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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 TitlePTC Postcard CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards; Rachel Dworkin
Date Completed:July 2007
Date Updated:November 2008
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1902-2008


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Revolutionary War - General John SullivanPostcard0502
Civil War - Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.Postcard0503
Civil War - Elmira Prison Camp, 1864-1865Postcard0503
World War I - 108th Inf., Peekskill, NY 1924Postcard0504
World War I - Misc. views of FrancePostcard0504
World War I - Chicago Daily News War ViewsPostcard0504
World War I - McMahon correspondencePostcard0504
World War I - William Warren Fenton, correspondencePostcard0504
World War I - Group of soldiers, July 1917: PFC's Cadell, Hudson, Elliot, Butan, Brady, Lancaster, Smith & O'Hare, Coporals Shay, Adam & Rottenburg, Sergeant McCorble and Master Mechanic Southerland. Postcard0504
World War I - Great Lakes Naval Station, various views, 1917.Postcard0504
World War I - Review of the troopsPostcard0504
World War II - American Red Cross tours, St. Mark's Church, LondonPostcard0505
World War II - Troops from the 108th Infantry, 27th Division, Company L being reviewedPostcard0505
Parades - unidentified paradePostcard0506
Parades - East Water Street - Prohibition Party and SuffragettsPostcard0506
Parades - Hauver's BandPostcard0506
Fire fighting - American LaFrance gasoline propelled steam engine, 1915Postcard0507
Firefighting - "Hook Up!" - fireman hitch horse to fire enginePostcard0507
Firefighting - 1977 American LaFrance Century Series PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - Ward LaFrance Model A-85 custom aerialPostcard0507
Firefighting - Ward LaFrance 1000 Gallon Triple Combination PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1915 American LaFrance PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1926 American LaFrance Chemical Truck, collection of the New England Fire & History Museum, Brewster, MAPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1919 American LaFrance Model 40 Custom Combination Chemical & Hose TruckPostcard0507
Firefighting - Early motorized American LaFrance fire enginesPostcard0507
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