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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. 

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Collection TitleMC 15 Billings Family PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards
Date Completed:Fall 2006
Provenance:This collection is a series of donations made by the Billings family and member of this community.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThe Billings Family Papers contains letters, legal documents, invitations and other documents relating to the family.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Power of Attorney contract between Myra J. Billings to Edward B. Billings, dated November 21, 1893.ContractA0315
A Bill of Sale from Chemung Oil Company to E. B. Billings, dated Dec. 30, 1886.RecieptsA0316
Envelope addressed to Edward Billings with the logo for Shawhan House.EnvelopeA0317
Letter to Edward Billings dated August 17, 1858.LetterA0318
Letter from Cousin Julia to Edward Billings dated Sept. 2, 1858.LetterA0319
Letter from Cousin Amelia to Edward Billings dated Sept. 2, 1858.LetterA0320
Letter from Hosmer H. Billings to his brother Edward dated Aug 7, 1859.LetterA0321
Letter to Edward Billings dated Aug 15, 1859.LetterA0322
Envelope addressed to Edward Billings.EnvelopeA0323
Letter from Hosmer to Edward dated July 26, 1860.LetterA0324
Letter to Edward from his mother dated Aug. 4, 1860.LetterA0325
Letter to Edward from his mother dated July 27.LetterA0326
Letter to Edward Billings from M. M. Munson dated Aug. 10, 1860.LetterA0327
A note written by L. H. B., no dateLetterA0328
Letter from Hosmer to Edward dated Aug. 10, 1860.LetterA0329
A note written by L. H. B. to Edward, no date.LetterA0330
Envelope addressed to Edward Billings.EnvelopeA0331
Envelope addressed to Edward Billings.EnvelopeA0332
Envelope addressed to Edward Billings.EnvelopeA0333
Letter from Amelia to Hosmer dated Aug. 1862LetterA0334
Letter from Hosmer to Edward dated Aug. 5, 1860LetterA0335
Letter to Edward from his mother dated Sept. 3, 1862.LetterA0336
Letter from Hosmer to Edward dated Sept. 7, 1862.LetterA0337
Letter from M. M. Munson to Edward, no date.LetterA0338
Letter to Edward from his cousin, no date.LetterA0339
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