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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 23 TransportationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:August 2007
Extent2.5 Linear Feet

The Transportation Collection contains information on the Chemung Canal, Feeder Canal, Railroads, Trolleys, Steamboats and Automobiles.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Timetable - New York Central Railroad, 1899.TimetableE0101
Timetable - Deleware and Hudson, 1961.TimetableE0102
Booklet - Roster and Time Book: Conductors Engineers Firemen Trainmen Yardmen Employed on the D. L. & W., P. R. R., Erie and L. V. R. R., 1935.BookletE0104
Ledger - Annual Time recording book for railway employees, 1938.LedgerE0105
Ledger - Conductors Trainbook, 1956-1959.LedgerE0106
Permit - Pad of forms - New York Central System Track Car Permit Form M, 1969.PermitE0107
Invitation - Invitation to Mid-Winter Fair in San Francisco, 1870-90.InvitationE0108
Handbill - Does Anyone Care About Passengers? ESPA Does, Empire State Passenger Association, ca. 1991. HandbillE0108
Handbill - The Future of Transportation in New York State Begins Today!, Empire State Passengers Association, 1998.HandbillE0109
Norfolk Southern informational packet with corporate profile and route maps, 1996.DocumentE0110
Document - First mortgage and investments of the Deepwater Route Multiple Pages, 1911.DocumentE0201
Document - Subscription for bonds and stock to the Gulf, Florida Alabama Railway Company, 1913.DocumentE0202
Booklet - The gateway to Panama, Gulf, Florida and Alabama Railway, 1912.BookletE0203
Booklet - New York State Unemployment Insurance Law: Information for Employees, Department of Labor State of New York, 1937.BookletE0301
Booklet - Acceptable Evidence of Age or Date of Birth of an Employee, US Railroad Retirement Board, 1947.BookletE0302
Stack of W-4 Tax exemption forms for Railroad employees, 1954.DocumentsE0303
Booklet - Questions and Answers on the Railroad Retirement Act, Railroad Retirement Board,1942.BookletE0304
Booklet - 1946 Amendments to Railroad Retirement Acts, Railroad Retirement Board, 1946.BookletE0305
Employee Registration Form No. CER-1 (1-51), 1930-49.DocumentE0306
'48 Take Home Pay Increase by Tax Reduction: Semimonthly, 1948.DocumentE0307
Booklet - Unemployment Insurance for Railroad Employees, US Railroad Retirement Board, 1940.BookletE0308
Booklet - State of New York: In Assembly, New York State Senate, 1959.BookletE0401
Booklet - State of New York: In Assembly, New York State Senate, 1960.BookletE0402
Booklet - A review of Railway Operations in 1958, Association of American Railroads and the Bureau of Railway Economics, 1959.BookletE0403
Booklet - Yearbook of Railroad Information: 1958 Edition, Association of American Railroads, 1958.BookletE0404
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