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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 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Records - United Way/ Red Cross Campaign Advanced Gifts 1978.RecordsJ1702
Letter - United Way of Chemung County invites everyone 1986.LetterJ1703
Handbill - Hands & Hearts United: "A Celebration of Community" 1986.HandbillJ1704
Records - United Way Board of Directors 1987.RecordsJ1705
Records - United Way of Chemung and Steuben Counties Pledge Information 1993.Records J1706
Newsletter - USO in New York City 1942.NewsletterJ1801
Newsletter - The USO Regional Vol, No.1 1945.NewsletterJ1802
Letter - Chemung County USO Commitee 1945.LetterJ1803
Newsletter - USO: A Message to the American People 1949.NewsletterJ1804
Booklet - Broken Threads (Community Chest) 1929.BookletJ1901
Booklet - GIVE (Community Chest Campaign) October 8- 25 1954.BookletJ1902
Booklet - Rebuild 6th Annual Campaign of Community Chest 1935. BookletJ1903
Booklet - Office of the Bishop (Catholic Charities and Defenses) 1942.BookletJ1904
Booklet - Good Neighbor Sunday at the Presbytarian Church 1942.BookletJ1905
Booklet - "Daddy's Gone to War" Supported by the Elmira Community ChestBookletJ1906
Booklet - The National War Fund 1944.BookletJ1906
Booklet - Community Chest War Relief Campaign 1943.BookletJ1907
Booklet - Chemung County Community Chest News: May, July- September, December 1952; January, March, May-June, August 1953.BookletJ1908
Booklet - 18th Annual Report of the Chemung County Appeal Review Board, Community Chest, January 1964. BookletJ1909
Handbill - "Your Nurse in Wartime" HandbillJ2001
Letter - Community Chest of Elmira and Chemung County Campaign 1929.LetterJ2002
Records - Different groups and their numbersRecordsJ2003
Records - Community Chest and Council; March 1942.RecordsJ2004
Letter - Community Chest War Relief Campaign 1942.LetterJ2005
Letter - Elmira Community Chest Campaign 1942- 1943LetterJ2006
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