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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.

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Pamphlet - Elmira Heights Public Schools. The school situation in Elmira Heights, New York, 1927.PamphletH1002
Newsletter - Orange and Blue, Elmira Heights High School: June 1929.NewsletterH1003
Program - Dedication of Thomas A. Edison High School, Elmira Heights, May 10, 1930.ProgramH1004
Program - Senior Class of Thomas A. Edison High School presents "Green Stockings," December 11, 1931.ProgramH1005
Membership Card - (2) Edison High School Athletic Association, Elmira Heights, 1931-32 season.Membership CardH1006
Program - Thomas A. Edison Junior-Senior High School Dedication, October 15, 1956.ProgramH1007
Letter to parents from the Elmira Heights Central School District, regarding the New York State Physical Fitness Test, ca. 1960s.LetterH1008
Letter to the parents from Thomas A. Edison High School, Elmira Heights, regarding the upcoming musical "Annie Get Your Gun," June 22, 1961. LetterH1009
Program - Thomas A. Edison High School presents "Annie Get Your Gun", March 11 - 14, 1964.ProgramH1010
Program - Thomas A. Edison High School presents "The Music Man" directed by Mrs. Edna Klungle and Mr. Arthur Rae, 1965.ProgramH1011
Program - Commencement of Thomas A. Edison High School Class of 1973, Elmira Heights, June 25, 1973.ProgramH1012
ID Pass - Cohen Elementary School, visitor pass issued to Kerry Lippincott on 4/13/2011.ID PassH1013
Visitor's Pass issued to Kerry Lippincott, Thomas A. Edison High, Elmira Heights, December 2, 2011.PassH1014
Handbill - Thomas A. Edison High School Spring College Fair, May 23, 2012. HandbillH1015
Program - Van Etten High School Sixth Annual Commencement of the Class of 1902, to be held Wednesday, June 25, 1902, at the First M. E. Church at 8 O'Clock. ProgramH1101
Booklet - Van Etten High School, Van Etten New York, 1907 includes school calendar for 1907 - 1908, general information about the school, school regulations, courses of study, and School Alumni.BookletH1102
Certificates - Van Etten Union School, issued to Floy Thornton for passing in a satisfactory manner the examinations of the Second Grade and is promoted to Fourth Grade, June 10, 1911. A second certificate issued June 16, 1911 issued for examinations of the Third Grade and promoted to Fourth Grade by teacher Inez M. Baker.CertificatesH1103
Programs - Van Etten High School Commencement Exercises. 1} Tuesday Evening, June 26, 1928 at 8 o'clock. 2) Monday Evening, June 26, 1944 at 8 o'clock.ProgramsH1104
Booklets - 1) Minutes of meetings for Veteran School District No. 11 from October 1829 through 1858. 2) Minutes of meetings for Veteran School District No. 15 from 1845 through 1939.BookletsH1201
Documents - Paystub for Emma Briggs for $52.82 as the wages earned by her in School District No. 10 in the Town of Veteran for May 14, 1881 through September, 1881. Also paystub for John Turner for $48.00 as the wages earned by him in School District No. 10 in Town of Veteran for October 10, 1881 through March 1882.DocumentsH1301
Document - Minutes of Annual school meeting for Town of Veteran District No. 9 for 1941.DocumentH1302
Notebook - Florence Manchester's History Class notes for 1933 - 1937 at Southside High School.NotebookI0101
Booklet - Records of School District No. 5 in the Town of Elmira from 1870 - 1949.BookletI0201
Newsletter - Pine City School Community Newsletters; February, 1991, Issue Number 118; April, 1991, Issue Number 120; November, 1993, Issue Number 141.NewsletterI0301
Document - The location of specific private schools in the County of Chemung, in the year 1848.DocumentI0401
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