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Manuscript Library

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 archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleVF Subject FilesCreatorBooth Library
Processed By
Date Updated:May 2007
Extent4 linear feet (4 file cabinets)
AbstractSubject files contain newspaper clippings and other documents regarding historic events, buildings, wars, public locations and other miscellaneous information on Chemung County.


Filter by:
TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Indians/Native Americans - Archaelogy205-280
Insurance - Miscellaneous 210-010
Insurance - Aetna Life & Casualty 210-020
Labor & Unions - Chemung County Central Trade Union 215-015
Labor & Unions - Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA)215-025
Labor & Unions - Retail Clerks International Association215-040
Labor & Unions - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers215-045
Labor & Unions - Employment, Labor, Manpower215-050
Labor & Unions - Brief Histories215-060
Lakes - Finger Lakes220-010
Lakes - Lamoka Lake220-015
Lakes - Steamboats on the Finger Lakes220-025
Lakes - Area lakes and ponds220-030
Land Grants - Jersey Claim Line in Sullivan County, New York225-050
Land Grants - Early land grants in Chemung County225-075
Land Grants - Phelps & Gorham Land Compnay225-085
Land Grants - Watkins-Flint Purchase225-100
Law & Order - Crimes - Miscellaneous 230-005
Law & Order - Crimes - Drugs and Gambling230-010
Law & Order - Crimes - Robberies & Theft230-015
Law & Order - Crimes - Property Code Violations 230-020
Law & Order - Crimes - Murder230-030
Law & Order - Crimes - Finnell/ Gradwell murders, 1915230-031
Law & Order - Crimes - Murder of John Hawley - Jones Court Shoot Out, 1984230-032
Law & Order - Elmira Police Department, 1864-1930230-050
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