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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 archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleVF Subject FilesCreatorBooth Library
Processed By
Date Updated:May 2007
Extent4 linear feet (4 file cabinets)
AbstractSubject files contain newspaper clippings and other documents regarding historic events, buildings, wars, public locations and other miscellaneous information on Chemung County.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Laux, Marty photograph of flooded Elmira in 1972165-005
Flood Control - Cowanesque & Hammond Dams165-015
Flood Control165-015
Masons170-090
Union Lodge #95170-115
Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Society170-117
Health, - misc Problems180-005
Chemung County Infirmary - see also Chemung County - Home180-025
Infirmary180-025
Arnot Ogden Hospital, History by Dr. Booth195-025
Elmira Medical Center195-075
Hospitals - Elmira195-140
Medical Center195-150
Rathbun Hotel200-100
Taverns, Inns200-125
Hotels200-150
Chemung County Its Derivation & Pre-Colonial History205-010
Painted Post - Treaty of205-265
Hangings in Chemung County, Murders - Suicides230-045
Law & Order230-050
Police, Horseheads230-095
Lawrence Memorial Chapel235-005
Lawyers235-005
Liberty Bell245-005
Archaeology25-005
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