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Manuscript Library

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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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
Document - Facsimiles of the signatures on the Declaration of Independence, from American Silk Label, 1975.Documents02D-08F-07
Poster - Chemung County…it's History, by James V. Stowell, 1961.Poster02D-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 - Advertisement for Uncle Tom's Cabin.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster - Rotary Code of Ethics, 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
Poster - Theatre Defense Fund. No date.Poster02D-08F-07
Document - By-Laws of the Chemung/ Elmira Boat Club.Documents02D-08F-07
Explore Near Westside Architectural Treasure Hunt, Co-Sponsored by Near Westside Neighborhood Association and New York State Council on ArtsPoster02D-08F-08
Chemung County Historical Society Carnival, May 15 thru 17Poster02D-08F-08
Temple B'Nai Israel, 125th Anniversary, picture of MenorahPoster02D-08F-08
Chemung County Historical Society Carnival, May 14-15-16, 1993Poster02D-08F-08
Picture of Cow and Barn, "Lazy Days of Summer, Poster and Screen Printed from a black and white photograph by George Lian - Star-Gazette, 'Days Barnyard'." William L. Butler , 1969Poster02D-08F-08
Vermont Covered Bridge, Poster from a black and white photograph and screen printed in color, William L. Butler, 1971Poster02D-08F-08
Pemaquid Light House, Maine, Poster from a Black and White photograph by "Pat" Runey, William L. Butler, 1968Poster02D-08F-08
German Heritage Celebration, Grove Park Pavilion, Elmira, New York, October, 14 1989 - Noon to 6 p.m., Seneca Beverage Corp.Poster02D-08F-08
First Annual, International Harvest Festival, Saturday, September 17, 1988 at Wisner Park, Elmira, N.Y.Poster02D-08F-08
Poster of Native American Silk-Screen Processed, "This Calendar is silk-screen printed by 'Bill', 'The Show Card King'"Calendar02D-08F-08
A Romance Map of the Finger Lakes Region of Central, NY, Published by Penn Yan Printing Company, Inc. Penn Yan NY.Poster02D-08F-08
The Companion, For All the Family, December 7, 1916, Overland, Country-Club, 4 Passenger $695 Including 5 Wire Wheels, The Willys-Overland Company, Toledo, Ohio "Made in USA"Poster02D-08F-08
Mark Twain, Drama at the DomesPoster02D-08F-08
Lets Celebrate our Heritage, Bicentennial of the US Constitution, Weekend of July 23rd and 24th, 1988, Printed by Kerbein Advertising PrintingPoster02D-08F-08
Antique Show and Sale by Historical Society, by Friday, May 20, 1983Poster02D-08F-08
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