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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. 

Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at

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Three page typed list of former Rambling Club Members, and current whereabouts, probably, mid 1920's.ListA1218
Invitation dated July 7, 1926 to "All Members of the Rambling Club & Nightwalkers" to attend a gettogether on Thursdsy July 8, 1926 to "eat some Hot Dogs and other food stuffs and listen to our old friend Rufus Stanley, tell of his plans for a celebration to mark his 40 years in his chosen work".InvitationA1219
Membership lists(2 copies) of the "Foto Rambling Klub", with current addresses, probably the mid 1920's.Membership ListsA1220
Two typed pages of minutes by William Arnold, Secretary, of November 22, 1924, a reunion meeting of the Foto Rambling and Night Walker Clubs at "The Shack" at Stanley's Farm.MinutesA1221
Reunion minutes: a two page typed document: a reunion of the Foto Rambling and Night Walker Clubs at "The Shack" on Stanley's Farm on November 22, 1924. Written by William Arnold.Reunion MinutesA1221
Booklet: "Chemung County Achievement Club", dated 1925, large green "Four -H" on the cover.BookletA1301
Letter dated December 27, 1922, from Rufus Stanley thanking "President Molly"(?) for the Christmas greeting.LetterA9791
Hand made booklet titled "The Rambling-Omega--Achievement Clubs", Rufus Stanley, a second loose copy as well.BookletAo927
Anold ledger containing data of the various clubs run by Rufus Stanley: attendance at meetings,dues, places visited,etc. latest date is 1887.LedgerB0101
A log book about The Ramblinc Club containing trips made,number attending,roll call,remarks about each excursion,latest date is April 1895.Log BookB0201
Ledger containing financial records and minutes of meetings of the Group Leader Conference of the C.C.A.C., first dated July 1917.Notes about picnics and athletic events,races,etc.activities at the Stanley Farm as well.Latest report was for 1924.Many odds & ends,notes,meeting agendas,membership.etc. are folded in the front of this ledger.LedgerB0301
This document contains 5 pages about the Omega Club.Two pages describe what activities the boys pursue during the winter period, and Individual Record of the Class of 1912.DocumentB0401
Ledger: Biographical Record of Omega Achievement Club & Achievement Club, 1908-1912. Contains biographical information about Omega club members.LedgerB0501
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