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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
Newsletter - Chemung Valley Audubon Society Bulletin 1950.NewsletterK0402
Booklet - Chemung Valley Audubon Society 1991-1992.BookletK0403
Promotional Calendar - Chemung County Achievement Club 4-H, 1925. CalendarK0501
Program - Chemung County Volunteers 75th Birthday, 1986.ProgramK0502
Booklet - By-Laws of Chemung Valley Grange No. 57 1885.BookletK0601
Program - Third Annual Booster Day 1924.ProgramK0602
Newsletter - The Grande Gleaner: The New York State Grange 1950.NewsletterK0603
Booklet - Reception of Dancing School of Ashland Grange No. 210 1895.BookletK0604
Booklet - Reception of Dancing School of Ashland Grange No. 210 1895.BookletK0605
Invitation - Grange Reception for the Chemung Valley Grange; 1886.InvitationK0607
Receipt - Chemung Grange 1893.ReceiptK0608
Receipt - Chemung Valley Grange 1893.ReceiptK0609
Receipt - Chemung Valley Grange 1888.ReceiptK0610
Receipts and notices from the Patrons' Benevolent Aid Society of Wisconsin to Charles W. Sleeper, 1876-1908. RecordsK0701
Booklet - Elmira Garden Club Annual Program & Membership Roster: 1985-1997.BookletK0801
Program - 70th Anniversary Banquet of Elmira Garden Club, Inc. at the Elmira College Dining Hall, April 2, 1998.ProgramK0802
Booklet - June Flower Show of Elmira Garden Club a the Mark Twain Hotel, June 27, 1949.BookletK0802
Booklet - Elmira Garden Club Summertime, Summertime, Summertime flower show at the Marine Midland Bank, July 14-15, 1994.BookletK0803
Booklet - Chemung County Rod and Gun Club; Elmira, NY. Booklet K0901
Records - Certificate into the Chemung County Rod and Gun Club 1935.RecordsK0902
Booklet - Syllabus of the Laws relating to Fish and Game 1935.BookletK0903
Booklet - Foster's Pocket Guide 1895.BookletK0903
Newspaper - Chemung County Rod and Gun Club Annual Report 1924.NewspaperK0904
Booklet - Ninth Registered Club Shoot of Finger Lake (Rod and Gun Club) 1921.BookletK0905
Booklet - Patrons of Husbandry: Confidential Circular of theExecutive Committee of the Chemung County Council, 1874. BookletK1001
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