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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 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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Firefighting - Elmira Fire Department horse-drawn fire enginePostcard0507
Firefighting - 1958 American LaFrance 750gpm PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - American LaFrance Steam Engine, 1906Postcard0507
Firefighting - 1911 American LaFrance Fire EnginePostcard0507
Firefighting - 1962 750 GPM American LaFrance PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - Ward LaFrance Model P-80 Custom PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1976 Ward LaFrance 1500gpm diesel pumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1911 American LaFrance Hose TruckPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1909 Nott-American LaFrance Steam PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1976 American LaFrance Century Custom PumperPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1913 American LaFrance Hook & Ladder TruckPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1910 American LaFrance Chemical & Hose WagonPostcard0507
Firefighting - 1894 American LaFrance horsedrawn steam enginePostcard0507
Firefighting - 1926 American LaFrance Fire EnginePostcard0507
Mark Twain - Mark Twain Museum and boyhood home, Hannibal, MOPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Clemens Family PortraitPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Writing DeskPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Mark Twain's Elmira, NY (watercolor by Talitha Botsford)Postcard0508
Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens and favorite servant Louis at Quarry FarmPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Mark Twain Study at Elmira CollegePostcard0508
Mark Twain - Cabin, Jackass Hill, CAPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Tom & Huck Statue, Hannibal, MissouriPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Mark Twain Statue, Hannibal, MissouriPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Mark Twain Caves, Hannibal, MissouriPostcard0508
Mark Twain - Dale Janssen as Mark TwainPostcard0508
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