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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
Minutes - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, minutes of meetings from 1950- 1964.MinutesN0301
Records - The Ancient Order of Flat Tires; receipts and minutes of meetings from 1954 - 1971.RecordsN0401
Letter - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, August 1, 1946. From Clark Wilcox to Dr. R. Louise Fitch. Letter N0415
Notices - Of meetings for Ancient Order of Flat Tires; November 17, 1942 - September 30, 1970. NoticesN0501
Ledger - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, from November, 1938 - June, 1959; Receipts and Disbursements.LedgerN0601
Letter - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, also known as, Abner C. Wright Memorial Committee. Request for bronze memorial plaque, November, 1953. LetterN0701
Letter - Ancient Order of Flat Tires from Jas. H Matthews & Co. to Harry Irving Tong, Attorney, regarding a plaque for Chemung County Historical Building, January 12, 1954.LetterN0702
Receipt - Ancient Order of Flat Tires. From Jas. H. Matthews & Company to Harry Tong, March 26, 1954, for a plaque. ReceiptN0703
Letter - From James Matthews & Company, May 19, 1954 regarding Abner Casaday Wright plaque. LetterN0704
Roster - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, membership list, 1966 - 1969.RosterN0801
Checkbook - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, 1960 - 1964. Savings voucher is also included.CheckbookN0901
Roster - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, September, 1968 - September, 1972. Membership and dues record. RosterN0902
Ledger - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, October, 1963- September, 1971. Record of Receipts and Disbursements.LedgerN0903
Letter - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, September 15, 1972. Letter of resignation to Stoddard G. Dilly, from 202 Thorne St. Horseheads, New York.Letter N0904
Notes - Ancient Order of Flat Tires. Receipts, expenses, and names. 1970 - 1971.NotesN0905
Statements - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, October, 1961 - June 1964; bank statements.StatementsN1001
Membership cards - Ancient Order of Flat Tires. Membership cardsN1101
Receipts & Invoices - Ancient Order of Flat Tires; Woolf's Flower Shop, from 1962 - 1970; Boesen's Greenhouses 1959; James E. Hemenway Florist, 1959 - 1966; Golos Printing, 1966; Rudy's Greenhouse, 1970; Fanny Farmer, 1962; Snyder Printing & Publishing, 1958.Receipts & InvoicesN1201
Receipts and Invoices - Ancient Order of Flat Tires. Armory dinner, 1958; Dues collection, 1978; Hickory House, 31 dinners, May, 1961; Received from Leslie Mills, September, 1962, 10 dollars for permit at Harris Hill; Dinner Music by Floyd Woodhall, September, 1962; Masonic Club, October, 1962; Commercial Service Bureau, February, 1963; Kentucky Fried Chicken June, 1969.N1301
Receipts & Checks - The Ancient Order of Flat Tires. Dated June, 1960 - May, 1965.Receipts & ChecksN1401
Music - The Ancient Order of Flat Tires. Words for the following songs; When You're Smiling, Shine on Havest Moon, Peggy O'Neill, Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie, My Gal Sal, Till We Meet Again, For Me and MY Gal, Let The Rest OF The World Go BY, When Irish Eyes are Smiling, Silvery Moon, Oh You Beautiful Doll.MusicN1501
Letter - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, December 4, 1939 to Charles from William Snyder.LetterN1502
Obit - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, August 20, 1940, of Matthew Darrin Richardson.ObitN1503
Letter - Ancient Order of Flat Tires, August 9, 1951, from William Snyder to Charles Eacker. LetterN1505
Letter - From the Ancient Order of Flat Tires, March 4, 1959, resignation of W. E. Wisk.LetterN1506
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