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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 TitleCL 03 Georgianna Palmer Estate PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki
Date Completed:September 2007
Terms:Include but not limited to: Palmer, Georgianna; Palmer, Anna Campbell; Palmer, Mrs. George Archibald; Force, Albert; Palmer, Sally; Langdon, Ida; Langdon, Jervis; Stuart, Anna M.
Scope:Boxes 1 and 4 contain writings, correspondence relating to Georgianna Palmer and her mother Anna Campbell Palmer (Mrs. George Archibald Palmer), Boxes 2 and 3 are photographs.
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1863-1966
AbstractThe Georgianna Palmer collection contains letters of members of the Palmer Family, Published material, and family photographs.

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Christmas Card sent from England to Georgianna from Katharine. No date, but card was printed in England. letter0112
Envelope addressed to Miss G. Palmer, sent with return address to Noble Jones, Burlington Arcade, London, W.1. envelope0112
Envelope from Camp Alger, VA, addressed to Elmira Evening Star and postmarked Washington, D.C., July 8, 1898. envelope0112
Envelope of a letter to Evening Star, with 2 cent stamp and printed with picture of building. envelope0112
envelope addressed to Mrs. George Palmer at 310 W. Church St, no contents or postmark. envelope0112
School programme from School Number Two for the Class of 1895, with Georgianna Palmer as Usher. booklet0114
Programme for School No. 2 Graduation, class of 1896, graduating class of Georgianna Palmer. booklet0114
Musicale program given Friday, 9/9/1887 at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Palmer. booklet0115
Program of the Testimonial dinner honoring Emory Strachen at the Mark Twain Hotel on 1/19/1956. booklet0116
Program commemorating the dedication of a marker placed to commemorate the Treaty of Painted Post. 7/4/1927 on the grounds of the Chemung Co. Court House. booklet0117
Ticket to "The Yakunin", a new Japanese Musical Comedy at the Lyceum Theater. Ticket0118
Program from "The Yakunin". program0118
Copy of "Rotary Roar", weekly publication of the Rotary Club of Elmira. Vol. 5 dated January 6, 1922. booklet0119
calendar on a card advertising F.M. Howell & Co. of Elmira, NY. advertisement0120
calendar for 1956 on a card advertising Tomlinson Travelers Agency, Inc. advertisement0120
calendar card for 1956 advertising Swan & Songs-Morss Co., Inc. advertisement0120
Booklet called "Elmira, Friendly City", prepared by Frances Bennett Myers. booklet0120
Small plastic card with another 1956 calendar, designed for wallet from Swan & Sons- Morss Co., Inc. Advertising0120
card advertising Marine Midland Trust Co. vacation club rates. advertisement0120
notecard with Breesport Methodist Church on the front. notecard0121
Notecard with Trinity Church on the front. notecard0121
Invoice from Sheehan, Dean & Co. Invoice0122
Obituary for Georgianna in the Star Gazette. newspaper0123
copy of Elmira Telegram dated June 21, 1964. Article about the Breese Family Reunion. newspaper0123
copy of Sunday Telegram relating high school news. newspaper0123
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