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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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Memorandum - Genesee Region Health Planning Council, September 24, 1973, to members from C.L. Townsend, Jr. regarding the newsletter members did not receive because of an outdated mailing list.MemorandumC0528
Newsletter - Genesee Region Health Planning Council, 1973. Topic: "To Bed or Not to Bed? there is no question!". Also an update of emergency communications.NewsletterC0529
Memorandum - Genesee Region Family Planning Program, To: Members of the Chemung County CHP Committee, November 7, 1972 regarding the review of Planned Parenthood of the Southern Tier, Inc.MemorandumC0532
Document - Genesee Region Health Planning Program, Inc., detailed budget for employees, supplies, travel, telephone, rent, and other expenses.DocumentC0533
Document - Planned Parenthood of the Southern Tier, detailed budget listing salaries, patient care, travel, supplies, and other costs.DocumentC0534
Document - Planned Parenthood of the Southern Tier, Inc. Costs to operate the program for the year April 1, 1973 - March 31, 1974 are $226,920. Also contains a description of the project and locations of Planned Parenthood.DocumentC0535
Document - Two photocopies of the front of a folder holding a list of the workman who built the Chemung County Health Center, and the complete cost of construction.DocumentC0601
Documents - Chemung County Health Center. A listing of costs, workers, contractors, etc. involved in the building of the Health Center.DocumentsC0602
Booklet - Sanitary Survey of the City of Elmira, New York, written by Pauline Coonel and Marian Williams in May, 1932.BookletC0701
Envelope - To the Mayor of Elmira from the Metropolitan Board of Health, State of New York (date unknown).EnvelopeC0701
Directory - Of Welfare and Health Agencies in Chemung County, New York, 1948.DirectoryC0702
Booklets - Chemung County Health Department Annual Report: 1979, 1980. BookletsC0703
Program - Dedication of the Peter A. Chalk Pavilion, Chemung County Department of Health, December 6, 1996. ProgramC0705
Letter - From the Office of the Metropolitan Board of Health, September 10, 1867, to the Mayor of Elmira, New York. It discusses public health in different cities and the opinion that in exchange of reports between health authorities would promote common security.LetterC0802
Letters - Elmira Board of Health, May 9, 1917 addressed to Assemblyman Robert P. Bush and another addressed to Senator M. S. Halliday. The letters are meant to draw their attention to the proposed ammendment to Legislative Bills Nos. 1789 and 2074.LettersC0803
Booklet - Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, 1888 - 1968. Giving the history, doctors, beds, financial information, and miscellanious about the hospital.BookletD0101
Booklet - American Cancer Society, 1947. It contains information on the preparation of dressings for patients suffering from cancer.BookletD0201
Document - American Cancer Society, 1949, addressed to Mrs. Brayton. A carbon copy, listing the Articles for The Chemung County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, New York State Division.DocumentD0202
Annual Report - Visiting Nurse and Tuberculosis Association, 16th Annual Report, 1949 - 1950; listing Officers and Board Members, the Christmas Seal Year, where the money came from, where the money went, the Visiting Nurse Year and the Basis of Payment.Annual ReportD0203
Newsletter - Visiting Nurse and Tuberculosis Association, Elmira, New York, 1952 - 1953. NewsletterD0204
Booklet - Visiting Nurse and Tuberculosis Association. A Directory of Service for Heart Patients compiled by the Chemung County Heart Committee of the Association, 1953.BookletD0205
Booklet - Chemung County Heart Branch of the Southern Tier Heart Association. It gives information about the "Shockmobile".BookletD0206
Pamphlet - American Cancer Society. Describes what the Society does, their services, research, structure, volunteers, etc.PamphletD0207
Newsletter - Planned Parenthood of the Southern Tier, Winter, 1979. NewsletterD0208
Newsletter - Chemung County Association For Retarded Citizens (ARC), spring, 1990. NewsletterD0209
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