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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.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 

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Collection TitleMC 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - New York State Historical Association. " The Yorker", 20th Anniversary Issue, September - October, 1962.BookletO0609
Documents - The New York State Historical Association, 1963 - 1964. History Notes about Cooperstown and Otsego Lake, Age of Homespun Selective Bibliography, and the Farmers' Museum. DocumentsO0610
Membership Card - The New York State Historical Association, Junior membership for school year 1963 - 1964.Membership CardO0611
Program - New York State Historical Association, Junior history program, 1964.ProgramO0612
Application - The New York State Historical Association; "The Yorker" club enrollment form. ApplicationO0613
Program - The New York State Historical Association; Mark Twain Yorkers of Broadway Junior High School, Elmira, New York. August 29, 1779, Revolutionary War Battle of Newtown.ProgramO0614
Program - The New York State Historical Association; Proceedings and New York history, 1998.ProgramO0615
Document - Elmira Glove House, Children's Bill of Rights.DocumentO0701
Envelope - Elmira Glove House; empty envelope.EnvelopeO0702
Pamphlet - Elmira Glove House, 1970; purpose of Glove House, and staff.PamphletO0703
Letter - Elmira Glove House, May 18, 1973 to Thomas Byrne from Mrs. Anderson.LetterO0704
Newsletters - Elmira Glove House; Fall, 1982 - Spring, 1983 - Fall, 1983 - Spring, 1984.NewslettersO0705
Document - Century Club, 1880; regulations.DocumentO0801
Book - The Century Club, Elmira, New York, 1903; Constitution, By-Laws, and Membership.BookO0802
Booklet - The Century Club, 1909; Articles of Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws, House Rules, and Membership list.BookletO0803
Document - The Century Club, 03/10/1918, Handwritten list of members who organized the club in 1880.DocumentO0804
Document, The Century Club; Historical information from first meeting to last known location in the Federation Building. In 1943 the name disappears from the City directory.DocumentO0805
Newsleter - The Commmunity Foundation, Inc, for the years 1981 - 1982, report to the Community.Newsletter O0901
Booklets - Community Foundation of the Chemung County Area, 1984 - 1989, Annual reports.BookletsO0902
Booklets - The Community Foundation of the Chemung County Area, Annual reports for 1990, 1991, 1992,1993, 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997- 1998, 1999- 2000. BookletsO1001
Booklet - Chemung County Area Community Foundation, Inc. 1980. What is the Chemung County Area Community Foundation?, Why give to the CCACF?, How does the Community Foundation Operate?, Types of Contributions.BookletO1102
Booklet - Chemung County Area Community Foundation, Inc., 1980, answering questions you may have about the Foundation.BookletO1103
Newsletter - Chemung County Area Community Foundation, Inc., November, 1983. Annual Report included. NewsletterO1104
Document - Chemung County Area Community Foundation, Inc., Accomplishments for 1978 - 1989. DocumentO1105
Letter - Chemung County Area Community Foundation, Inc., December 1, 1989 from Mary Booth Roberts, reporting the progress in serving the community. Letter O1106
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