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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 37 Arts/ Music/ HumanitiesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards, Lee Kiesling
Date Completed:May 17, 2007
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1865-present

The Arts/ Music/ Humanities collection contains a wide range of material, such as documents, booklets and sheet music (which can be found in boxes D through F).  Institutions of mention in this collection are: Arnot Art Museum, Strathmont Museum, Steele Memorial Library, Tanglewood, the Browning Club, the Elmira Community Concert Association and the Thursday Morning Musicales.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Invitation to Gallery Gala at the Arnot Art Museum, June 15, 1990. (return envelope included) InvitationA0215
Brochure - 58th Annual Regional Art Exhibition opening & award presentation, Arnot Art Museum, April 12, 1991.BrochureA0216
Invitation to the "Josh Simpson: Glass Work" exhibit opening, Arnot Art Museum, May 10, 1991. InvitationA0217
Invitation to - "Kingdom of the Sea" exhibit opening, Arnot Art Museum, June 21, 1991. InvitationA0218
Booklet - Arnot Art Museum and Education Center Handbook, 1991.BookletA0219
Brochure - The Cardinal's Menu of Special Events for 1992/1993 in honor of the special exhibition "Cavaliers and Cardinals: 19th Century French Anecdotal Paintings," Arnot Art Museum, 1992. BrochureA0220
Brochure - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. Provides information about the history, the Permanent Collection, Museum shop, Museum studios, and other attractions.BrochureA0221
Booklet - "Representing Representation, VII" exhibit catalog, Arnot Art Museum, ca. 2005. BookletA0221
Brochure - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. Shows pictures: 1) Diana and Actaeon, by Jan Brueghel and Johann Rottenhammer 2)Ariadne and Bacchus on Naxos, by Claude Lorrain 3) Winter: Man with a Burning Branch, by Odd Nerdrum 4) L'art et la litterature, by William Adolphe Bouguereau 5) Samuel Langhorn Clemens, by Ernfred Anderson 6)Cyclamen and Fruit, by Stanton McDonald Wright 7) Autumn in the Catskills, by Thomas Cole.BrochureA0222
Invitation to the 15th Gallery Gala at the Arnot Art Musem, June 4 July 9, 2010.InvitationA0222
Brochure - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. First Annual Grand Tour and Luncheon to be held Saturday, October 24, 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. The Grand Tour includes the Curtis home at 323 West Washington Avenue, the Welliver home at 700 Hoffman Street, the Wurtele home at 728 West Clinton Street, and the Raphael home at 808 Euclid Avenue. Tickets are $9.00 for members of the Arnot art Museum and $12.00 for non-members.BrochureA0223
Invitation - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. The Board of Trustees invites you to become a Member of the Arnot Art Museum. Gives the Benefits of Membership and the Membership Categories.InvitationA0224
Invitation - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. An invitation with a man and a bird on the front cover, to join the Arnot Art Museum. Also a self-addressed envelope from the Museum for membership fees.InvitationA0225
Note - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. From JoAnn Nickerson to Chick, thanking him for doing the lecture. (Year Unknown)NoteA0226
Program - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. "The Past is Present", dedicated to Miss Ida M. Hickman, for making it "Come Alive", 1985. Gives a timeline for 1607 - 1884, if you lived in the 17th Century compared to life in the 19th Century and pictures depicting - Interior of a Cathedral, Evening, Betrothal, and Winter.ProgramA0227
Document - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. "Reading Pictures", The Book Art of Tedd Arnold, February 26 - May 22, 2010. Also, You are invited to an Open House celebration, Saturday, March 13th, 1:00 - 5:00PM.DocumentA 0228
Program - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. "Fairy Tale Art", Illustrated from Children's Books, Curated by Sylvia Nissley, March, 2010. ProgramA0229
Booklet - "Crossing Lines: Art of Michael Bergt" exhibit catalog, Arnot Art Museum, 2005.BookletA0232
Booklet - Arnot Art Museum's 73rd Regional Exhibition, October 2011-February 2012. BookletA0233
Handbill - Facing History: Portraits from the Collections, Arnot Art Museum, February-May, 2012. HandbillA0234
Booklet - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. A booklet that gives the history of the museum, their Alarm system, their 1973 Treasurer's Report, Operating Statement for May 1, 1972 - April 30, 1973, their Balance Sheet for April 30, 1973, Grants, and Fact Sheet for May 1, 1972 - April 30, 1973.BookletA0301
Annual Reports - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. 1) Annual Report of the Director, May 1, 1971 - April 30, 1972 2) Annual Report of the Director, 1975 - 1976. Annual ReportsA0302
Report - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. The Treasurer's Report for year ending April 30, 1976. ReportA0303
Document - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. Minutes of the meeting on April 24, 1985 regarding Arnot Art Museum, Project No. 8205. DocumentA0304
Document - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York. Letter from Kenneth H. Lindquist to the House & Grounds and Finance Committee, August 1, 1986. Also attached is a Proposal of costs from the Horseheads Nursery, Inc., Landscape Contracting and Maintenance.DocumentA0305
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