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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 78 William Cooper CollectionCreator
Processed ByMing Zhang
Date Completed:October 18, 2007
Extent.5 linear feet


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From Charles S. Little to Tredwell O. Scudder, dated June 22, 1844.Letter013501
From Samuel Partridge to Asa Bliver citing a letter to Mr Bliver from Silas Billings, dated Auust 26, 1948.Letter013601
Two: Harry D. Rice to W.G.Fargo & W.G.Fargo to J. Livingston, c. 1851Letters013701
From Joe Davis to S.S.Taylor.Esq. regarding the Lincoln Assassination, dated April 23, 1865.Letter013801
From A.W.Swift to William L. Gibson,Elmira, dated March 3, 1869.Letter013901
From William J. Dounce & Company to client re the coak & iron market,dated Sept 24,1879.Letter014001
Covers:assorted Elmira Institutions,c. 1890 to 1903.Documents014101
Various letters to Herman Klugo from family and friends, c. 1901 to 1905.Letters014201
Report:ms. history of the Harwood-Badger Family from 1835 to the late 19th century.Document014301
From Louise Welles Murray to Dr. Booth dated September 6, 1929, rwith notes re the military.Letter014401
National Guard appointment of E.M. VanAiken as Bugler, c. 1863.Document014501
Report MSS re Southern Tier Lecture Association, c. 1864-1870.Document014501
A miniature from Colgate & Co. for their 100th Aniversary,1806 to 1906 with scenes from the year 1806.Calendar014601
Two: both from Van Aken, one addressed and (and stamped) to Dr. Booth in Elmira.Envelopes014602
Financial records of Charles Van Aken,Chemung Valley Savings,etc. dates 1920's and 30's.Booklet014603
Two "receipts" from the Library of Congress,dated July & August 1905,registering 2 photograph titles. "Rorick's Glen,Elmira,N.Y." and "Roricks Glen Theater,Elmira,N.Y.Documents014604
Contains "penny found by Mother in our wedding cake".(Van Aken).Small Envelope014605
Business and C.C.H.S. Membership,1950-51Cards014606
From Schulte Cigar Stores,a "one" and a "three'.Coupons014607
Five from "The Prudence Company" that each accompanied a dividend check to Mr Van Aken, dates 1934 and 1935.Notices014608
Three dividend notices to Mr Van Aken from North Carolina Mortgage Corporation,1933,1935 & 1936.Documents014609
Three from First National Bank & Trust Company of Elmira:receipt(1931) for Home Mortgage Co. Shares,an Original Sale order,1931 and a "sell" order dated 1937. A prescription written by Chauncy S. Carey,M.D.Documents014610
Annual report of the North Carolina Mortage Corporation dated June 30, 1937.Document014611
Five "description of Securities and Instructions to Brokers",dated 1931,1937 & 1940.Documents014611
An enclosure with a dividend check from The Prudence Company,Inc., dated August 6, 1934.Document014612
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