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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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Genevieve Cesare was the owner of Jeannie's Main Street Lounge, located at 418 North Main Street, Elmira, and from 1971 to 1985.


L.J. Houck & Sons, Inc. was a family-owned Elmira dairy from 1926 to 1965.


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Note dated March 20, 1858 from Mr. S T Arnot to Mrs. C A Hoyt regarding work at 4 shillings per day for a total of $3.50.DocumentsA0502
Note dated July 13, 1858 from S. T. Arnot regardin Capt. Sterling at the Millport Mills.DocumentsA0503
Bill of Sales for Arnot Mill Dam, no date.DocumentsA0504
Note from Arthur Bunchill (sp?) dated January 15, 1858 regarding the Dam at Millport.DocumentsA0505
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 25, 1868.RecieptsA0506
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 31, 1868.RecieptsA0507
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 31, 1868.RecieptsA0508
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 31, 1868.RecieptsA0509
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 31, 1868.RecieptsA0510
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 31, 1868.RecieptsA0511
Reciept for work performed on the Steamer Langdon, Jan. 31, 1868.RecieptsA0512
Reciept for work performed on the from S. T. Arnot to Miss Rachel Williams for $2.00, dated March 20, 1858.RecieptsA0513
Reciept listing balance owed to S. T. Arnot, dated Feb. 9.RecieptsA0514
Bill for $2.40, March 5, 1859 at Millport.RecieptsA0515
Reciept of payment on February 25, 1858 of $1.20 at Millport Mills.RecieptsA0516
Reciept of payment on April 1, 1859 of $10.31 at the Millport Mills.RecieptsA0517
Reciept of payment on Octobber 1, 1858 of $4.90 at the Millport Mills.RecieptsA0518
Bill to S. T. Arnot dated September 24, 1859 for $7.50 from O. H. Wheeler, Manufacturer and Dealer in Grain Bags and Flour Sacks, of Every Kind and Quality, Corner Church and Rail Road Streets, Elmira, NY.RecieptsA0519
Letter to S. T Arnot dated Jan 14, 1861, signature illegible.LetterA0520
Bill of Sale from Mr. Arnot to Mr. Hoyt for wok on the mills dated April 6, 1858.RecieptsA0521
Note paper with names and numbers.DocumentsA0522
Bill of sale from Mr. Arnot to Mr Hoyt, payment received, 1858.RecieptsA0523
Notes of dam measurements, with sketches.DocumentsA0524
Bill of Sales from Mr. Arnot to Mr. Hoyt for work on the Mills, dated April 1, 1858.RecieptsA0525
List of contents and prices for items on the Steamer Langdon, dated May 1, 1868.DocumentsA0526
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