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Manuscript Library

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 05 Business and IndustryCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCalvin Brewer
Date Completed:February 2007
Date Updated:December 2007
Extent3 linear feet

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Flier - The Indestructible Iron Pad from Lewis W. Gillett, manufacturer and dealer in patent articles and specialties, ca. 1882.FlierC0721
Pamphlet - One Cleaning that Saves Many House Cleanings: Holland Power Suction Cleaner, Holland Furnace Company, ca. 1920s.PamphletC0722
Handbill - Price list of A.F. Jackson & Son, maker of barrels & churns, Millport, January 1, 1882. HandbillC0723
Blank order form from the Klutch Company, makers of denture creams, 1973. FormC0724
Invoice - Pullman's Palace Car Company, Elmira car works, 1883.InvoiceC0725
Invoice - Reid & Cooper, machinists and founders, 1887.InvoiceC0726
Letterhead - Scientific Food Company, ca. 1920s. LetterheadC0727
Newsletter - Sumirail Express, Sumirail Incorporated, Elmira Heights: January & June 1989. NewsletterC0728
Booklet - Viele Water Locking Valves, Vilele Valve Corporation, 1937. BookletC0729
Blank invoice from The York Shop, makers of the York Post Card Book, ca. 1900.InvoiceC0730
Booklet - Dimensions of Pipe, Fittings and Valves, Compiled and Arranged for Engineers, Architects and Draftsmen, by W.B. Browing, 1905.BookletC0801
Letter from the Havana Bridge Works to the Millport Highway Commissioner with price quotes for bridge construction, September 3, 1900. LetterC0802
Booklet - Pope Manufacturing Company Thirteenth Annual Columbia Bike Catalog, ca. 1880s.BookletC0803
Letterhead - Weed Sewing Machine Company, Elmira branch office, 1876. LetterheadC0804
Lease agreement between Mary Graham and the Singer Manufacturing Co. for a sewing machine with payment receipts, 1879-1881. DocumentC0901
(4) Labels for C. Seely Bottling Works soda, 1911-1927. LabelsC1001
Magazine - Screenings, Screen Process Printing Association: April, October, November 1950; April, November 1951; February, April, May, June, September, November, December 1952; October-November 1953; October, November, Winter 1955; October-November 1956; August-September, Winter 1957; August 1958.MagazineD0101
Screen Process Magazine: February 1960.MagazineD0201
Screen printing samples collected by William Butler, owner of Butler Screen Printing. Samples produced by Chiyu Card, Velvetone Screen Printing, Norman-Buffett Display Industries and New Long.Greeting CardsD0301
(6) Designs made for Corning Glass by Butler Screen Printing of Elmira, ca. 1960s.DrawingsD0401
Butler Screen Printing Christmas-theme designs (5 greeting cards, 1 poster).DocumentsD0501
Artistic prints done by Butler Screen Printing, ca. 1960s. ArtD0601
Sheet Music - Sonata in A Minor for Piano by William L. Butler, 1975 (Printed by Butler Screen Printing).Sheet MusicD0701
Booklet - Advertise with Bumper Strips by William L. Butler, Screen Process Displays, ca. 1950s.BookletD0702
Pamphlet - Try Silk Screen Printing, ca. 1960s. PamphletD0703
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