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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 41 The Elmira FloodsCreatorBooth Library
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Provenance:The items in this collection were given to the Booth Library by various donors. 

There have been a number of floods in the history of the county.  The floods in this collection include the flood of June 1, 1889; July 3-4, 1902; July 7-8, 1935; May 28, 1946 and June 23, 1972. 

Extent1 linear foot
AbstractThis collection contains items related to the floods of 1889, 1902, 1935, 1935, 1946 and 1972. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
A book of images and descriptions from the flood of 1972. Titled: Flood Book 1972, Lower Tioga Valley. Dated: October, 1972.BookB0303
A pictorial review of the Southern Tier's June 1972 flood. Dated: 1972.BookB0304
Flood. Tioga County, Pa. A Pictorial review of the 1972 flood. Dated: September 1st, 1972.MagazineB0308
Floods of the Chemung Watershed, 1794-1972. A Day To Remember, June 23rd, 1972. Dated: 1975.BookB0309
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