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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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Bulletin - Elmira Health Bulletin, by the Board of Health, volume 1, No. 14, July, 1919.BulletinC0101
Annual Reports - Elmira, New York, Board of Health, Annual Report for the following years: 1911, 1917, 1918, 1922, 1925, 1926, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, and 1957.Annual ReportsC0102
Booklet - May 1, 1905, Sanitary Code and Rules and Regulations of the Board of Health of the City of Elmira.BookletC0201
Booklet - Sanitary Code and Rules and Regulations of the Board of Health of the City of Elmira, 1912. BookletC0202
Booklet - Chemung County Health Planning Committee. Chronic Care Plan for Chemung County, 1974.BookletC0301
Contract - State of New York, Department of Health, application for approval - medical institution, identifying information for John W. Jones, 82 Kirkland Ave, Clinton, New York, and Emanual Birnbaum, 27 Independence Drive, Manhasset Hills, New York, to erect Pleasant Valley Lodge,HRF, Westinghouse Road, Horseheads, New York. ContractC0401
Document - Application by John W. Jones and Emmanuel Birnbaum for the Pleasant Valley Lodge, Horseheads, New York, October 29, 1970. Estimated cost is $1,998,000.DocumentC0402
Document - Minutes of meetings for the Chemung County Health Planning Committee for the following dates: November 4, 1970, March 15, 1971, May 24, 1971, August 2, 1971, August 26, 1971, and April 28, 1972. Also a letter to members from Robert S. Ball regarding a meeting notice on Tuesday, 12:00 noon, September 28, 1971 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, New York.DocumentC0403
Document - Chemung County Health Planning Committee, September 1, 1971. A Consolidated Statement of Priorities, Projects, and Work Program. Also the By-Laws of the Committee.DocumentC0404
Document - Minutes of the meeting of the Chemung County Health Planning Committee held on August 2, 1972 - 12:00 Noon, at the Clute Building at Arnot-Ogden Hospital. DocumentC0406
Document - From the Chemung County Council on Alcoholism, August 9, 1972 requesting assistance for the project title "County-Wide Attack on Problem Drinking as related to driving and highway safety."DocumentC0407
Letter - Southern Tier Health Management Corporation, September 11, 1972, regarding organized home care for Chemung and Schuyler Counties, typed by L. Nissenson, Staff.LetterC0408
Document - Genesee Region Health Planning Council regarding the Board Meeting on September 28, 1972 in which the Genesee Health Planning Council and the Southern Tier Health Management Corporation have entered into a joint contract for the development of a long-range plan for health services in Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben Counties.DocumentC0410
Document - Steuben County Mental Health Services, October 12, 1972 on Multi-County Coordinated Alcoholism Services. It describes the project, estimated cost, proposed method of financing and a narrative description of the project.DocumentC0411
Meeting Minutes - Genesee Region Health Planning Council, Chemung County Health Planning Committee, held at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, New York, on October 16, 1972.Meeting MinutesC0412
Document - Elmira College Speech and Hearing Center, November 2, 1972, in regards to a rural child mobile service unit which would be in operation 40 hours per week, 5 days a week. The screening and assessment will be done at each county's established daycare center.DocumentC0413
Document - Southern Tier Optometric Society, November 3, 1972, requesting comprehensive vision care to the children in Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung and Tioga Counties. DocumentC0414
Document - Genesee Region Health Planning Council. The results of a mail survey on county health priorities in Chemung County, Catagories are: Ambulatory Care, Chronic Care, Environmental Health, Hospitals, Mental Health, and others.DocumentC0415
Memorandum - To the members of the Chemung County Health Planning Committee, from C. L. Townsend, Jr., Southern Tier Planning Associate, October 5, 1972 regarding notice of special meeting. Drs. Lee and Cronkite of the Boston Consulting Group will present a report on Ambulatory Care situation. Also includes a change of offices to Suite G-9 in the Nixon Building, 180 State Street.MemorandumC0417
Letter - To: Members of Chemung County Health Planning Committee, From: Charles Kennedy, Chairman, C. L. Townsend Jr., Southern Tier Planning Associate, regarding the meeting to be held on November 14, 1972, at 12:00 Noon.LetterC0418
Meeting Minutes - Chemung County Health Planning Committee, held on November 14, 1972, at 12 Noon at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, New York.Meeting MinutesC0419
Agenda - Chemung County Health Planning Committee. From: Charles F. Kennedy, Chairman, regarding the meeting and its agenda on November 14, 1972, 12 Noon, at the Sisters Dining Room, St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, New York.AgendaC0420
Meeting Minutes - Chemung County Health Planning Committee Meeting, June 22, 1972, 12 Noon at Arnot-Ogden Hospital, Elmira, New York. Meeting MinutesC0421
Document - Applicant: Southern Tier Health Management Corporation. Program Title: Regionalization and Improvement of Newborn Health Care Services. Talking about a need and the implementation of an neo-natal ICU.DocumentC0422
Document - Summary of the new 1973 New York State Appalachian Primary Health Care Proposals.DocumentC0423
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