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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. 

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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
Letter with information about the Association's Loan and Grant Program and the 19th Century Architecture course, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, October 9, 1979.LetterP0606
Handbill - 19th Century Architecture: A Community History Through Architecture sponsored by the Near Westside Neighborhood Association, October 22-November 2, 1979. HandbillP0607
Pamphlet - Chemung County Travel Guide, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, ca. 1990s. PamphletP0607
Handbill - General meeting held at Grace Church, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, February 4, 1980.HandbillP0608
Letter from the Association president to residents about changes in the categorization of membership, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, 1981.LetterP0609
Handbill - Near Westside Heritage Day, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, October 10, 1981.HandbillP0610
Handbill - General meeting on city housing codes, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, June 9, 1982.HandbillP0611
Handbill - The Historic Near Westside Calendar, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, 1983.HandbillP0612
Handbill - The Historic Near Westside Calendar, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, 1984.HandbillP0613
Booklet - "The Architectural Treasures of Early America", Near Westside Neighborhood Association, June 24, 1989.BookletP0614
Program - A Treasury of Christmas Past House Tour, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, December 9, 1989.ProgramP0615
Handbill - Benefits of membership to the association, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, c. 1985-1995.HandbillP0616
Booklet - Informational report, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, 1996-1997.BookletP0617
Handbill - Twenty-Ninth Annual Homes for the Holidays Tour, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, December 8, 2013. HandbillP0618
Booklet - A Walking Tour of the Historic Near Westside, ca. 1990s.BookletP0619
Handbill - The Near Westside Historic District, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, ca. 1990s. HandbillP0620
Script for a walking tour of the Elmira's Near Westside, Near Westside Neighborhood Association, ca. 1980s.ManuscriptP0621
Booklet - Annual Report of the Elmira Federation for Social Service 1912, 1915-1922.BookletP0701
Booklet - Historic Maple Avenue, Elmira, New York: First Two Blocks, 1793-1999. BookletP0701
Records - Elmira Federation for Social Service; Elmira, NY (Board of Directors) 1919-1920.RecordsP0702
Manuscript - Brand Park Beautification Project sponsored by the Maples Avenue Task Force and the YMCA, May 2000.ManuscriptP0702
Booklet - Brand Park Beautification Project: Bandstand and Dance Floor at Brand Park, sponsored by the Maples Avenue Task Force and the YMCA, ca. 2000. BookletP0703
Program - Third Annual Charity Ball to Benefit the Women's Federation of Elmira at the Armory, February 21, 1908.ProgramP0801
Program - The Cycle of the Seasons: Pageant given by Elmira Federation for Social Service, May 30, 1916.ProgramP0802
Invitation and ticket to the Annual Federation Ball at the Armory, December 29, 1925.InvitationP0803
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