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Collection TitleCL 08 J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:September 20, 2007
Extent1.5 linear feet

CL 08 - J. Arthur Kieffer Collection contains family photographs, histories and articles written by the Chemung County Historian, "Archie" Kieffer.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Women of Chemung County.Article050204
The History of Route 17 from 1800 to Today.Article050205
History of the Weather in Elmira.Article050206
History of the Big Elm.Article050207
Remembrances of Pearl Harbor, 2003.Article050208
History Outline of the United States Cavalry.Article050209
History of Bridges in Chemung County, 2002.Article050210
The Chemung River, 2001.Article050211
What My Mother Gave to Me.Article050212
The American Red Cross - A Most Important Human Rights Organization, 2000.Article050213
Woodlawn Cemetery.Article050214
Lecture given on Veteran's Day, 2006.Article050215
Mosher's Cowboys.Article050216
History of the Gypsies.Article 050217
Chemung County Courthouse Chronology.Article050218
Cemeteries Link History of the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries.Article050219
History of Cemeteries.Article050220
Queen EstherArticle050221
The 10th NY Calvalry Regiment, Called the Porter Guard.Article050223
Autobiography of J. Arthur Kieffer, September 2006.Article050224
Knoll CemeteryArticle050225
List of Introductions, flowers which J. Arthur Kieffer developed.List050301
Lecture on World War II given at the Big Flats American Legion March 12, 2005.Article050302
Bus Trip Lecture on World War II Industries in Elmira.Article050303
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