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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

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Collection TitleMC 23 TransportationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:August 2007
Extent2.5 Linear Feet

The Transportation Collection contains information on the Chemung Canal, Feeder Canal, Railroads, Trolleys, Steamboats and Automobiles.

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Program - National Soaring Contest, Elmira, New York, June 30-July 11, 1948.ProgramA0609
Program - 22th Annual National Soaring Contest, Elmira, New York, July 2-14, 1955.ProgramA0610
Program - 24th National Soaring Contest at Harris Hill, July 2-11, 1957.ProgramA0611
(3) Commemorative cover envelopes celebrating 50 years of National Soaring Meets at Harris Hill, July 1-10, 1980. EnvelopeA0612
Program - 7th Annual 15-Meter National Soaring Championship at Harris Hill, 1982.ProgramA0613
Magazine - Erie Railroad Magazine: April 1937; September 1941; Centennial issue May 1951; September 1955; December 1957.MagazineB0101
Magazine - Erie Railroad Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 7, Spetember 1941.MagazineB0102
Magazine - Erie Railroad Magazine, Centennial Issue, Vol. 47, No. 3, May, 1951.MagazineB0103
Magazine - Erie Railroad Magazine, Vol. 51, No. 7, September 1955, Cleveland, OH.MagazineB0104
Magazine - Erie Railroad Magazine, Susquehanna Division, December 1957, Cleveland OH.MagazineB0105
Booklet - Bloss Coal North By Rail: A concise History of the Tioga Division of the Erie Railroad and the Corning and Blossburg Railroad, 1988.BookletB0201
Booklet - Suggestions to Teachers Grades 4 Through 12 for Teaching about Freedom and the New York State Freedom Train, 1949.BookletB0202
Booklet - New York State's Freedom Train by Charles Francis Gosnell, 1948.BookletB0203
Ledger - Express Freight on the Erie Railroad kept by F. Hall, August-November 1846. LedgerB0204
Booklet - Erie Railroad Company, Eastern District, Susquehanna & Delaware Divisions & Tioga Branch Operational Timetable, April 24, 1960. BookletB0205
Map - Route of the Erie Railroad in New York, ca. 1910s (in French)MapB 0206
Ticket - Special excursion Elmira to Shohola and back, Erie Railroad, August 12, 1906. TicketB0207
Erie Railroad ticket envelope containing 2 ticket stubs, August 1925.EnvelopeB0208
Erie Railroad ticket envleope, 1960. EnvelopeB0209
Menu - Erie Railroad System Dining Car Services, ca. 1928. (3 Copies)MenuB0210
Booklet - Report on Railroad Grade Crossing Elimination at Elmira, NY, 1927.BookletB0211
(10) Erie Railroad Telegrams regarding shipments, April 13-May 3, 1903. TeleramsB0212
Erie Railroad Company stationery envelopes, ca. 1950s. EnvelopesB0213
Handbill - Save the Old Erie Railroad Station Fair, September 13-14, 1980. HandbillB0214
Orders - Register of Special Orders, Erie Railroad Co., Susquehanna Division, 1897-1898.OrdersB0301
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