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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.

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Collection TitleMC 23 TransportationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:August 2007
Extent2.5 Linear Feet

The Transportation Collection contains information on the Chemung Canal, Feeder Canal, Railroads, Trolleys, Steamboats and Automobiles.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Invitation - Cocktail Party honoring Paul W. Johnson, President, and the Officers and Directors of the Erie Railroad Company, Elmira NY, 1949.InvitationB0503
Booklet - Elmira New York and Erie Railroad Guide, Elmira-Erie Centennial Committee, Elmira NY, 1949 ( 3 copies).BookletB0504
Invitation - 44th Annual Dinner and Meeting honoring the Centennial of the arrival of the Erie Railroad's first train in Elmira, Elmira Association of Commerce, Elmira NY, 1949.InvitationB0505
Booklet - Elmira Association of Commerce celebrates Erie's Centennial, Elmira, NY, 1949 (2 copies).BookletB0506
Booklet - Erie Centennial Exhibition Train, Erie Railroad, 1951.BookletB0507
Booklet - Erie Railroad, Its Beginnings and Today, Erie Railroad, 1951.BookletB0508
Timetable - Erie Railroad Time Tables, Scenic Route between New York, Buffalo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, 1928-1942 ( 3 timetables).TimetableB0601
Timetable - Erie Lackawanna Railroad Timetable for Susquehanna and Delaware Divisions and Tioga and Honesdale Branch. Effective October 29, 1961TImetableB0602
Time Table - Erie Railroad Time Tables, Scenic Route between New York, Jamestown, Youngstown, Cleveland, Akron, Chicago, 1959.Time TableB0602
Timetable - Erie Railroad, Important Schedule Changes, February 14, 1960.TimetableB0603
Timetable - Erie Lackawanna Railroad Eastern District Timetable. Effective October 30, 1960TimetableB0604
Magazine - Erie Lackawanna Railroad Historical Society Magazine. "The Diamond." Volume 12 Number 1MagazineB0605
Magazine - Erie Lackawanna Railroad. "The Diamond" Volume 13 Number 1. MagazineB0606
Magazine - Erie Lackawanna Railroad Magazine "The Diamond" Volume 13 Number 1.MagazineB0607
Timeable - Erie Railway Company, Time table for the State Fair at Elmira, NY, 1869.TimetableB0701
Ticket - Erie Railway, Elmira to Port Jervis, c. 1960s. TicketB0702
Telegraph - Erie Railway Telegraph, Chemung, NY, 1860-1869.TelegraphB0703
Timetables - Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Co. for the route between New York & Chicago passing through Elmira: October 1960; April & October 1962; December 1963; December 1964; April, October & November 1966. TimetablesB0801
Timetable - Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Company, Eastern District, October 30, 1960 ( 2 copies).TimetableB0901
Timetable - Erie Lackawanna Railroad Company, Eastern District, October 29, 1961.TimetableB0902
Magazine - Merging Two Great Railroads, Erie-Lackawanna Magazine, Cleveland OH, November 1960.MagazineB1001
Booklet - The Story of Miss Phoebe Snow, Erie Lackawanna Railroad Company, 1960s.BookletB1101
Place Mat - Erie Lackawanna Railway Company, The Friendly Service Route.Place MatB1102
Menu - Erie Lackawanna Dining Services, 1966.MenuB1103
Book - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Rules of the Operating Department, United States Railroad Administration, 1918.BookC0101
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