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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 TitleCL 101 Chemung County Motorcycle Club CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button
Date Completed:March 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Jean Colegrove and Edna Trautman. 
Terms:Chemung County (N.Y.); Clubs; Motorcycles-Societies, etc
Historical:Chemung County Motorcycle Club-The Chemung Valley Motorcycle Club was organized by local motorcycle enthusiasts on January 1, 1930.  Membership was open to both men and women.  The club organized motorcycle trips and rallies and participated in races and competitions across the Northeast.  In March of 1945 they joined American Motorcycle Association. 
Scope:The Chemung County Motorcycle Club Collection contains club scrapbooks, 1945-1956; club organizational and financial records, 1930-1960; club photographs, 1945-1960; and newspaper clippings. 
Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1930-1960

This collection contains Chemung County Motorcycle Club records, scrapbooks and photographs.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Constitution and By-Laws of the Chemung County Motorcycle Club. Adopted January 1, 1930, Amended November 1945. (2 copies)Booklet010101
Additions and corrections to the Constitution and By-Laws of the Chemung County Motorcycle Club.Document010102
Chemung County Motorcycle Club resolution to sell a tract of land in Horseheads to Slako Bilinski, May 15, 1961. Document010201
Minutes of a special meeting of the Chemung County Motorcycle Club, June 23, 1961.Document010301
List of motercycle dealers and repair service, for Western New York, 1958.Document010401
List of Western New York motorcycle clubs, ca. 1950s.Document010402
Booklet - American Motorcycle Association Inc., Manual of Instruction and Rules for Competion, 1957.Booklet010501
American Motorcycle Association Inc., Manual of Instruction and Rules for Competion, 1958.Booklet010502
Booklet - American Motorcycle Association Inc., Rider Supplement, 1958.Booklet010503
8 Photos of unidentified Motorcycle Club members, ca. 1950s. Photographs010601
13 Photos of unidentified riders at motorcycle competitions, ca. 1950s. Photographs010701
3 Chemung County Motorcycle Club group photos.Photographs010801
Souvenir postcard of a rattlesnake from Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon. Postcard010901
Newspaper Clippings - Washburn Wedding, 1959; Assorted reports of motorcycle accidents, ca. 1950s.Newspaper Clippings011001
21 Photos from various motorcycle competitions including: Chautauqua Lake, 1948; Don Wilson's Field Day, 1948; Hanburg Racetrack, 1948; Steam Valley turkey dinner, 1948.Photographs011101
Christmas card collection, 1947-1948.Greeting Cards011201
Constitution and By-Laws of the Chemung County Motorcycle Club, Adopted January 1, 1930.Booklet011301
Ticket - 30th International 500 Mile Sweepstakes, Indianapolis Motor Sppedway, May 30, 1946.Ticket011401
Christmas Card from Rochester Sport Riders, Inc.Greeting Card011501
Motorcycle Club Activity Schedule July 1948 Document011601
Motorcycle Club. Club Activity Contest Chart.Document011701
Wedding Card ListDocument011801
Sketch of an unidentified building.Drawing011901
Letter to Tom Bryne from Secretary of the American Motorcycle Association concerning bad press, April 1, 1949.Letter012001
Chemung County Motorcycle Club Marine Midland Bank Statement and (6) canceled checks, February 1962.Document012101
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