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Collection TitleCL 08 J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:September 20, 2007
Extent1.5 linear feet

CL 08 - J. Arthur Kieffer Collection contains family photographs, histories and articles written by the Chemung County Historian, "Archie" Kieffer.

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7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 27, June 6, 1944.Magazine020607
Box contains 7 glass plate negatives.Glass Plate Negatives03
Binder contains slides of Canals, bridges, streets, Chemung County Building Department employees, Ross Marvin, schools, hospitals, Mark Twain, library, parks, residences, Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, Clinton Prison, NYS Reformatory, cemeteries, hotels, and the Civil War. All slides are identified.Slides04
List of Articles written by J. Arthur Kieffer.Document050101
Revolutionary War Cemeteries: Fitzsimmons Cemetery, September 24, 2004.Article050102
The Junction Canal, by J. Arthur Kieffer.Book050103
New History Chemung County, 1999.Article050104
Biography of Fred F. Jewett, February 7, 1999.Article050105
Biography of Miss Eleanor E. Harris, 2000.Article050106
Autobiography of J. Arthur Kieffer, January-April 2004.Article050107
Known facts of St. Charles. J. Arthur Kieffer was the Master Mason for Streeter Associates - construction builders of the church.Article050108
Wartime Diary of J. Arthur Kieffer, WWII.Article050109
Known facts of St. Charles Borromeo.Article050110
Annual Report of the Chemung County Historian, 1996.Report050111
Annual Report Chemung County Historian 1996.Report050112
Annual Report Chemung County Historian, 1997.Report050113
Annual Report Chemung County Historian, 2004.Report050114
Annual Report Chemung County Historian, 2005.Report050115
Annual Report Chemung County Historian, 2006.Report050116
List of slide programs given by J. Arthur Kieffer, January 2006.List050117
Speech given by J. Arthur Kieffer on the topic of July 4, 1775 given to kickoff the Bicentennial.Speech050118
Favorite quotes of J. Arthur Kieffer.Documents050119
The Revolutionary War: The Sullivan Expedition of 1779.Article050201
Women of the Revolution, October 9, 2004.Article050202
Addition to the article: Women of Chemung County.Article050203
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