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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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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
Bill to John Arnot shipped in good order by G. S. Hazard in Buffalo, May 15, 1858 by Canal Boat E. H. Powell.DocumentsA0527
Letter from the United States Marine Corps, Recruiting Office in Buffalo, NY, April 26, 1918 to Ella Ruddick informing her that her son, Charles Ruddick has been accepted for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps.LetterA0601
Letter from Charles to his parents, June 26, 1918.LetterA0602
Letter from Charles to his parents, no date.LetterA0603
Despatch from the Navy Department, Marine Corps, Washington, dated October 14, 1918 notifying Mrs. Ella Ruddick that her son, Charles died of wounds he received in action and that his body will be interred abroad until after the war.LetterA0604
Letter to Mrs. J. H. Ruddick from C. A. Ketcham, Captain, Asst. Adjunct & Inspector from the Headquarters U. S. Marine Corps, dated May 17, 1919 regarding Charles service record.LetterA0605
Letter to Mr. J. H. Ruddick from F. A. Barker, Major, U.S.M.C, Asst. Adjunct & Inspector from the Headquarters U. S. Marine Corps, dated December 16, 1920 regarding Charles's final resting place.LetterA0606
Piece of paper listing the service record and medals received by Charles Ruddick, Private, U.S.M.C.DocumentsA0607
Letter dated October 21, 1918 to Ruddick family from Gertrude Mauren regarding the death of their son.LetterA0608
Letter dated October 21, 1918 to Ruddick family from P Sullivan regarding the death of their son.LetterA0609
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