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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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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Folder contains 101 postcards addressed to Wilfred I. Booth, 1898.PostcardsK13
Folder contains 165 postcards addressed to Johnson & Booth.PostcardsK14
Folder contains 287 postcards addressed to Johnson & Booth.PostcardsK15
Business cards for the following artists, musicians and photographers: Kathleen Huddle (artist); Billie Kent (black face comedian); Rich LaVere Media & Photography; Ralph R. Tekulve (commercial artist); Woody Woodhull & Sam Rossi (square dance callers); Donal O'Shaughnessy (musician). Business CardsMArts
Business cards from the following car dealers and automotive parts and repair shops: American Lifetime Muffler; Auto Electric Shop; Deam-Mack Sales & Service Inc.; Betzer Tire and Sound Equipment; Bill Bump Radiator & Air Conditioning; Christiansen Tire Center; Cole Muffler, Break & Tire; Elm Chevrolet; Elmira Chrysler Plymouth; Horseheads Truck & Auto Exchange; Huntington Motors; Hydor Tires; Jack's Auto Parts Inc.; John M. Forester Co.; JW's Road Service; Kapral's Automotive; Leavenworth Motor Truck Service; Paul's Antique Autos; Quality Engine; Rubin Auto Parts; SEPAC Electrical Clutch & Brake Co.; Southern Tire Motor Co. Westover Hills Mobile Homes.Business CardsMAutomotive
Business Cards from the following banks, investors and insurance companies: Allstate; EF Hutton; First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Rochester; First Investors Corporation; First National Bank of Rochester; Horseheads Savings and Loan Association; HWD Funding Corp.; Metropolitan Insurance Co.; Prudential Insurance Company; Shearson Lehman Brothers; Travelers Insurance; Vanderbilt Capital.Business CardsMBanks
Business cards from the following clubs and organizations: Boy Scouts of America; Dauntless 81; Finger Lakes Mountain Bike Club; Girl Scouts; Pioneer Hose No. 1; Southside Community Center; YWCA of Elmira & the Twin Tiers.Business CardsMClubs
Business cards from the following schools, colleges, and educational institutions: Elmira City School District; Elmira College; SCT BOCES; Elmira Business Institute; Corning Community College; Cornell Cooperative Extension. Business CardsMEducation
Business cards from the following hotels, bars and restaurants: Barb's Soup's On Café, 2012; The Easter (T.H. Paxton), 1906; Fountain Motel, ca. 1960s; Mustico's Restaurant, ca. 1960s; P.D.R.' Lunch & Catering, ca. 1990s; Soup's On Café, 2015; Tanino's, 2012.Business CardsMEntertainment
Business cards from the following florists and garden supply & equipment stores: Chemung Lawn & Garden; Gross Supply; Horseheads Equipment Repair; Orgill's Plant Center; Weyerhaeuser Sales Co.Business CardsMFlorists
Business cards from the following manunfacturers: American LaFrance; Courser Incorporated; Emhart-Powers; Facet-Purolator Motor Components; Hardinge Brothers, Inc.; Hilliard Corp.; Hudson Shoe Co.; Kennedy Valve; Mega Tool & Manufacturing Corp.; National Manufacturing Co.; Schweizer Aircraft Corp.; Sumirail Inc.Business CardMManufacturing
Business cards from the following newspapers, and radio & TV stations: Finger Lakes Chronicle - Susan Dana; Gannett/Elmira Star-Gazette - Eric Banks, Dave Bohrer & Rger Neumann; WENY-TV - Traci Buch, Naveen Dhaliwal, Jane Park; WETM-TV - Sean Bailey; WQIX radio - David Rockwell; YNN - Bill Mich.Business CardsMMedia
Business cards from the following doctos, dentists, opticians, veterinarians & medical groups: James Adams; Beltone Hearing Aid Center; Dr. Carl L. Bliss; Elcore; Elmira Surgical Associates; Home Veterinary Care (Dr. John Varga); Horseheads Family Dental Assoc.; Dr. Kelley's Professional Pet Complex (Dr. Patrick Kelley); JK Liberatore Optical; Southern Tier Audiology Associates; Sullivan Trail Medical Group; Twin Tiers Eye Care Associates; Dr. Charles Voorhees; West Elmira OpticalBusiness CardsMMedical
Business cards from the following miscellaneous businesses and organizations: Associated Linen Services, Inc.; B & J Pool Services; Career Development Council; Chemung County Chamber of Commerce; Community Dispute Resolution Center; CyberDark Computing; Doug's Barber Shop; Economic Opportunity Program (EOP); Elmira Advertising, Inc.; Elmira Aeronautical Corp; Elmira Air Sports; Elmira Downtown Development; Family Services of Chemung County; Hillside Sound; Joseph's Hair & Make-Up Studio; Queen City Historic Preservation Advisors; Rainbow Disposal Service; Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP); Sayles & Evans Attorneys; Servomation Corporation; Stoneyridge Orchard & Winery; Terp's Enterprise; Waight Paper & Packaging. Business CardsMMisc
Business cards from the following museums and cultural institutions: Arnot Art Museum; ARTS of the Southern Finger Lakes; Chemung County Historical Society; Chemung Valley Railway Historical Society; National Soaring Museum; Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum; Wings of Eagles Discovery Center. Business CardsMMuseums
Business cards from the following individuals: Clint Fudge; Douglas Gross; Susan Howell Hamlin; Timothy Lungstrom; Joan R. Neece; Arthur L. Ostrander; W.S. Sawyer Sr.; Smoking Joe; Vicie Rolling.Business CardsMPersonal
Business cards from the following printers, copiers, sign-makers, and graphic designers: A-1 Printing; Budget Printing Center; Copy Express; Golos Printing, Inc.; JH Design; Screen Works; Sunset Printers; Xerox.Business CardsMPrinters
Business cards from the following retail shops: Barnes & Noble; Bonjulie's Main Street Bride, Prom & Tuxedo Bar; Chickering Pianos; Clark's Pantry Shelf; Crafts Plus; David's Bridal; The Grain Bin; Hess's; McMasters & Son Computer Video Game Outlet; Men's Wearhouse; Mosteller's Wedding Shoppe; Ray Jewelers; Sentimental Journey Antiques & Collectibles; Treu Office Supply; Wine Country Gourmet.Business CardsMRetail
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