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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 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
Letter - Southern Tier Arts Guild, April, 1976, to Mayor Kennedy, regarding "Arts in the Park" during the Elmira Bicentennial Celebration being held at Mark Twain Park.LetterO0301
Letter - Mark Twain Society, April, 1976, regarding Hal Holbrook performing "Mark Twain Tonight".LetterO0302
Letter - Mark Twain Society, April 1976, Chemung County Bicentennial Commission, to Nancy Laribee, regarding Mark Twain Festival.LetterO0303
Letter - Mark Twain Society, May, 1976 from L.D. Hover to Joseph Sartori, regarding Mark Twain Riverfront Park Dedication.LetterO0304
Letter - Mark Twain Society, May, 1976 from Paul McCabe to Vincent Burdulis, Bicentennial Committee, regarding fireworks display. LetterO0305
Letter - Mark Twain Society, May, 1976, Dedication of Mark Twain Riverfront Park.LetterO0306
Letter - Mark Twain Society, June, 1976, regarding Mark Twain Riverfront Park Dedication.LetterO0307
Letter - Mark Twain Society, June, 1976 regarding Mark Twain Festival, June 26 - July 3. LetterO0308
Document - Mark Twain Society, 1976, proclaimation for Mark Twain Festival Week, June 26 - July 3, 1976, in the city of Elmira.DocumentO0309
Letter - Mark Twain Society, June, 1976; from Brian L. Hewitt, to George Roberts, Manager of the Elmira Theater Building, regarding Hal Holbrook performance.LetterO0310
Document - Mark Twain Society, July 1 - 3, 1976, festival week; listing of events. DocumentO0311
Letter - Mark Twain Society, July, 1976, from Robert Moran, for appreciation of the Matk Twain Festival in Elmira.LetterO0312
Letter - Mark Twain Society, July, 1976, regarding August 17, 1976, board meeting, for the Mark Twain Monument and Riverboat - Viaduct Mosaics projects.LetterO0313
Letter - Mark Twain Society, November, 1976, to Willard Nagle from Vincent D. Burdulis regarding serving another term on the Board of Directors. LetterO0314
Letter - Mark Twain Society, December, 1976, from Edward Hughes, requesting information about the society. Also included is a Mark Twain Membership for Ann Savage.LetterO0315
Letter - Mark Twain Society, November, 1976, regarding 1976 - 1977 annual membership drive.LetterO0315
Letter - Mark Twain Society, November, 1976, regarding slate of officers at the Board of Trustees Meeting.LetterO0316
Postcard - Mark Twain Society, 1976, from Marvin Britton, requesting information on the Mark Twain Society.PostcardO0317
Letter - Mark Twain Society, from December 1, 1976 to January 3, 1977, requesting information regarding the society; from Eric N. Watkins, Austin Wallace, Mary Beth Colacecchi.LettersO0319
Letter - Mark Twain Society, January, 1977 to the Trustees and Officers regarding a meeting on Wednesday, January 12, 1977.LetterO0320
Letters - Mark Twain Society, January, 1977, - May, 1977, inquiring information about the society; Austin Wallace, Dale Mack, Thomas Hoffman, and Debra Beasley.LettersO0321
Letter - Mark Twain Society, January, 1977 from Thomas Hoffman, asking for information about the Society.LetterO0322
Records - Mark Twain Society, 1977 Membership slips for Austin Wallace and Eleanor Emery. RecordsO0323
Letter - Mark Twain Society, to Richard Weiss, January 27, 1977 regarding "Mark Twain, The Man and His Work, written by Wagenknecht.LetterO0324
Letters - Mark Twain Society, March, 1977; 3 letters regarding fall trip to the Elmira area.LettersO0325
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