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Collection TitleCL 33 Norman J. Thompson CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button
Date Completed:May 2009
Scope:The Norman J. Thompson Collections contains diaries and notebooks from 1873 to 1917; correspondence from 1888 to 1940; assorted legal documents from the 1880s through the 1920s; Thompson family photographs, 1880s through the 1920s; as well as miscellaneous booklets, programs and pamphlets.
Extent1 linear foot

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Letter to Jerome T. Thompson from Arthur W. Booth concerning farming techniques, July 4, 1911.Letter010128
Letter to J.T. Thompson from Fred Gridley concerning daily life, July 6, 1911. Letter010129
Letter to Jerome T. Thompson from Fred Gridley concerning daily life, July 24, 1911. Letter010130
Bill for Jerome Thompson from American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. for a car part, June 4, 1912.Letter010131
Letter to Jerome T. Thompson from Henri and Pearl DuMars concerning daily life, March 17, 1913.Letter010132
Letter to Jerome T. Thompson from Henri and Pearl DuMars concerning a fire at N.J. Thompson & Co. and the DuMars' travels, March 19, 1913.Letter010133
Letter to N.J. Thompson from Bentley Brothers Insurance regarding details of the insurance policy, May 5, 1916.Letter010134
Letter to M.D. Thompson from Corbett & Stuart regarding the purchase of the Tyler lot, April 27, 1917. Letter010135
Letter to N.J. Thompson from Alonzo T. Searle concerning a deed search, May 3, 1917. Letter010136
Letter to Mrs Charles S. Schlumbohm from N.J.Thompson concerning the sale of a house, May 4, 1920.Letter010137
Correspondence between the Thompson family and L.C. Mitchell, C.H. Valentine, and F.O. Jackson concerning the funeral of Mrs. Imelda Tyler, March 20 to June 14, 1920. (5 letters)Correspondence010138
Correspondence between N.J. Thompson and the Chest County Trust Co., Wayne County Savings Bank and Victoria Mapes concerning the estate of Mrs. Imelda Tyler, May 20 to September 8, 1920. (9 letters)Correspondence010139
Correspondence between N.J. Thompson and Bentley Brothers Insurance concerning the Tyler-Thompson home, May 21, 1920 to November 18, 1920. (6 letters)Correspondence010140
Letter to Jerome Thompson from Silah Olver concerning the purchase and shipping of goods, December 2, 1920. Letter010141
Correspondence between Jerome T. Thompson and Ernest P. Olver concerning the transfer of Milvanville Bridge Company stock, February 18 to March 19, 1921. (Seven letters)Correspondence010142
Correspondence between Jerome T. Thompson, Wayne County Savings Bank and Bentley Brothers Insurance concerning insurance on the Tyler property, March 8 to 23, 1921. Correspondence010143
Letter to Mr. Jerome T. Thompson from Channing Pollock in response to Thompson's letter, December 18, 1922.Letter010144
Letter to Jerome Thompson from Jay Fassett concerning daily life, February 4, 1940. Three postcards of the Fassett Estate in West Falmouth, Mass. and envelope attached.Letter010145
Letter to Jerome T. Thompson from Henri DuMars concerning family news and daily life, no date.Letter010146
Flyer for Henri DuMars' vaudeville act, circa 1910s.Flyer010147
Receipt forms from Thompson & Parkhurst; W.W. Fish; and Clara Belle's. Receipts010148
Evelope - Charles Van Aken stationery.Envelope010149
Postcard Album of Elmira and Rorick's Glen.Album010201
Booklet - Public Art Elmira in New York: Queen City of the Southern Tier.Booklet010202
Newsletter - Elmira College Bulletin: Alumnae News Number, Summer 1957.Newsletter010203
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