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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. 

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Collection TitleTB Tom Byrne CollectionCreator
Processed ByHope Levy
Notes:This collection is located in the Chemung County Historian's Office.  All items in it are the property of the Chemung County Historian.

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This folder contains booklets from: The Roster of NY Association of Counties, "The Little Path in the Rear," "The Outlet Trail," The Farmers Almanac of 1970, the Tioga County Museum, and the History Institute of America's History Chart.Booklet1501
This folder contains various booklets including: the history of Luthers Mills, "German Heritage of the Chemung Valley," "A Ceremony Commemorating the Restoration of the Chenango County Courthouse," "A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of A. Marshall Lowman," and the 1997 Annual Report Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Chemung County.Booklet1502
This folder contains the 1913 New York State Telephone Company Directory and the book "At the Historical Center of the United States."Book1503
This folder contains the booklet "Directory of New York State County and Municipal Historians 1982."Booklet1504
This folder contains editions of the Chemung Historical Journal ranging from 1956 to 1998. Booklet1505
This folder contains booklets of "The Crooked Lake Review."Booklet1506
This folder contains editions of "The Settler" ranging from 1977 to 1991.Booklet1507
This folder contains information about various colleges in the area.Booklet1508
This folder contains pamphlets advertising local businesses and attractions.Pamphlet1509
This folder contains two copies of the booklet "Chemung County...its History."Booklet1510
This folder contains various newspapers from Chemung County.Newspaper1511
This folder contains a special edition of "Life" magazine from 1950.Newspaper1512
This folder contains photocopied versions of articles written by Tom Byrne. Newspaper1513
This folder contains notes, newspaper articles, and various articles about Chemung County.Notes1601
This folder contains newspaper articles from local Elmira papers.Newspaper1602
This folder contains miscellaneous papers including correspondence to Tom Byrne, notes, and receipts. Papers1603
This folder contains various papers including correspondence, notes, and articles by Tom Byrne.Papers1604
This folder contains miscellaneous correspondence, notes, letters, and cards for Tom Byrne.Papers1605
This folder contains correspondence to Tom Byrne and handwritten notes by Tom Byrne.Correspondence1606
This folder contains various papers that appears to be research materials for Tom Byrne.Various1607
This folder contains the newsletter "Arnot Grams" published by Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, a history of the hospital, and articles relating to the Centennial celebration of the hospital.Newsletter1608
This folder contains correspondence to Tom Byrne regarding "Chemung County 1890-1975," articles about the book, and various receipts and advertisements from local businesses.Correspondence, Newspaper1609
This folder contains notes, edits,drafts of sections, and preparations for publishing "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne.Notes1610
This folder contains forms to apply for copyright for the book "Chemung County 1890-1975," a letter detailing errors in the book, and an outline of the format of the book.Forms1611
This folder contains corrections to the book "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne.Corrections1612
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