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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 TitleCL 38 Smith Irwin & Co. CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:February 2009
Terms:Grocers; Grocery trade; Horseheads (N.Y.); Small business
Historical:Smith Irwin & Co. - Smith Irwin & Co. was a grocery, meat and dry goods store located at 5 Turner St. in Horseheads from 1907 to 1908. 
Scope:The Smith Irwin & Co. Collection contains receipts and invoices from local and national businesses for goods and services purchased by Smith Irwin & Co. from 1907 to 1908.
Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1907-1908
AbstractThis collection contains invoices, receipts and bills for goods and services purchased by Smith Irwin & Co. 

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Thirty-nine receipts from various merchants: Gardner Brooms, Amsterdam; Reid & Co Tobacco, Buffalo; J.B. Mallby Grocer,Corning; Birkett Mills flour, Penn Yan; Russell & Dexter,paper, Penn Yan; C.Klinck, meat packers, East Buffalo; Brewster & Krittenden, Grocer, Rochester; W.A.Davis, tobacco, Syracuse; G. Thalheimer, Grocer, Syracuse; Jacob Locks, clothier, Watkins. Dated December 1907 to April 1908.Receipts022201
A receipt dated Toledo,Ohio,January 20, 1908 from The J.M.Bour Company,Coffee Merchant.Receipt022301
Five receipts: three from the Lowry Coffee Company,Philadelphia,successors to Clement M. Divine Co.;Lutz & Schramm Co. Allegheny,Preserves,P. Duff & Sons,Pittsburgh, dated January to February 1908.Receipts022401
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