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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 TitleCL 16 Van Aken Glass Plate Negative CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:July 2007
Extent2 linear feet
AbstractCL 16 - Van Aken Glass Plate Negative Collection contains glass plate negatives from the Elmira Photographer Charles Van Aken taken during the turn of the 20th century, and are an excellent resource for early Elmira.  Many of the negatives have been turned into prints and are available for research.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Eldridge Park Fountain & CasinoPhotographVA3a13
Eldridge Park Fountain & CasinoPhotographVA3a14
Eldridge Park CasinoPhotographVA3a15
Eldridge Park PavillionPhotographVA3a16
Rorick's Glen RollercoasterPhotographVA3a17
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a18
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a19
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a20
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a21
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a22
Rorick's Glen Indian StepsPhotographVA3a23
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a24
Rorick's Glen Park RidesPhotographVA3a25
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a26
Rorick's Glen Park RidesPhotographVA3a27
Rorick's Glen Park RidesPhotographVA3a28
Rorick's Glen Park RidesPhotographVA3a29
Rorick's Glen TheatrePhotographVA3a30
Rorick's Glen TheatrePhotographVA3a31
Rorick's Glen TheatrePhotographVA3a32
Rorick's Glen TheatrePhotographVA3a33
Rorick's Glen TheatrePhotographVA3a34
Rorick's GlenPhotographVA3a35
Rorick's Glen TheatrePhotographVA3a36
Rorick's Glen Park & TheatrePhotographVA3a37
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