hardware dealer, 1931. DiaryI0607
Invoices and receipts from the following hardware dealers: Barker, Dounces, Rose & Co. (1883-1885); Barker, Rose & Gray (1889); Barker, Rose & Clinton Co. (1905). InvoicesI0701
Hanbill - The Holmes Carpet Whip available at Barker, Dounce, Rose & Co. Hardware, ca. 1880s. HandbillI0702
Tire warranty tag from Barker, Rose & Clinton Co., hardware, 1900.TagI0703
Barker, Rose & Clinton Co., hardware, stationery envelope, ca. 1920s. EnvelopeI0704
Book - Barker, Rose & Clinton Motor Supplies Catalog, 1924. BookI0705
Booklet - No-nik Safedge Glassware Chip-Resisting Water Tumblers featured by Barker, Rose & Clinton Co. Housewares Dept., 1926.BookletI0706
Notebook compliments of Barker, Rose & Clinton Co., ca. 1920s. NotebookI0707
Booklet - Rose, Kimball & Baxter, Inc.: Third Generation Ownership, A Century of Service, 1964. BookletI0708
Booklet - RKB Enterprises Inc.: 125 Years on the Leading Edge of the Hardware Industry, 1989. BookletI0709
Initial Book, Assortment of 390 Embroidery Letters To Be Transferred With A Hot Iron for Marking Lingerie, Handkerchiefs Table and House Linens, no date.BookletJ03
Folder contains 5 postcards addressed to Harry Yontz.PostcardsK01
Folder contains 7 postcards from Forest Gas Company and 1 from the Miami Gas Company.PostcardsK02
Folder contains 11 miscellaneous postcards.PostcardsK03
Folder contains 48 postcards from A. J. Daniels, the Cigar Store.PostcardsK04
Folder contains 18 postcards from C.H. Bush regarding shipment of coal (1896-1897).PostcardsK05
Folder contains 14 postcards addressed to A. E. Stacey.PostcardsK06
Folder contains 55 postcards to the Elbridge Chair Company.PostcardsK07
Folder contains 38 postcards addressed to Johnson & Booth, Manufacturing Confectioners (1900-1901).PostcardsK08
Folder contains 106 postcards addressed to Wilfred I. Booth, 1905.PostcardsK09
Folder contains 174 postcards addressed to Wilfred I. Booth, 1899-1901.PostcardsK10
Folder contains 117 postcards addressed to Wilfred I. Booth, 1902.PostcardsK11
Folder contains 150 postcards addressed to Wilfred I. Booth, 1903.PostcardsK12
Folder contains 101 postcards addressed to Wilfred I. Booth, 1898.PostcardsK13
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