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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

Collection TitleMC 78 William Cooper CollectionCreator
Processed ByMing Zhang
Date Completed:October 18, 2007
Extent.5 linear feet


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Letter Richard and Martha Cherry to Mrs. Alcinor Cherry (Elmira) March 7, 1835LetterA40
Letter Jehial W. Goltuy to George Humphey (Fairport) june 22, 1843LetterA41
Letter Charles S. Little to Fredwell O. Scudder (Post Corners) June 22, 1844LetterA42
Letter Samuel Portridge to Asa Bliver, citing letter to Mr. Bliva from Silas Biclings. August 26, 1848Letter A43
2 Letters Harry D. Rice to W.G. Fargo and W.G. Fargo to J. Livingston ca. 1851LettersA44
Letter Joe Davis to S.S. Taylor, Esq. April 23, 1865, re. Lincoln AssassinationLetterA45
Letter A.W. Swift March 3, 1869 to William Gibson, Elmira, NYLetterA46
Letter William j. Dounce and Co. (Elmira) to client re: Lehigh coal and Iron market September 24, 1879LetterA47
Covers, Assorted Elmira institutions, ca 1890-1903DocumentA48
Letter from Harriet L. Ten Broeck to Mr. A.B. Sliter regarding mortage documents, February 13, 1899. LetterA4801
Letters to Herman Kluge from various family and friendsLettersA49
Report ms history of the Harwood Badger family. From 1835 to the late 18th centuryDocumentA50
Letter Louise Welles Murray to Dr. Booth, September 6, 1929 with notes regarding military.LetterA51
Report regarding southern Tier Lecture AssociationDocumentA52
Misc - Elisha M. Van AkenMiscA53
Certificate of appointment for E.M. Van Aken as bugler of Company A, 87th Regiment of the New York National Guard, October 1, 1863.CertificateA5301
Misc document and papers - Charles Van AkenMiscA55
Receipt Jonathan Ford to Dr. Wiliam Williams, Utica, June 2, 1823DocumentA58
Return of the town meeting of Troy township, March 11, 1827DocumentA59
Note of Oliver Brown to pay Isaac $15.50 on or before March 25, 1827DocumentA60
Receipt for Cornelius maston pd. on bond of B. Brown, B.W. Hazard and Charles McHenry Feburary 27, 1819DocumentA61
Loomis Family DocumentsDocumentsA62
Card of Water St. Elmira ca 1905DocumentA63
Cards, Postal, Receipts ca. 1881-1884 DocumentA64
Letter from John Hendy to David Conkling concerning the sale of land, April 27, 1819. LetterA6601
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