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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 TitleCF Alfred "Chick" Hilbert FilesCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:July 2007
Extent1 linear foot

The Alfred "Chick" Hilbert Files are located in the County Historians office and is a collection of research used in publications and research requests.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Catastrophes, Disasters & FloodsCH1110
Chemung River- Flood of 1889 & 1935CH1115
Explosions- Horseheads Oil Tank ExplosionCH1120
Hurricane Camille (Asplundh Tree, Xmas 1969)CH1125
Chemung County Soil & Water Conservation DistrictCH1210
Fairs- State & CountyCH1310
Movie Theatres & CircusCH1315
Father Kemp's Old Folks' Concert TunesCH1350
Ethnic Groups- see also African American, Native American, Irish, Italians, JewsCH1400
Jewish Community of 19th Century, ElmiraCH1420
Fraternal OrganizationsCH1500
Mason, Empire StateCH1510
Masonic Morgan IncidentCH1515
Masonic Temple Fund, Elmira 1976-78CH1525
Millport- Old Oak (missing)CH1530
Geology- see also GlaciersCH1600
Endles Mountains of PennsylvaniaCH1610
Geology of New York StateCH1615
Glaciers- GeologyCH1620
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