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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.

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Collection TitleCL 33 Norman J. Thompson CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button
Date Completed:May 2009
Scope:The Norman J. Thompson Collections contains diaries and notebooks from 1873 to 1917; correspondence from 1888 to 1940; assorted legal documents from the 1880s through the 1920s; Thompson family photographs, 1880s through the 1920s; as well as miscellaneous booklets, programs and pamphlets.
Extent1 linear foot

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Watercolor by Henry Du Mars.Watercolor010701
Program, Park Church Childerns Day Program, June 12, 1921.Program010801
Album The Park Church Centennial Album 1846 to 1946Album010802
Program, The Park Church Children's Day Service June 11, 1950.Program010803
(3) Stock Certificates for shares of the Pine Bluff Water & Light Company owned by N.J.Thompson, 1888.Certificates0109
Obituary, P.M.Noble Craig (Son of Marshall and Lillie Wathall) October 2, 1875.Obituary011001
Obituary, P.M.Noble Craig (Son of Marshall and Lillie Wathall) October 2, 1875.Obituary011001
Obituary, Mrs. Lillian M. Walthall Sunday at 5.30 Member of Park Church.Obituary011002
Obituary, Mrs. Elizabeth Craig, Wife of Noble Craig. April 12, 1887.Obituary011003
Ledger, On Boilers and Business in New York City 1862.Ledger011004
Blotters, State Forest Service, Smokey the Bear Prevent Woods Fires.Blotter011006
Post Card,(French) to Lucy Rath Rathbun, Annie S.Henry and Mary E. Abbott.Post Card011007
Pamphlet, Crystal Place Medal Mills, Patented December, 1850.Pamphlet011008
Poster, R.B.Smith, Grain Cleaners Elmira, New York. September, 1859Poster011009
Card, N.J.Thompson & Company. April 10.Card, 011010
Letter, To Brother, January 2, 1915.Letter011011
Letter, To Mrs. Helen Humiston, January 2, 1915.Letter011012
Deed,Josephine S. Clark and Josephine S. Cook Pashley to Jerone Thompson a Parcel of Land in the town of Elmira. May 25, 1920.Deed0120635
Photographs of John Cooper; R.R. Carpenter; Cynthia Newcomb Tyler, Arthur Waterbury; Norman J. Thompson; Lillian Marie Tyler Thompson; Ida Langdon; unidentified people. Photographs020001
Photographs of the N.J. Thompson & Co. building at the Corner of Market & Exchange; N.J. Thompson & Co. employees. Photographs020002
Photographs of the exterior and grounds of the Thompson Family home, 458 West Water Street, Elmira.Photographs020003
Photographs of the Adelphia Sorority, 1934; Hoffman Street (#11) School class of 1930; Miss Norton Kindergarten students; School on The Knoll students. Photographs020004
Photograph of the Mark Twain Study at Quarry Farm, May 5, 1922.Photograph020005
Photograph of 424 West Gray Street.Photograph020006
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