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Collection TitleCL 08 J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:September 20, 2007
Extent1.5 linear feet

CL 08 - J. Arthur Kieffer Collection contains family photographs, histories and articles written by the Chemung County Historian, "Archie" Kieffer.

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Known Facts of the Chemung County Fairgrounds and its Buildings.Article050304
Harris HillArticle050306
Musical Culture in Elmira.Article050307
A Narrative of Golf in the Life of J. Arthur Kieffer.Article050308
Lecture given on the Retired Teachers of Chemung County, February 14, 2007.Article050309
Origin of Town Names.Article050310
Lake Street Presbyterian ChurchArticle050311
The Mystery of St. Patrick's Church.Article050312
J. Arthur Kieffer's Instruction regarding his office.Instructions050313
J. Arthur Kieffer's Autobiography, July 2007.Article050314
List of Article written by J. Arthur Kieffer found in the Chemung Historical Journal.List050315
Biography of Brinton Paine. Copy of a published booklet.Booklet050316
Col. Brinton Paine, Early Settler of Newtown.Article050317
Genealogical Information on the Kieffer Family.Booklet050401
The Davis Family Connections.Article050402
History of Bridges in Chemung County, 2002.Article050403
Cemeteries Link History of the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries.Article050404
Biography on Charlie Atkin.Article050405
Erin Town History, 1999.Article050406
The J. Arthur Kieffer Story: 8 Decades of Life.Article050407
Lecture on Historical Markers & Monuments in Chemung County, March 15, 2001.Article050408
Rufus Stanley Biography by Ryan Orton.Article050409
The Mission Statement of St. Peter & Paul's CemeteryArticle050410
The Underground RailroadArticle050411
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