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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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Collection TitleCL 03 Georgianna Palmer Estate PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki
Date Completed:September 2007
Terms:Include but not limited to: Palmer, Georgianna; Palmer, Anna Campbell; Palmer, Mrs. George Archibald; Force, Albert; Palmer, Sally; Langdon, Ida; Langdon, Jervis; Stuart, Anna M.
Scope:Boxes 1 and 4 contain writings, correspondence relating to Georgianna Palmer and her mother Anna Campbell Palmer (Mrs. George Archibald Palmer), Boxes 2 and 3 are photographs.
Extent1.5 linear feet
Date Span1863-1966
AbstractThe Georgianna Palmer collection contains letters of members of the Palmer Family, Published material, and family photographs.

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letter from Georgianna's sister Sally to their mother. correspondence0132
letter to family from Sallycorrespondence0132
letter to Mother from Sally dated August 16, 1895correspondence0133
letter to Papa dated August 9, 1985correspondence0133
letter sent from Sally to family, sent November 23, 1910correspondence0133
letter to Mother from Sally dated August 11, 1895correspondence0133
letter to Georgianna from Sally dated October 16, 1909correspondence0133
letter to family dated October 21, 1909 from Sally in New York. correspondence0133
letter to Mama from Sally dated August 13, 1895correspondence0133
letter to Mother dated August 8, 1895correspondence0133
letter to Papa dated August 14, 1895correspondence0133
letter from Sally to her family sent November 23, 1910correspondence0133
letter from Sally to Georgianna sent October 13, 1909correspondence0133
Thursday Morning Musicales sponsored Elmira Community Concert Assoc. listing the artists who have appeared from 1935-1956. program0134
recital program from the A.Y Cornell Summer School of Vocal Instruction in Guilford, Connecticut on August 1, 1907booklet0134
invitation to a fancy masquerade at the Federation Hall.invitation0134
program for a musicale with the pupils of Georgianna Palmer on December 31, 1901program0134
Georgianna's passport dated June 11, 1932. Passport #521426passport0135
Passport #557406 dated May 12, 1928.passport0135
manuscript entitled "Is Genius a Justifier?"manuscript0136
Handmade "postcard" dated February 8, 1922 showing Al Force and Peggy Lang Cornell at the Lyceum Theater in Elmira. postcard0137
Letter to Georgianna from Albert, with handmade crossword puzzle attached. letter0137
Letter to Anna from Albert Force. letter0137
Christmas card from Albert Force with a picture of a house inside. christmas card0137
New Year's card from Albert Force. holiday card0137
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