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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
Program - RSVP, 21st Annual Volunteer Recognition Program, 1993.ProgramQ0406
Program - RSVP, Volunteer Recognition, April 24, 1998, ( Quarter Century of Service, 1973 - 1998. )ProgramQ0407
Program - RSVP, 26th Annual Volunteer Recognition, April 19, 1999.ProgramQ0408
Program - RSVP, 29th Annual Volunteer Recognition, April 22, 2002.ProgramQ0409
Program - RSVP, 37th Annual Volunteer Recognition Reception, May 24, 2010, at Wings Of Eagles Discovery Center. ProgramQ0410
Newsletters - RSVP, Chemung County Update, October/November, 1989, issue 40; June/July, 1990, issue 44.NewslettersQ0501
Newsletter - AARP, Volume 10, March, 1969.NewsletterQ0601
Program - AARP Elmira Chapter 276 50th Anniversary Luncheon at the Elmira Holiday Inn, April 16, 2014. ProgramQ0602
Brochure - RSVP, 1997; What RSVP is, benefits to the community and volunteering. BrochureQ0701
Documen - RSVP, 1997, describing the purpose of RSVP.DocumentQ0702
Brochure - RSVP, 1998, Client Eligibility, Information about ride program, community support, and application for donation to the RSVP RIDE Program.BrochureQ0703
Invitations - RSVP, 18th Annual Volunteer Recognition at The Horseheads Elks, May 6, 1991; 19th Annual Volunteer Recognition at the Horseheads Elks, April 27, 1992; 26th Annual Volunteer Recognition at the Horseheads Elks, April 19, 1999. InvitationsQ0704
Award - RSVP, Honoring the Chemung County Historical Society for 3 Years of Service. AwardQ0705
Invitation - Avante Garde Jaycees presentation of their Charter, recognizing them as a member of District 3, Division 5, New York State Jaycees. Also a Program for the agenda of the Chapter presentation.InvitationR0101
Program - Alpha Club, 1906.ProgramR0201
Document - Alpha Club, 1908; Constitution of the Alpha Club, held at the Women's Federation Building.DocumentR0202
Document - Elmira Chapter, No. 32, of the Izaak Walton League of America, Membership list for 1929.DocumentR0203
Ticket - Izaak Walton League, Second Annual Banquet at the Lake Street Presbyterian Church, April 10, 1930 at 7:00 P.M. TicketR0204
Booklet - Walnut Street Literary Club, 1904 - 1905, (as of September, 1959, known as Sorosis Club). Includes a calendar from October 4, 1904 to April 25, 1905. BookletR0301
Program - Athenaeum Club, 1969 - 1970. Also included is the membership list.ProgramR0302
Program - Eikosi Club reception dance card at Bundy Hall, Elmira, New York, Tuesday evening, April 4, 1893.ProgramR0501
Invitation - Eikosi Club. Includes envelope and invitation to Mr. & Mrs. D. V. Learnard, 1894, to a reception at Bundy Hall on December 4, 1894, and a program for the dances.InvitationR0502
Handbill - The Grotto, May 28 - June 3, 1906, at the Rorick's Glen Theatre.HandbillR0601
Roster - Cashmere Grotto, January, 1917, History and list of members. RosterR0602
Postcard - Cashmere Grotto, July 7, 1919, requesting donations for the deaths of Prophets W.C. Bouck and Emil Schaple.PostcardR0603
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