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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

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CodeCollection TitleDocument Count
CL 38Smith Irwin & Co. Collection53
CL 194Southern Tier Tobacco Awareness Coalition Collection117
CL 183Southside High School Class of 1945 Collection22
CL 165Southside High School Collection83
MC 56St. Casimir’s/ Polish National Association Collection27
CL 39St. Luke’s Church Collection25
SCStereographic Cards57
CL 15Strathmont Museum Records15
VFSubject Files1492
CL 67Swartz Family Scrapbook Collection 3
CL 37Temple B’Nai Israel369
CL 32Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Collection1294
MC 41The Elmira Floods55
CL 111The Sorosis Club of Elmira Records93
MC 17Theater Collection1671
MC 40Thomas Beecher/ Beecher Family50
CL 89Thomas Mifflin Perry Papers41
CL 04Thomas-Rockwell Collection26
CL 95Thrift Sunshine Circle Records17
CL 65Thursday Morning Musicales Collection286
CL 134Timbrell Land Surveys5
TBTom Byrne Collection308
TFTown File107
MC 11Trade Cards/ Greeting Cards/ Manuals443
MC 23Transportation390
CL 190Trinity Episcopal Church Collection195
CL 171Tuthill Family Collection5
CL 98U.S.S. Chemung Papers106
CL 136United Baptist Church Collection683
MC 61Utilities23
CL 16Van Aken Glass Plate Negative Collection742
CL 73Van Vleet Papers29
CL 112Veterans’ History Papers1
CL 176Virginia McGill Kersetetter Papers5
MC 03War Collection725
CL 139Way Family Scrapbooks49
CL 62Wednesday Morning Club Collection394
MC 46Welles Family168
CL 179Wellsburg Christ Episcopal Church Collection11
CL 181Westminster Prebyterian Church Collection41
MC 78William Cooper Collection151
MC 12William Lacey Collection64
CL 13Williamson Family Papers53
CL 109Willison Family Collection24
MC 44Wright Family31
MC 55Zim Collection34
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