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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.

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Collection TitleMC 37 Arts/ Music/ HumanitiesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards, Lee Kiesling
Date Completed:May 17, 2007
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1865-present

The Arts/ Music/ Humanities collection contains a wide range of material, such as documents, booklets and sheet music (which can be found in boxes D through F).  Institutions of mention in this collection are: Arnot Art Museum, Strathmont Museum, Steele Memorial Library, Tanglewood, the Browning Club, the Elmira Community Concert Association and the Thursday Morning Musicales.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Handbill - Southport Historical Society. Southport's Golden Harvest, Saturday, October 27, 1990, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.HandbillB0105
Handbill - Southport Historical Society, Elmira, New York. An invitation to an old-fashion spectacular Southport Sunday, March 10, 1991, at the Southport Fire Station on Cedar Street from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Includes the menu showing Spaghetti and Meatballs.HandbillB0106
Handbill - Horseheads Cultural Center and Historical Society, Inc., 1992 (Zim Center). Discusses Horseheads history, including the story of The Valley of Horse's Heads.HandbillB0107
Program - Ashland Historical Society. Program for the dedication of the Elmira, Corning, and Waverly Railway, Seely Creek Substation, on Saturday, September 13, 2003.ProgramB0108
Handbill - Vietnam Veterans of America Museum: Chapter 803, on 1200 Davis Street at Grant Street in Elmira, New York. Gives the operating hours.HandbillB0109
Newsletter - Erin Historical Society Newsletter, P.O. Box 138, Erin, New York, for Winter/Spring 2010.NewsletterB0110
Invitation - Town of Veteran Historical Society, 2010 Quilt Committee, for the presentation of "The Quilt Project", on Monday, September 27, 2010 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., at The Town Hall.InvitationB0111
Calendar - Ashland Historical Society, for the year 2011.CalendarB0112
Newsletter - Southport Historical Society, Pine City, New York, for January/February, 2011.NewsletterB0113
Handbill - Erin Irish Festival, March 12, 2011 - Erin, New York, at the Erin Historical Museum, 1407 Breesport Road, Erin, New York from 10 AM - 4 PM.HandbillB0114
Handbill - Wings of Eagles Discovery Center, 343 Daniel Zenker Drive, Horseheads, New York. Advertising the Twin Tier Mustang Group, meeting on Sunday, May 8 at 10 A.M.HandbillB0116
Brochure - Horseheads Historical Society Museum, Zim Center, Horseheads, New York; giving information about how Horseheads got its name.BrochureB0118
Invitation to a John W. Jones Museum volunteer recognition reception at the Rufus Turner House, September 11, 2001.InvitationB0119
Handbills - Festival of Women in the Arts for March, 2008; March, 2009; March, 2010; March, 2011; giving a list of events.HandbillsB0201
Programs - Festival of Women in the Arts for the following years: March, 2008; March, 2008; March,2010; March, 2012. ProgramsB0202
Postcard - Festival of Women in the Arts; presents "The Feminine", Visual Arts Show, March 5 - April 9, 2010; "Opening Reception, Friday, March 5, 2010. PostcardB0203
Program - Festival of Women in the Arts 2010. J.S. Bach and the Ladies, February 28, 2010, at the First Presbyterian Church, Horseheads, New York.ProgramB0204
Thank you note - Festival of Women in the Arts, March, 2010. From the Cantata singers for the generous support of the 2010 Festival of Women in the Arts, signed by Susan Nagle.Thank you noteB0205
Handbill - Festival of Women in The Arts, 2011. Vicie Rolling in "Airport Elocutions" at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport March 4,11,14,18,21,25,2011.HandbillB0206
Program - Festival of Women in the Arts event, 2011. "Salute Your Favorite Women In History!!!" Celebrate Women's History at the Chemung Valley Historical Museum. ProgramB0207
Program - A Festival of Women in the Arts Event, "Salute Your Favorite Women in History!" on Thursday, March 1, 2012, 6:00 - 8:30 PM, at the Chemung Valley History Museum, Elmira, New York.ProgramB0208
Letter - Festival of Women in the Arts. A letter from Rita Rhodes regarding participation in the forum of "Local Literary Ladies", part of the Fifth Annual Festival of Women in the Arts, March 10, 2012, at the Steele Memorial Library.LetterB0209
Booklet - Timelessness: A Collection of Poems by Miriam Biatch, ca. 2000s.BookletB0301
Program - The Browning Club, Elmira, New York, 1898 - 1899. Gives the names of the Officers, the Constitution, and the schedule for October 18, 1898 - April 18, 1899.ProgramB0401
Calendars - The Browning Club of Elmira, New York, founded September, 1898. The Calendar for 1900 - 1901, Calendar for 1901 - 1902 (2), Calendar for 1902 - 1903.CalendarsB0402
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