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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 archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleMC 39 CommunicationsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThis collection contains materials relating to Chemung County newspapers as well as other communications industries. 


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklets -Familiar Sights & Scenes in The Office of the Elmira Telegram, ca. 1890. (3 copies)BookletA0504
Booklet - Elmira Telegram, the Newsboy's Greeting, New Year 1891.BookletA0505
Receipt - moneys paid to W.E. Turney, distributor, for a subscription to the Elmira Sunday Telegram, January 13, 1892.ReceiptA0506
Receipt - for payment of Mr. J.L Easton's subscription to the The Evening News, January 29, 1898.ReceiptA0601
Envelope - The Elmira Herald, postmarked July 11, 1917.EnvelopeA0602
Envelope - The Elmira Herald, self-adressed.EnvelopesA0603
Letter - from the Labor Argus to Southern Tier Businessmen regarding advertising, August 1, 1885.Letter A0604
Recipt - for payment of L. Carr's subscription to the Husbandman, October 17, 1888.ReceiptA0605
Invoice - for the cost of an advertisement for the Bethesda Sanitarium run by the Chemung Advertising Agency, June 16, 1904. InvoiceA0606
Program - Elmira Press Club Annual Meeting, Hotel Rathbun, 1911.ProgramA0701
"The Supplement" from the Elmira Gazette, sveal copies covering he year 1881, with at least one page size lithograph for each month as well as printed articles.Newspaper SupplementA0701
Booklet - Press Club Songster, 1911.BookletA0702
Program - Annual Pan Roast of the Elmira Press Club, Hotel Rathbun, March 30, 1912. ProgramA0703
Press Passes & Identification Cards - (10) Thomas Wrigley, 1920s.Identification CardA0801
Business Card - Marlen E. Pew, editor and general manager International News Service, ca. 1920s.Business CardA0802
Robert & Linn Luce Press Clipping Bureau, clippings for December 1897, mostly concerning the price of milk.DocumentsA09
Booklet - The Greatest Show On Mirth: Dutch Masters Minstrels, on the air Tuesday Nights over the National Broadcasting System (NBC), 1929.BookletA1001
Script for comedy radio program on WESG radio, ca. 1930s.ScriptA1002
Program - WELM-CBS Radio Center Open House, May 22, 1960.ProgramA1003
Booklet - Radio WELM Elmira Community Club Awards 4th Campaign, January 2-April 29, 1961.BookletA1004
Booklet - Senior Notebook of the Air, WENY radio, ca. 1990s.BookletA1005
Handbill - "Where to Go & What to See," radio program with arts and entertainment news for the Southern Tier hosted by Tom Weidemann, 2010. HandbillA1006
History and mission of the Frank E. Gannett Foundation, ca. 1970s. DocumentA1101
Report on the state of Chemung County churches following the 1972 flood. DocumentA1102
Letters from the Community Chest of Chemung County and Elmira College to the Gannett Foundation thanking them for their financial support, September 1972. Correspondence A1103
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