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Collection TitleMC 22 CelebrationsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards, Owen Dean, Rachel Dworkin
Date Completed:Winter 2006-2007
Provenance:

The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals.

Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1845-2010
Abstract

The Celebration Collection contains handbills, programs, invitations, tickets, booklets, correspondence, and administrative paperwork relating to various fairs, festivals and parties in Chemung County including the Elmira Historical Pageant, the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Sesquicentennial, and the Chemung County Bicentennial.



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Copy of the Chemung County Bicentennial Commission By-Laws.LetterC0531
Book - Chemung County Bicentennial Coloring Book by Donna Miska, 1976. BookC1401
Brochure for the Mobilization Meeting of Historical and Choral Divisions in the New York State Sullivan-Clinton Sesqui-Centennial Pageant of Decision, August 19, 1929.BrochureA0202
Program for the Chemung County Sesquicentennial Parade, June 14, 1986.ProgramA0207
Packet containing: a letter describing the Steele Memorial Library's Sesquicentennial Founders Program, an Application Form, a listing of Ancestors Living in Chemung County in 1836, a listing of Descendants Presently Living in Chemung County, a listing of Descendants Presently Living Outside Chemung County, and a form entitled "I Found a Mistake in the Preliminary List.DocumentsB0101
Booklet: Steele Memorial Library 1986 Founder's Project: A Report for the Chemung County Sesquicentennial Commission, Director James Sleeth.BookletB0102
Booklet: The Book Shelf for Boys and Girls from Nursery Rhyme to Grown Up Time, 1926.BookletB0104
Window Decal for Chemung County's Sesquicentennial, 1836-1986.DocumentsB0201
Listing of material collected for the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.DocumentsB0202
Listing of suggested contents for Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.DocumentsB0203
Memo on Chemung County Historical Society to all County, City, Town and Village Officials regarding the burial of the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.MemoB0204
Copy of a letter written by Mayor Stephen J. Fest, Jr. placed in the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule to be read in 2136.LetterB0205
Copy of a photograph placed in the time capsule showing Rt. 17 and Chambers Rd, Big Flats, NY.PhotographB0206
Announcement from the Chemung County Historical Society, dated March 9, 1987, inviting people to the burial of the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule and the Chemung County Court House.LetterB0207
Letter to J. Arthur Kieffer from Finley M. Steele regarding Sesquicentennial Time Capsule, Chemung County Historical Society - Sponsor dated October 3, 1986.LetterB0208
Letter to Margaret Burger, CCHS from Finley M. Steele regarding the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule dated October 3, 1986.LetterB0209
Letter to Kenneth Womelsdorf of Kennedy Valve Manufacturing Co, from Constance B. Barone, CCHS dated March 31, 1986 regarding his participation with the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.LetterB0210
Letter to Constance B. Barone, CCHS from William T. Smith, New York State Senate, dated March 21, 1986 regarding the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.LetterB0211
Letter to Constance B. Barone, CCHS from Jacqueline P. Baker, Town Clerk for the Town of Southport dated March 13, 1986 regarding the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.LetterB0212
Letter to J. Arthur Kieffer from Constance B. Barone, CCHS dated March 11, 1986 regarding the Sesquicentennial.LetterB0213
Memo from Finley M. Steele, Director of the Chemung County Sesquicentennial Commission to Chemung County Legislators, Mayors, Supervisors, and Commission Members regarding the time capsule dated March 11, 1986.MemoB0214
Memo from Finley M. Steele to Constance Barone dated March 11, 1986 regarding the time capsule.MemoB0215
Press release from the Chemung County Historical Society regarding the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule, dated March 1986.DocumentsB0216
Form letter dated February 28, 1986 from Constance B. Barone and the Chemung County Historical Society regarding the Sesquicentennial Committee.LetterB0217
Letter dated February 27, 1986 from Constance B. Barone to Finley Steele regarding the Time Capsule.LetterB0218
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