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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 TitleVF Subject FilesCreatorBooth Library
Processed By
Date Updated:May 2007
Extent4 linear feet (4 file cabinets)
AbstractSubject files contain newspaper clippings and other documents regarding historic events, buildings, wars, public locations and other miscellaneous information on Chemung County.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Chemung County History - Histories by Thomas Byrne 075-045
Chemung County History - Historical Site Planning075-050
Chemung County History - The Public Square, and First Courthouse and Goal of Chemung County by J. Arthur Kieffer075-055
Chemung County History - Gateway Living History Park075-060
Chemung County History - Miscellaneous 075-065
Chemung County Government - Chemung County Court 080-005
Economic Opportunity Program (EOP) - Chemung County Youth Services080-015
Chemung County Legislature080-020
Chemung County Civil Defense 080-030
Chemung County Budget & Taxes (pre-1990)080-045
Chemung County Budget & Taxes (post-1990)080-046
Chemung County Government Misc.080-050
Chemung County Personnel & Buildings080-055
Chemung County Planning Board080-070
Chemung County Environmental Management Council080-075
STEG - Southern Tier Economic Growth080-100
Housing in Chemung County080-110
Industrial School085-050
Civic Organizations - Elmira Chamber of Commerce085-090
Civic Organizations - Chemung County Chamber of Commerce085-095
Clubs - 4-H Club090-005
Clubs - Elmira Athletic Club090-010
Clubs - Automobile Club090-015
Clubs - Banner Club090-020
Clubs - Century Club090-025
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