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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 04 Organizaton and ClubsCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySarah E. Burr
Date Completed:7/20/07
Extent4.5 linear feet
Date Span1829-2000

The Organizations and Clubs Collection includes a variety of documents, such as record books, constitutions and by-laws, and event invitations, for many of Elmira's historical organizations and clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Masonic Union Lodge.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Newsletter - "Hendrik Hudson Log," Regional Committee of the New York Girl Scouts, stating the Elmira and Corning Councils will be the hostesses for the 14th Annual Conference at the Mark Twain Hotel, February 1933.NewsletterB0307
Program - Girl Scout Golden Eaglet Rally held at Southside High School, February 23, 1933.ProgramB0308
Booklet - Girl Scouts booklet advertising as to why they should get support from the people of the community, 1930-1980.BookletB0309
Handbill - Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Open Registration, 2010.HandbillB0310
Handbill - Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways History & Archives Committee questionnaire, 2012. HandbillB0311
Magazine - "Wohelo: The Camp Fire Girls Magazine" Christmas edition, December 1917.MagazineB0401
Book - The Book of the Camp Fire Girls, 1925BookB0402
Program - Junior Achievement of Chemung County 15th Anniversary Celebration, November 9, 1978.ProgramB0501
Booklet - Junior Achievement: 25 Years of Excellence in Economic Education pamphlet, 1988.BookletB0502
Program - Futures Unlimited Banquet sponsored by the Junior Achievement of Chemung County, April 7, 1998.ProgramB0503
Book - Lambda Sigma Songs, copyrighted by the Lambda Sigma Fraternity, September 1, 1911.BookB0601
Booklet - "The Brown Book of the Lambda Sigma Fraternity," the revised constitution of the fraternity, September 1, 1912.BookletB0602
Booklet - Directory of the Lambda Sigma Fraternity, a collection of members from all over the United States, September 1914.BookletB0603
Magazine - "The Blue and White" Golden Jubilee Issue, printed by the Lambda Sigma Fraternity, May 1942.MagazineB0604
Program - April in Paris dance hosted by Lambda Sigma with Dick Hamlin's Orchestra at the Mark Twain Hotel, April 17, 1954. ProgramB0605
Invitation to the 10th Annual Dance hosted by the Alpha Omega Chapter of the K.E. Club, held at the Masonic Hall, April 6, 1923.InvitationB0701
Program - Thirty-Sixth Annual K.E. Convention held at various locations in Elmira, November 25-27, 1926.ProgramB0702
Program - Thirty-Sixth Annual K.E. Convention Banquet 1926 held at the Hotel Langwell, November 27, 1926.ProgramB0703
Program - K.E. Mistletoe Ball sponsored by the K.E. Society, held at the Mark Twain Hotel, December 25, 1950.ProgramB0704
Program - K.E. Mistletoe Ball sponsored by the K.E. Society, held at the Mark Twain Hotel, December 25, 1951.ProgramB0706
Program - "K.E. White Xmas Formal," sponsored by the K.E. Society, held at the Mark Twain Hotel, December 25, 1953.ProgramB0707
Program - Kappa Alpha Christmas Banquet menu and toasts, held at Rathbun House, December 26, 1892.ProgramB0801
Handbill - Young America's Favorites: Ozzie Nelson and his Orchestra, sponsored by the Theta Phi Fraternity at the Grotto Park Ball Room, April 14, 1936.HandbillB0802
Program - Isham Jones and his World Famous Orchestra, sponsored by the Alpha Zeta Fraternity, May 2, 1936.ProgramB0803
Program - Lambda Tau Chapter Theta Phi Fraternity presents Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters, held at the Grotto Ballroom in Elmira, March 4, 1940. ProgramB0804
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