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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 TitleMC 17 Theater CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByLee Kiesling
AbstractInventory still in process.

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Program - Grand Pedestrian Tournament, managed by Daniel O'Leary with music by The Emmet Band,Academy of Music, 1886. Single sheet. ProgramG0812
Program - Concert, by the New York Philharmonic Society, conducted by Josef Stransky, New York State Armory, January 10, 1913. Multi-page booklet.ProgramG0901
Program - Tenor John McCormack, presented by the Tingle Concert Series, New York State Armory, April 25, 1916. Single sheet.ProgramG0902
Program - Geraldine Farrar, presented by The Tingle Concert Series, New York State Armory, October 2, 1920. Multi-page booklet.ProgramG0903
Program - The Cantata of Esther, presented by The Elmira Philharmonic Society, Stancliff Hall, February 17, 1869. Single sheet, folded.ProgramG0904
Program - Marble Heart, starring Edwin Adams, managed by Henry E. Abbey, Stancliff Hall, October 2,1876.ProgramG0905
Program - Concert by Professor DeBona's Italian Orchestra, Stancliff Hall, November 9, 1872. Single sheet.ProgramG0906
Program - Band Concert, directed by A.F.Hager, New York State Reformatory (N.Y.S.R.), November 28, 1901.ProgramG1001
Program - The Macfarland Troupe, A. Macfarland, proprietor, Pattinson Hall November 12, 1851. Single sheet.ProgramG1003
Program - Concert by a trio of artists, The New Recital Hall, D.S. Andrus and Co.,November 16,1912. Single sheet.ProgramG1004
Program - Blind Justice, starring Clara Morris;The Messenger Boy, starring Castlellat and Hall; the Three de Rigny Sisters; Dixiescope and Erich Miller, Dixie's New Market Street Theatre, January 7-12, 1901ProgramG1005
Program - Concert, Vocal, with Marie Gibson, Mark Baker, and others, Mascot Skating Rink, May 14, 1885. Single sheet.ProgramG1006
Program - Concert, directed by G.F. Hulslander, Musical Convention, Southport, Chemung Co., March 15-20. 1869.ProgramG1007
Program - Concert, directed by G.F. Hulslander, Musical Convention, Southport, Chemung Co., March 15-20. 1869.ProgramG1007
Program - The Thousand Dollar Husband, starring Blanche Sweet, Behind the Lines with Harry Carey, The Gutter Magdalene with Fannie Ward; and Her Vow Fulfilled with Billie Burke, The Regent Theatre (Paramount Pictures), the week of October 2, 1916. Booklet.ProgramG1008
Program - Concert by the Union Glee, Banjo, and Mandolin Club, Elmira College Chapel, November 24, 1910. Folded sheet.ProgramG1009
Program - Concert by The Union Glee, Banjo, and Mandolin Clubs, Elmira College Chapel, November 27, 1913. Folded sheet.ProgramG1010
Program - Elmira's Diamond Jubilee Historical Pageant, sponsored by the Elmira Association of Commerce, Dunn Municipal Stadium, June 29, 1939. Folded sheet.ProgramG1011
Program - Piano Recital, by the pupils of Florence J. Brooks, Trinity Club House, May 16, 1950. Single sheet.ProgramG1012
Program - Piano recital, by the pupils of Miss Florence Brooks, Trinity Club House, May 23, 1950. Single sheet.ProgramG1013
Program - Centennial Baptist Church Sociable, Tea Party, National Hall, February 11, 1916. single sheet.ProgramG1014
Program - Concert, La France Band, featuring Mrs A. F. Gibson, Professor Cramer, 1880-1890. Single sheet.ProgramG1015
Program - L'Aiglon by Edmund Rostand, read by H. Alphonso Steigner and Concert by Mulcare's Elmira band, directed by Ralph R. Mulcare, auspices of the Visiting Nurse Association, Assembly Chamber, City Hall, November 4, 1901. Single sheet foldedProgramG1016
Program - Concert, Elmira Troubadours, with Julius Ormay, piano and Charles S. Sellen, baritone. Baptist Church Sunday School rooms, June 29,1891. Program. 2 copies.ProgramG1017
Programs - LaFrance Band Open Air Concert: August 31 & September 7, 1882. ProgramsG1018
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