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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

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
Letter - Community Chest War Relief Campaign (outreach letter) 1942.LetterJ2007
Records - Community Chest Campaign Chariman (1930-1942)RecordsJ2008
Records - Community Chest Operating Receipts 1939-1943.RecordsJ2009
Booklet - Community Chest Campaign to preserve safety BookletJ2010
Newsletter - Community; Vol. 17, No. 5 1942, Vol. 18, No. 5,6, 8 January, February, April 1943.NewsletterJ2101
Booklet - 25th Anniversary Chemung County Community Chest 1955.BookletJ2102
Booklet - Chemung County Community Chest Agencies (Directory and Information) 1957.BookletJ2103
Booklet - Chemung County Community Chest Agencies (Directory and Information) 1958.BookletJ2104
Letter - War Work Committee for The Salvation Army: from Evangeline Booth to George McCann 1918.LetterJ2507
Records - Chemung County Enviornmental Management Council: January, March, May 1984; September 1988.RecordsK0101
Records - Sayles, Evans, Brayton, Palmer & Tifft- Attorney's at Law: Copy of redrafted legislation 1988.RecordsK0102
Records - Dealing with sales in Big Flatts RecordsK0201
Booklet - Constitution of the Elmira Farmers' Club 1869.BookletK0202
Program - Elmira Farmers Club: 4th Anniversary 1873.ProgramK0203
Certificate - David Billings: Elmira Farmers Club of New York State 1875.CertificateK0204
Invitation - Seventh Anniversary of Elmira Farmers' Club 1876.Invitation K0205
Invitation - Eleventh Anniversary of Elmira Farmers Club 1881.Invitation K0206
Invitation - 6th Anniversary of Elmira Farmers' Club 1875.InvitationK0207
Records - Assessment No. 10 of the Farmers' Reliance Insurance Company 1892.RecordsK0208
Letter - The Elmira Farmers' Club LetterK0210
Records - Regarding meeting and times for the Elmira Farmers' ClubRecordsK0211
Booklet - By -Laws of the Pine Cliff Club with House Rules and Roster 1902.BookletK0301
Records - Pine Cliff Steward's ReportRecordsK0302
Records - Pine Cliff Annual Report 1922.RecordsK0303
Map - Chemung Valley Audubon Sociey (woods trails)MapK0401
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