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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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Collection TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Records - The Trades and Labor Assembly of Elmira, N.Y. Charges and resolutions acted upon, February 5, 1919.RecordsM1001
Records - Elmira Central Trades and Labor Assembly, November, 1919. Pertaining to Musicians Local No. 314.RecordsM1002
Records - Central Trades And Labor Assembly, Elmira, New York, March, 1920. Regarding a general defense fund.RecordsM1004
Records - Trades and Labor Assembly, Elmira, New York, April 6, 1920. Regarding defense fund.RecordsM1005
Records - Central Trades and Labor Assembly; Proposed Revision of Constitution, December,1920. Voting Ballot.RecordsM1006
Records - American Federation of Labor; PASS-WORD, EXPLANATION, January 1, 1918.RecordsM1101
Records - Voting results, Stereotypers' Local No. 69, Elmira, New York, 19 teens to 1920's.Records M1102
Letter - From the Elmira Herald to John Murphy, regarding American Federation of Labor Convention, June, 1919.LetterM1103
Letter - Union Label Trades Department, January, 1920, to John E. Murphy, Treasurer, Union Label League.LetterM1104
Letter - American Federation of Labor, Bakery & Confectionery Workers, International Union of America, February, 25, 1920. Charter Fee.LetterM1106
Letter - American Federation of Labor to John E. Murphy, July 20, 1920.LetterM1107
Letter - American Federation of Labor, NON PARTISAN LEAGUE, August 7, 1920. LetterM1108
Letter - New York State Federation of Labor, January, 1921. First conference of delegates of central bodies of the Southern Tier.LetterM1109
Letter - American Federation of Labor, April 1, 1921 to Mr. Henry Streifler, General Organizer.LetterM1110
Certificate - American Federation of Labor to John E. Murphy, January 16, 1920.CertificateM1201
Letter - Government Loan Organization, Treasury Department, October 20, 1920, to John E. Murphy.LetterM1202
Letter - New York State Federation of Labor, October 28, 1920 to John E. Murphy.LetterM1203
Letter - A copy from the City of New York, Board of City Records to F. J. Sullivan, October 30, 1920.LetterM1204
Letter - The Senate of The State of New York, Albany, to John E. Murphy, November 5, 1920.LetterM1205
Letter - The New York State Federation of Labor to John E. Murphy, November 8, 1920.LetterM1206
Letter - City of New York, Board of City Record, to John E. Murphy, November 13, 1920.LetterM1207
Letter - American Federation of Labor, to John Murphy, December 24, 1920. LetterM1208
Letter - Central Labor Union, from Jerry Ryan to Mr. Murphy, January 11, 1921.LetterM1209
Certificate - American Federation of Labor to John E. Murphy, January 16, 1921.CertificateM1210
Bulletin - Central Labor Unions of the Southern Tier, February 19, 1921. BulletinM1211
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