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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. 

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Collection TitleCL 03 Georgianna Palmer Estate PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki
Date Completed:September 2007
Terms:Include but not limited to: Palmer, Georgianna; Palmer, Anna Campbell; Palmer, Mrs. George Archibald; Force, Albert; Palmer, Sally; Langdon, Ida; Langdon, Jervis; Stuart, Anna M.
Scope:Boxes 1 and 4 contain writings, correspondence relating to Georgianna Palmer and her mother Anna Campbell Palmer (Mrs. George Archibald Palmer), Boxes 2 and 3 are photographs.
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1863-1966
AbstractThe Georgianna Palmer collection contains letters of members of the Palmer Family, Published material, and family photographs.

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pieces of an old newspaper and copy.newspaper0123
Article about Cameron Argetsinger, one of the founding fathers of the Watkins Glen Grand Prix. newspaper0123
article about a reunion of classmates from Old School 2. newspaper0123
copy of article from Star-Gazette showing Georgianna receiving an honorary doctorate from Elmira College. newspaper0123
original and copy of newspaper called "Elmira", dated March 16, 1913 about a big fire. newspaper0123
Article from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, dated Monday, July 220, 1887 and a xerox copy. Newspaper in bad condition. newspaper0123
newspaper articles and copies. Newspaper in very poor condition. newspaper0123
copy of an article about CWM Brown. newspaper0123
letter to the editor from Mrs. Eugene I. Fischer called "Tribute to a Lady". Written after Georgianna's death in her praise. newspaper0123
Newspaper article about Georgianna Palmers piano teaching career. newspaper0123
copy of an article announcing engagement of Katherine Adams. newspaper0123
old newspaper articles and xerox copy. newspaper0123
copy of the Photographic Journal, Vol. #1, Watkins, January 1867. Both original and copy included in file. newspaper0124
poem by Anna M. Stuar called "The Little Ass". poem0125
poem by Anna M. Stuart called "The Month of Mary". Poem0125
poem called "Spring" by Anna M. Stuart. poem0125
manuscript about Mozart written by Georgianna Palmer. manuscript0126
an original copy of "The Target, paper for boys" dated January 29, 1927. newspaper0127
Anna Campbell Palmer's baby book about her granddaughter Sally. letter0128
telegram sent from Jervis Langdon to Miss Ida Langdon. telegram0129
telegram to Ida Langdon from Rome. telegram 0129
telegram to Ida Langdon from Rome, in 1927.telegram 0129
telegram to Ida Langdon from Florence, Italy. telegram 0129
Certificate of Admission to Sunday School for Georgianna. ticket0130
deed to burian plot in the Pleasent Grove Cemetery in Thompkins County. deed0130
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