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Manuscript Library

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. 

Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at

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Muster Roll of Captain Hector M. Stoenm, Company D of the One Hundred and Seventh Regiment first Infantry N.Y.V. United States Army, Colonel Alexander S. Diven, from the 31st day of December 1862, to the 28th day of February 1863List02D-09F-06
Watercolor of Children Riding a Carousel by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-07
Childs Drawing of Carousel, Wurlitzer, 1926, Alan and Herschel N. Tondawanda N.Y. Merry-Go-Round, Band Organ, Stored-in-Dance-Hall, 1950, Eldridge Park, Made by Matt Dawd, 5/3/85Poster02D-09F-07
Drawings, Sights and Secenes in Eldrige Park, Elmira NY presented with the souvenir issue of the telegram for April 27, 1890, with the compliments of the publishersPoster02D-09F-07
Picture of Carousel Animals, Eldrige park Carousel, Elmira New York, Photograph by Frank Messina, Created by Robert Long Jr., Armored Horse by Charles Carmel, Lion by Charles LooffPhotograph02D-09F-07
Picture of man on a Double Decker Trolly at Eldridge Park 1896Photograph02D-09F-07
Sketch of YMCA main entrance, Y.M.C.A. and Steele Memorial Library Building Elmira N.Y. Pierce and Bickford Architects W.B. Olmsted-Del 1894.Poster02D-09F-07
Pastel/Watercolor of Railroad Tracks, by Lars Hoftrup, Eric Vioduct, Elmira, NYPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor of Turks Roadstand, Lake Road, Elmira by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor of Farmers Market Pine City Road Chemung County by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor "Vital Statistics" Junction Route 17 E, Hendy Hallow RoadPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor of Farm Market/Produce Stand, titled Youth and Old Age, Intersection of Canton RD and 17 E by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-08
Bradley's Gardens, Lower Maple Ave, Elmira, New York, Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-08
Charcoal of lowlands looking at a river and mountains, small white sail boats on waterDrawing02D-09F-08
Pencil/ Charcoal Sketch, 1902, London 11th August, 1902, Coronation of King Edward VIIDrawing02D-09F-08
Watercolor of Leet Apple and Cider Stand, Horseheads NY by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-08
Woods and a Lake with White Sail Boat on Lake, Illegible ArtistPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor of house in the woods, to Lars De Artstorp, Happy &5th Birthday greetings from the Elmira Art ClubPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor of First Presbyterian Church (Elmira) Corner of Church and Baldwin Street, by Elbert W. Ryerson, c. 1900Painting02D-09F-08
Cowels Hall Elmira College, 1955 by Howard TaylorPainting02D-09F-08
Watercolor of Bottcher Gardens, Big Flats, NY by Talitha BotsfordPainting02D-09F-08
Negative of a Photograph of Elmira Prison Camp 1864-1865Photograph02D-09F-09
Negative of Photograph, Rendevous, Showing Military BarracksPhotograph02D-09F-09
Negative of a Photograph showing Seargent Benny Benson, John W. Jones and Elmira MilitaryPhotograph02D-09F-09
Picture of Tents for US, European (WWI) War, 1917, Pelham Bay Park Camp 3rd New York, Infantry N.g. USA.Photograph02D-09F-10
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