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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 TitleVF Subject FilesCreatorBooth Library
Processed By
Date Updated:May 2007
Extent4 linear feet (4 file cabinets)
AbstractSubject files contain newspaper clippings and other documents regarding historic events, buildings, wars, public locations and other miscellaneous information on Chemung County.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Residences, Historic (Chemung County)382-000
807 Euclid Ave, Elmira382-000
Baden-Baden (Owena Springs)385-050
Mayfair Diner390-050
Newtown Creek Watershed - Sullivan Dam - Hoffman Creek Dam395-100
Hoffman Creek Dam395-100
Newtown Creek395-120
Dams - River Dams395-120
Chemung County Early Settlers400-010
Settlers Western NY400-020
Bartram, John - Journal 1743400-030
Zeisberger's Journal400-040
Gateways Community Living Program405-000
Alcoholism - Halfway House - see also City Rescue Mission405-004
ARC residence, 525 Liberty St., Elmira405-008
ARC - Assoc for Retarded Citizens405-008
Arctic League405-012
Blind Association, Southern Tier405-016
Capabilities, Incorporated405-020
Chemung County Habitat for Humanity405-024
Chemung County Task Force405-028
Child Care (Nursery)405-036
Cope House405-040
Craig Developmental Center405-044
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