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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. 

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

Collection TitleCL 98 U.S.S. Chemung PapersCreatorBooth Library
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A five page list(169 men) of the crew of the U.S.S.Chemung with home addresses.Document016105
A large black and white photograph(aerial view) of the USS Chemung refueling two ships at the same time: a destroyer and an aircraft carrier.Photograph016201
A booklet celebrating the U.S.S.Chemung reunion on September 16th and 17th,1983 at the Elmira Holiday Inn,reunion host,Lou Zicari of Rochester,NY,events and banquet menu listed as well as a photo of the USS Chemung.Booklet016301
A six page documnt dated June 1, 1963 and titled "The Surface Missle Training System", Training Program(SMS).Document020101
A large loose leaf notebook from the USS Chemung and titled U.S. Navy Training Programs For Careers in "Nuclear Propulsion Power Plants" and "Polaris Electronics - Digital and Inertial Computers".Notebook020201
A ledger with the title "Cash" but contains records of the ship's(USS Chemung) equipment,time and length of use,condition and results.Dated 1956 to 1960.Hardcover Ledger020301
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