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Manuscript Library

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 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
Tinkers410-080
Coach USA Center Arena410-083
Weaving & Dyeing410-085
Strathmont415-100
Rathbone Estate - see also Strathmont415-100
Strathmont Controversy415-150
Communication420-125
Radio & Ham Radio420-126
Nine One One (911) Emergency Telephone System420-150
Telegraph420-175
Telephone420-180
Chemung Basin River Trail423-100
Chemung Basin River Trail423-100
Hungerford Rocket Car425-005
Automobiles of the past425-005
Tractors425-015
Tractors425-015
Bicycles425-025
Bus Lines425-050
Chemung County Transit System425-060
Freight425-075
Motrocycle425-077
Transportation-River425-080
Bertha Taylor (Ferry)425-080
Ferries425-080
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