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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

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American LaFrance, Hard Suction and Soft Suction Hose Couplings, Roller Type, August 2, 1923.BlueprintA1013
American LaFrance, Champion Babcock Tanks, dated December 6, 1925.BlueprintA1014
American LaFrance, Catalog numbers of various parts for each model of vehicle manufactured, September 15, 1922.BlueprintA1015
Engineering Department and Shop Standards, American LaFrance.BookletA1101
American LaFrance Operators Manual, 1921, Third Edition.BookB0101
American LaFrance Operators Manual, 1924, Fourth Edition.BookB0201
Binder contains 26 individual pictures of American LaFrance fire engines, hook and ladder trucks, aerial ladder trucks, & combination use fire trucks.BinderB0301
Folder contains the following Fellows Gear Shaper Company of Springfield, Vermont booklets published 1918 & 1919: The Internal Gear; The Involute Gear; The Stub-Tooth Gear; The Helical Gear.BookletsB0401
Machinery's Handboob for Machine Shop & Drafting Room, 1917.BookB0501
Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc Handbook, Standards and Recommended Practices, revised June 1923.NotebookB0601
Lukens Iron & Steel Co.: The First to Make Boiler Plates in America, 1905.BookB0701
Liberty Twelve Aircraft Engine: Instructions for Installation, Inspection and Maintenance.BookletB0801
Kent's Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Tenth Edition, 1923.BookB0901
A receipt for goods received by A.S. Kendall via N.Y.Lake Erie & Western R.R. Co., dated April 28, 1891 at Corning, N.Y.charge:twenty-five cents.DocumentC0512
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