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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

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A letter to Harry N. Hoffman from E.J. Pearson. The letter states that Pearson was not aware that Hoffman was the Mayor of Elmira until the announcement of Mr. Hoffman's resignation. Dated: January 6th, 1920.LetterA0457
A letter to Harry N. Hoffman from E.J. Pearson. Pearson was an old college friend of Hoffman's and is writing to him to congratulate on his success as a working man, a husband, and a successful father. Dated: February 6th, 1920.LetterA0458
A letter to Harry N. Hoffman from E.A. White, secretary of the American Rose Society. The letter is calling upon Mr. Hoffman to become a full-time member. Dated: September 22nd, 1919.LetterA0459
A letter to Harry N. Hoffman from Edmund Mills of the Syracuse Rose Society. He requests that Mr. Hoffman become a member of the American Rose Society. October 13th, 1919.LetterA0460
A report made by Mayor Harry N. Hoffman on the management of the business of the City of Elmira. It lists the expenses of the following departments of the city: police, lamp, streets, bridge and watercourse, sewers, parks, fire, pavements, play grounds, and the board of health. No dateBookletA0461
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