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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.

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Collection TitleMC 37 Arts/ Music/ HumanitiesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKimberly Richards, Lee Kiesling
Date Completed:May 17, 2007
Extent2 linear feet
Date Span1865-present

The Arts/ Music/ Humanities collection contains a wide range of material, such as documents, booklets and sheet music (which can be found in boxes D through F).  Institutions of mention in this collection are: Arnot Art Museum, Strathmont Museum, Steele Memorial Library, Tanglewood, the Browning Club, the Elmira Community Concert Association and the Thursday Morning Musicales.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Sheet Music - "Ah Love, Were I A King", by Florence Cleveland Sturdevant, sung by Jacob Sloat Fassett,Jr., published by M. Doyle Marks Co., Elmira, New York. There are two copies.Sheet MusicE0205
Sheet Music - "Which Was The More To Blame?", words and music by Albert Krug, Elmira, New York.Sheet MusicE0207
Sheet Music - "Mother,little Mother", words and music by Florence Cleveland Sturdevant. One hand-written copy, one printed copy. Sheet MusicE0208
Sheet Music - "Sweet Memory", by Jesse and Lawrence Personius, published by Personius Bros., Elmira, New York.Sheet MusicE0209
Sheet Music - Three copies of St. Omer's Commandery March, by Frank A. Remick, dedicated to St. Omer's Commandery No. 19. Published by D. S. Andrus & Company, Elmira, New York.Sheet MusicE0210
Sheet Music - "Those Words Your Mother Said", written by S. M. McCullough, composed by P. F. Woodford, copyright, 1916.Sheet MusicE0211
Sheet Music - "We'll Fight for Dear Old Glory", by E. L. Derenzy, published by THE COMPOSER, Lowman, New York, 1917.Sheet MusicE0212
Sheet Music - "Come, Take A Ride In My Overland", words and music by Jay C. Palmer, arranged by Fred Knapp, and published by Palmer Pub. and Company, Elmira, New York.Sheet MusicE0213
Sheet Music - The "Mark Twain" of Music, words and music by Patricia Loucks, dedicated to John Hartford, 1978.Sheet MusicE0214
Sheet Music - "I'm Going to Leave You". Words by F. Leslie Dickens, Music by John W. Newton, published by Melody Publishing Corporation, around 1922.Sheet MusicE0215
Sheet Music - "Mother, Daddy and Me", a waltz ballad by, Charles J. Kennedy, writer of "Broken Hearted Blues", "Play That Minor Strain Again" and "I Want A Girl (A Boy) Like You".Sheet MusicE0216
Sheet Music - "That Night In June, The Night I Waltzed With You", by Francis Joseph Collins, published by F. J. Collins, Elmira, New York.Sheet MusicE0217
Sheet Music - "Walking On The Moon". Words and music by Roy Mansfield and Jim Caccia, and published by Roy Mansfield, 106 Orchard St. Horseheads, New York, in 1970.Sheet MusicE0218
Sheet Music - "Elmira", written by Hazel June Ludlow, year unknown.Sheet MusicE0219
Sheet Music - "Beautiful Queen Of Night". Composed by Ralph K. Elicker and Published by Elicker Brothers, Elmira, New York, in 1907.Sheet MusicE0221
Sheet Music - "The Elmira Girl", by J. A. Wallerstedt, copyright, 1904 by M. Doyle Marks.Sheet MusicE0222
Sheet Music - The SYMPHONY SERIES Of Programs for School and Community Orchestras. Copyright, 1924, by Silver, Burdett, and Company.Sheet MusicE0301
Sheet Music - "I'm Happy When You're Happy", by Benny Davis and Abel Baer, 1931. Sheet MusicE0302
Sheet Music - "Dreamy Honolulu", Hawaiian Guitar Solo in Full Harmony with Alto, Tenor and Counter-Melody for Ensemble by Eddie Alkire, in 1935.Sheet MusicE0303
Sheet Music - The Elmira Telegram Music Supplement, 1897, "Which Was The More To Blame"; words and music by Albert Krug and published by The Elmira Telegram Printing Company.Sheet MusicE0401
Sheet Music - "MaLittle Choc'late Cream", A Coon Rhapsody, words by Miffie T. Rosenberg, Music by Thomas O'Neill. Supplement to the Elmira Telegram, Sunday, February 25, 1900.Sheet MusicE0502
Sheet Music - "Smoky Mokes" Cakewalk and Two-Step, composed by A. Holzmann, 1899. Dedicated to Mr. Monroe H. Rosenfeld.Sheet MusicE0503
Sheet Music - "Manana" (Is Soon Enough For Me), 1948 copyright. Recorded by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour (Capitol Records).Sheet MusicE0601
Sheet Music - "The Man On The Flying Trapeze", copyright 1935, arranged by Nick Manoloff.Sheet MusicE0602
Sheet Music - TOO FAT POLKA "She's Too Fat For Me", by Ross Mac Lean and Arthur Richardson.Sheet MusicE0603
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