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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

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Calendar - G. W. Waters, Portraits of the Land, A Retrospective Exhibition, July-August, 1979. Calendar year 1980, Arnot Art Museum.Calendar02D-08F-06
Calendar - Esso, Humble Oil & Refining Company, Picture Great Moments in early American Memory, 1971.Calendar02D-08F-06
Poster - The Carriers New Year's Letter, to the Readers of the Elmira Republican, January 1, 1855.Poster02D-08F-07
Document - Facsimiles of the signatures on the Declaration of Independence, from American Silk Label, 1975.Documents02D-08F-07
Document - By-Laws of the Chemung/ Elmira Boat Club.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 - Advertisement for Uncle Tom's Cabin.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster - Chemung County…it's History, by James V. Stowell, 1961.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster - Rotary Code of Ethics, no date.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster - Theatre Defense Fund. No date.Poster02D-08F-07
Poster of a ail boat on lake "Keuka Lake, Poster from a Black and White Photograph" by William L. Butler, 1966Poster02D-08F-08
Temple B'Nai Israel, 125th AnniversaryPoster02D-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
German Heritage Celebration, Grove Park Pavilion, Elmira, New York, October 8, 1988 - Noon to 6 p.m., Seneca Beverage Corp.Poster02D-08F-08
Temple B'Nai Israel, 125th Anniversary, picture of MenorahPoster02D-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
Second Annual International Harvest Festival, Saturday, September 16, 1989Poster02D-08F-08
Antique Show and Sale by Historical Society, by Friday, May 20, 1983Poster02D-08F-08
Poster of Native American Silk-Screen Processed, "This Calendar is silk-screen printed by 'Bill', 'The Show Card King'"Calendar02D-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
Explore Near Westside Architectural Treasure Hunt, Co-Sponsored by Near Westside Neighborhood Association and New York State Council on ArtsPoster02D-08F-08
First Parish Church, Site where Provincial Congress met in 1774, Concord, Mass From a black and white photography by "Pat" Runey, Poster and Screen Printed in Color. William L. Butler, 1970Poster02D-08F-08
Vermont Covered Bridge, Poster from a black and white photograph and screen printed in color, William L. Butler, 1971Poster02D-08F-08
Picture Snow covered trees, "April Snow, Poster and Screen Printed from a black and White photography Glenn Rider" William L. Butler, 1968Poster02D-08F-08
"This Calendar is Silk-Screen Processed by 'Bill' Butler, 'The Card King', 319 Snyder Bldg. , Dial 4592, Elmira, NY" Picture of a Native American in a feather headdress on tom of page, 1949Calendar02D-08F-08
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