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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 TitleCL 91 Broadway Middle School Library FilesCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:January 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by the Broadway Middle School Library in 2002.
Terms:Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Erin (N.Y.)
Scope:The Broadway Middle School Library files contains pamphlets, newspaper clippings and essays on a variety of local topics including local airports, industries, churches, hospitals, floods, and theaters as well as material on Elmira, Erin and urban renewal.
Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1910-1980

The Broadway Middle School Library Files contain ready reference material from that library on a range of local topics.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Copy of Elmira Star Gazette headline,c. January 12,1968:"Elmira Has Numbing -13,But Area Low is Frigid -30".DocumentA3101
A booklet titled "'63 Products Guide" : a basic inventory of electronic components and specialty products from Westinghouse.BookletA3201
A large booklet with many B & W photos :"Elmira Is a Friendly City", listing the positive attributes of the city as a place to live, work and raise a family.BookletA3202
A large booklet with many B & W photos, titled:" Westinghouse In The Electronic Tube Business".BookletA3203
Four copied pages c. April 14,1957 from the Star Gazette about Westinghouse titled "Picture Tube in the Making"an aerial view of the industrial complex where Westinghouse is located.DocumentsA3204
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