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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 TitleMP Maps, Architectural Drawings, OversizedCreator
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Map - New York in the American Revolution, 1775-1783 by the New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, designed by The National Survey, Chester Vermont, compiled by David C. Thurheimer.Map02D-07F-05
Fernan Family Photographs, Francis and Leo P. Fernan identified. A. Men in Military Uniform, B. Erie, D L & W employees at picnic at Grolio Park, Elmira, NY G M Holstead Div, 434 R of LE, 1937.Photograph02D-07F-06
Drawing of a Civil War Monument, "Easel Monument" of William J. Personious, Died Nov. 8, 1864. Monument dedicated to his mother, Priscilla, July 15, 1895.Drawing02D-07F-07
Picture of a steel bridge with horses crossing, hill in the background, winter.Drawing02D-07F-08
Poster - Welliver McGuire Inc., Commemorating 100 years of Building Excellence, 1898-1998. Artist W. Benson, Concept & Products, R. DiPaola.Poster02D-07F-08
Photograph - Family photographs of children, Lulu and Emily, identified. Two (2) of the photographs by Morgan, Elmira, NY and one (1) by New York Photo. Co, 116 Baldwin Street, Elmira, NY. Other photographs are unidentified.Photograph02D-07F-08
Drawing - Pencil and charcoal of Man in glasses, faithfully yours Jim R. Skaualfien, by K Abelmann, no date.Drawing02D-07F-09
Drawing - Charcoal print of an unidentified man with white beard and suit, no date.Drawing02D-07F-09
Pastel Drawing of Fitch's Bridge by S. O. Hams, no date.Drawing02D-07F-10
Calendar - American LaFrance, for 1984, photograph of 2 Fire Trucks.Calendar02D-08F-01
Newspaper - Fire Reporter, American LaFrance Celebrates 150th Anniversary, Serving Long Island's 25,000 Volunteer Firefighters, July 31, 1982, Vol. III, No. V.Calendar02D-08F-01
Calendar - American LaFrance, 150 Years, 1832-1982, Fire Trucks. Figgie international, cover art by Bill Craven, 1981.Calendar02D-08F-01
Poster - Roster of Battery F, 1st Regiment, New York Vol. Light Infantry.Poster02D-08F-03
Poster - Eldridge Hose Co. No 6 of Elmira, NY, won the first prize and championship of New York State at the Hose Race held at Elmira, NY, Sept. 19, 1877.Poster02D-08F-04
Blueprints - Eclipse Machine Co., Elmira, N.Y. Two Spindle Horizontal Drill Press, September 21, 1925.Blueprints02D-08F-05
Calendar - Schweitzer Aircraft, 50 years of Aviation Excellence, 1990.Calendar02D-08F-06
Calendar - Eddy Electronics, Picture: Milestones in Progress, 1968. Matches an 1872 calendar.Calendar02D-08F-06
Calendar - G. W. Waters, Portraits of the Land, A Retrospective Exhibition, July-August, 1979. Calendar year 1980, Arnot Art Museum.Calendar02D-08F-06
Calendar - J.N. O'Hare, Meats and Provisions, 'one of the Standard Food Stores', Phone 2750, 1017 Penna Ave., Elmira, NY, 1930.Calendar02D-08F-06
Calendar - Esso, Humble Oil & Refining Company, Picture Great Moments in early American Memory, 1971.Calendar02D-08F-06
Poster - Chemung County…it's History, by James V. Stowell, 1961.Poster02D-08F-07
Document - Facsimiles of the signatures on the Declaration of Independence, from American Silk Label, 1975.Documents02D-08F-07
Poster - Elmira is going to Sing and Sway with Sammy Kaye and his entire orchestra at the Centennial Ball, Wednesday November 25, 1964.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster - Theatre Defense Fund. No date.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster - The Carriers New Year's Letter, to the Readers of the Elmira Republican, January 1, 1855.Poster02D-08F-07
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