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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. 

Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at

Collection TitleMC 59 Family GenealogiesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCarolyn Hayden
Date Completed:10/31/07
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractContains family genealogies. Including the Breese family and families connected to the Breese name. Contains letters, invitations, cards, reciepts, and family trees.  

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
4 report Cards for Lonny Swartswood from the Van Ettenville Public School.Report CardsA0612
reciept from Rawson the Florist. Wreath bought by the employees of Lehigh Valley Railroad. Elmira, nY, December 5th, 1898.Reciept A0613
Invitation to Mr and Mrs H. D. Banfield to the Wedding of Jessie Taylor to Hames O'Hare on June 17th, 1908, Elmira, NY. Envelope attached.InvitationA0614
States that Laura Banfield was married to F. Burlingame on December 20th, 1887, Hinsdale, NY.DocumentA0617
Invitation to a dinner given in honor of W.E. Tuttle Jr on April 22nd, 1897, Horseheads, NY.InvitationA0618
card with the name Bessie Banfield and the years 1887-1909, August 19th, Elmira, NY. DocumentA0619
Letter to Mr. S.B. Brees, dated November 8th, 1898, comes with a business card for Freer and Williams, law and collections. Envelope attached. LetterA0620
A patent for Ezra Brees for an improvement of grinding grain and other items. Dated February 24th, 1832. PatentA0621
Pages from the Bennett family bible with birth, deaths, and marriages, 1762-1978. DocumentsA0701
Four (4) weather record books, kept by Francis Marion Steen (January 1871 - March 1876).LedgerA09
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