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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 TitleOSMC Oversized Manuscript CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:August 21, 2007
Extent6 linear feet
AbstractThe OSMC Collection is oversized documents, scrapbooks and other archival materials that are too large to be stored in the MC Collection.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Michael Sly's affidavit reporting the theft of a gun from the militia, August 1776.Document180315
This folder contains the following Lehigh Valley Railroad Company forms: Consignee's receipt for company material; car demurrage report; register of way bills received. Forms180401
Ledger - Enlistment Roll of Company D, 110th Battalion, 13th Brigade, 7th Division of the New York State National Guard, recruited in Elmira, 1874-1898. Ledger180501
Architectural Angels of Elmira churches rememberance calendar, compliments of the Near Westside Neighborhood Association.Calendar180601
Millport Fire Department wall calendar, 1996.Calendar180602
Explore Elmira Historical Calendar, 1979.Calendar180603
1986 Winston Cup Superstars of NASCAR Calendar, featuring Geoff Bodine. Calendar180604
Menu - Joey's Longhorn Barbeque, Horseheads, ca. 1980s. Menu180701
Menu - Pierce's Restaurant 1894, Elmira Heights, 1968.Menu180702
Menu - Pierce's Restaurant 1894, Elmira Heights, 1980.Menu180703
Handbill - To the Tax-Payers of the Town of Barton with questions regarding the railroad and property values, February 3, 1862. Handbill180801
Tally of votes for the election of 1842. Document180802
Handbill - Vote Republican in the (4th) Fourth Ward, City of Elmira, ca. 1930s. Handbill180803
Official ballot for the Primary Election of the Republican Party in the Town of Erin, July 31, 1945. Ballot180804
(3) Official ballots for the Primary Elections in the Town of Erin for the Republican, Democratic & Liberal Parties, August 19, 1952.Ballot180805
(3) Membership certificates in the American Flag House & Betsey Ross Memorial Association for Mr. & Mrs. Fred Gilson and Mary Gilson of Elmira, 1911. Certificate180901
Figgie International Report to Employees, 1981. Document180902
Advertisement for Karam's Giant Market grocery store, 465 Mt. Zoar St., Elmira, 1966. Poster180903
Handbill - Ingalls & Co.'s Great Bankrupt Sale of boots & shoes, 1879.Handbill180904
Poster - War in the Gulf, Elmira Star-Gazette, 1991. Poster180905
Lithographic print of the Benjamin Westlake Home, Horseheads, ca. 1879.Print180906
Newspaper article and image of Elmira from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, 1856. Newspaper180907
Monday Mothers Club scrapbook featuring clippings, event programs and photographs of members, 1976-1987.Scrapbook1901
Scrapbook. Created by Sherman Moreland, ca. 1898-1901. Includes newspaper clippings and broadsides of Moreland's speaking engagements. Front of scrapbook reads "High Art Custom Tailoring Novelties for Fall and Winter 1895-1896" Scrapbook1902
Memoranda of the 107th NYSV, July 1862-1905. Scrapbook contains letters, newspaper clippings and a diary of events. Scrapbook is in poor condition.Scrapbook20
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