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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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Toilettes, a Descriptive Journal of New York, London, Paris, and Berlin Fashions, Vol. 14 No. 4 (April 1894).Newspaper1005
Peterson's Ladies National Magazine (1868 - 1888).Magazine1101
Woman's Day magazine (May 1943, June 1944, April 1945, September 1946).Magazine1102
The American Home magazine (February 1938, September 1938).Magazine1103
Fortune magazine (September 1937).Magazine1104
Vogue magazine (July 19, 1930).Magazine1105
Judge magazine (September 28, 1929).Magazine1106
The Pointer magazine, Vol. 7 No. 12 (February 7, 1930).Magazine1107
Boy's Life magazine (November 1933).Magazine1108
Butterick quarterly magazine (Autumn 1930).Magazine1109
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
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
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