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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 TitleMC 23 TransportationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:August 2007
Extent2.5 Linear Feet

The Transportation Collection contains information on the Chemung Canal, Feeder Canal, Railroads, Trolleys, Steamboats and Automobiles.

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Timetables for the Route of Scenic Beauty between New York, Buffalo and Points West on the Lackawanna Railroad, effective on the following dates: July 1944; April 1945; January 1949. TimetableC0502
Handbill - Illustration of the Fabled Dog in the Manger, information regarding Stephen T. Arnot's blockade of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Station, 1882. (2 copies)HandbillC0801
Account of the travels of S. Lancer Stone, land & tax agent, on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, 1882-1883.DocumentC0802
Certificate from the New York Secretary of State certifying that the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad has filled out the necessary paperwork to operate in New York State, October 15, 1892.Certificate C0803
Menu for the dining car on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, ca. 1920s.MenuC0804
Jay Schoonover's scrapbook documenting the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad viaduct project, 1929-1930.ScrapbookC0805
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Proposed Elimination of Grade Crossings at Elmira, N.Y. Reference Points for Original & Bench Marks, February 25, 1932.BookletC0806
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad List of Officers, Agents, Stations, Equipment and Facilities, etc., July 1, 1935.BookletC0807
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Local and Joint (Rail-Motor) Passenger Tariff No. 4-F, effective January 1, 1953.BookletC0808
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Tax Table B-1 for Compiling United States Tax on Passenger Transportation, April 1, 1954. BookletC0809
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Local Table No. B of Increases for One-Way Fares, January 25, 1957.BookletC0810
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Conductors' Mid-Week Excursion Tariff No. 3, January 25, 1957.BookletC0811
Booklet - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Special Conductors' Tariff EP36-14 for Collection of Through Fares from Passengers Un-provided with Tickets Between Principal Stations, February 11, 1957.BookletC0812
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Conductors' envelope for tickets, etc., November 25, 1957.EnvelopeC0813
Booklet - Comprehensive Survey of the Real Property Holdings of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad as prepared by First Marketing Corporation of Newark, New Jersey, 1960.BookletC0814
Envelope - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad stationery, ca. 1950s.EnvelopeC0814
Timetable for the Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad, December 13, 1885.TimetableD0101
Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad Company Statement for the Month Form, ca. 1890s.FormD0102
A profile of the Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad Company showing elevations above sea level at many points along the line from Elmira to Camden, NY and sections of track which have been abandoned. DocumentD0103
Business correspondence between George Edgell, president of the Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad Company, and E.P. Wilbur, president of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, 1891-1894. CorrespondenceD0104
Tickets for the Lehigh Valley Railroad, no date.TicketD0201
Special ten day Worlds Fair Excursion Ticket, Lehigh Valley Railroad, 1893.TicketD0202
Booklet - The Worlds Fair: What to see, How to go, Lehigh Valley Railroad, 1933.BookletD0203
Booklet - How the Lehigh Valley Railroad Can Serve You in Chicago, Lehigh Valley Railroad, 1933.BookletD0204
Lehigh Valley Rarilroad schedule of trains between New York Philadelphia and Easton Bethlehem Allentown Wilkes-Barre Ithaca Geneva Rochester Buffalo Niagara Falls and Toronto, Lehigh Valley Railroad, 1952.TimetableD0205
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