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Collection TitleMN Magazines & NewspapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByJessica Lynn
Date Completed:August 30, 2007
AbstractThe Magazines & Newspapers collection includes various newspapers and magazines from Elmira and Chemung County, such as the Star-Gazette, The Reporter, and The Elmira Advertiser. The newspapers range in date from the early 1800s to the 1980s.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Magazine - Esquire: July 1973.1110
Magazine - Ms.: January 1973, July 1997, Spring 2003.Magazine1111
Newspaper - Citizen-Press (weekly): September 6, 1973-September 12, 1974 (inc.) Newspaper1101-02
Better Homes and Gardens magazine (April 1929, November, 1931, December 1931, January 1932).Magazine1201
Garden & Home Builder (July 1928).Magazine1202
The American Home Magazine (February 1931 - January 1932).Magazine1203
Magazine - People's (literary magazine), October 1915. Magazine120001
Newspaper - Owego Advertiser extra (October 28, 1839).Newspaper120003
Magazine - Saturday Evening Post, December 5, 1942. (Featuring article about Elmira) Magazine120004
Magazine - Life, December 20, 1968, featuring the story “Tom and Huck Among the Indians” by Mark Twain. Magazine120005
Magazine - The New York Industrial Recorder: Descriptive of and Illustrating the Chemung Valley (1901).Magazine120006
Newspaper - Fire Reporter (July 31, 1982: American LaFrance 150th Anniversary edition).Newspaper120007
Newspaper - The Tradesman, Vol. 8 No. 5 (May 1, 1883). Newspaper120009
Newspaper - Sullivan's State Fair Bulletin, September 12, 1878.Newspaper120102
Newspaper - Craftsman: Figgie International (June 1982: American LaFrance 150th Anniversary edition)Newspaper120108
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War magazine, parts 2 - 18.Magazine1301
The Youth's Companion newspaper, (June 1893 - January 1900; July - September 1920).Newspaper1302
Harper's Bazar newspaper, bound, Vol. 27 Nos. 27 - 52; Vol. 22 Nos. 1 - 29 (July 1888 - July 1889).Newspaper14
Montgomery Ward catalogue magazine (Spring and Summer 1958).Magazine15
Newspaper - Chemung County Republican: August 29, 1856.Newspaper1601
Newspaper - The Philosopher (Horseheads, N.Y.): September 15, 1855; November 1, 1956.Newspaper1602
Newspaper - Elmira Republican (weekly): November 23, 1844; October 4, December 5-12, 26, 1845; January 9, February 6, 1846; August 21, 1855.Newspaper1603
Newspaper - Elmira Telegram: October 19, 1884; July 5, 1885; July 17, 1887; August 12, 1888; May 1, 1898.Newspaper1604
Newspaper - Elmira Weekly Gazette & Free Press: November 5, 1868.Newspaper1606
Newspaper - Tioga Register: March 4, 1826.Newspaper1607
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