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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 TitlePTC Postcard CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards; Rachel Dworkin
Date Completed:July 2007
Date Updated:November 2008
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1902-2008


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Transportation, Trolleys - Elmira Water Light & Railroad (E.W.L. & R.R.) car No. 55 - Water Street line, in front of The Grand (307 E. Water St), 1907Postcard0310
Transportation, Trolleys - Elmira Water Light & Railroad (E.W.L. & R.R.) Main Street car No. 2031Postcard0310
Transportation, Trolleys - Elmira Water Light & Railroad (E.W.L. & R.R.) - Car No. 4034 Niagara FallsPostcard0310
Transportation, Aviation - Elmira-Corning Municipal AirportPostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Capt. Frisbie's biplane at the Chemung Count Fair, 1911Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Chemung County AirportPostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Evolution of Gliders and Sailplanes, National Soaring MuseumPostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Rene Simon's monoplane at the Chemung County Fair, 1911Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Blimp California Arrow, 1906Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - American Airlines 707 JetplanePostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Glenn Curtiss, Lt. Porte & Lt. Tower with transatlantic flyer "America"Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Airplane constructionPostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - unidentified early airplanePostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Glenn Curtiss Transatlantic flyer "America"Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Curtiss seaplane at Keuka LakePostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Prof. Langley's airplanePostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Lt. Porte and George E. Hallett on transatlantic flyer "America"Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Lincoln Beachy's biplane at the Chemung County Fair, 1911Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - National Soaring Contest, view from abovePostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Glenn Curtiss with award-winning airplane, Rheims, France, 1909Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Curtiss Flying Boat, 1915Postcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Sailplanes ready for launchPostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Ruth Blackman and Leon "Windy" SmithPostcard0311
Transportation, Aviation - Glenn Curtiss "USA Scout"Postcard0311
Tansportation, Aviation - Glenn Curtiss with Henry FordPostcard0311
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