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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.

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Collection TitleMC 36 BrochuresCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki, Rachel Dworkin & Owen Dean
Date Completed:November 2007
Date Updated:February 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by multiple donors. 
Terms:Advertising - Tourist trade; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Tourist trade
Extent1 Linear Foot
Date Span1890-2010

This collection contains promotional brochures relating to tourism and business in Elmira and Chemung County.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - New York State Teachers's Association Welcome to Elmira: Queen City of the Southern Tier, circa 1920.BookletB0403
Booklet - Elmira, New York: Manufacturing and Distribution Hub of Southern New York and Northern Pennsylvania, 1931.BookletB0405
Booklet - Elmira, New York, Manufacturing and Railroad Center: The Logical Distibution Center, 1927.BookletB0406
Booklet - The Brownies Tour to Elmira, N.Y., 1895. Business directory and advertising guide.BookletB0501
Booklet - Handbook of Elmira, by Southern Tier Association For the Blind, circa 1930.BookletB0502
Booklet - Welcome to Elmira...Key to Service, 1936. Business directory & advertising. BookletB0503
Brochure - Elmira Shopper's Guide, 1948. With map of the city.BrochureB0504
Booklet - Elmira is a Wholesale Center: Wholesale Buyers Directory, 1960-61.BookletB0505
Booklet - Elmira Area Industries, 1964.Booklet B0506
Booklet - After Dark: Guide to Elmira and the Surrounding Area, December 1977.BookletB0507
Booklet - A Free Guide to About Town: Fall 1989; November 1991. Advertising guide.BookletB0509
Booklet - Business Fact Book, Elmira Area, by the New York State Department of Commerce, 1957.BookletB0601
Booklet - Business Fact Book, 1962, Elmira Area, Part 1 Business and Manufacturing, by the New York State Department of Commerce, 1962.BookletB0602
Booklet - Business Fact Book, 1963, Elmira Area, Part 2 Population and Housing, by the New York State Department of Commerce, 1963.BookletB0603
Magazine - Elmira Spotlite: June, July, September 1954.MagazineB0701
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