Join Our Mailing List

Please enter your email address below.

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 TitleCL 33 Norman J. Thompson CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button
Date Completed:May 2009
Scope:The Norman J. Thompson Collections contains diaries and notebooks from 1873 to 1917; correspondence from 1888 to 1940; assorted legal documents from the 1880s through the 1920s; Thompson family photographs, 1880s through the 1920s; as well as miscellaneous booklets, programs and pamphlets.
Extent1 linear foot

Filter by:
TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Diary - N.J. Thompson, June 21, 1893 to January 16, 1896.Diary010001
Ledger - Accounts, March 18, 1911 to December 28, 1912.Ledger010002
Ledger - N.J. Thompson Balance Book, April 29, 1905 to August, 1910.Ledger010003
Loose diary pages, October 23, 1911.Document010004
Diary - Norman J. Thompson, December 26, 1911 to September 24, 1913.Dairy010005
Diary - Norman J. Thompson, May 25, 1917 to 1922.Diary010006
Diary - N.J. Thompson, August 15, 1901 to May 16, 1903.Dairy010007
Diary - N.J. Thompson, March 1913 to November 1915.Diary010008
Diary - N.J. Thompson, January 28, 1904 to May 1905.Dairy010009
Notebook - Inventory of Thompson home, 1896 & 1900.Notebook010010
Ledger - N.J. Thompson Balance Book, February 1, 1897 to March 1, 1901.Ledger010011
Ledger - N.J. Thompson & Company Balance Book, March 1, 1901 to Febuary 28, 1905.Ledger010012
Diary - N.J. Thompson, May 17, 1889 to February 19, 1893.Diary010013
Diary - N.J. Thompson, April 18, 1912 to March 28, 1916.Diary010014
Ledger - N.J. Thompson & Company pay roll, March 25, 1895 to April 3, 1896.Ledger010015
Ledger - H. W. Fish in account with N.J. Tompson, 1909.Ledger010016
Diary & Accounts - Norman J. Thompson, July 17, 1896 to August 23, 1915.Dairy010017
Diary - N.J. Thompson, September 11, 1885 to May 5, 1889.Diary010018
Ledger - Mrs. N.J. Thompson Estate, 1903-1917. Ledger010019
Map - A Guide to Elmira, New York and Surrounding Area, Elmira Heights and Horseheads compliments of Marine Midland Bank, 1963.Map010020
Diary and Scrapbook - N.J. Thompson, September 1873 to February 1897.Diary010021
Ledger - N.J. Thompson Company customer accounts, 1894-1899.Ledger010022
Book - Notable Sermons by Thomas K. Beecher, 1914. Book010023
Book - Our Mark Twain: Some Writings by Samuel L. Clemens, 1960.Book010024
Letter to M. D. Thompson from Corbett & Stuart regarding the purchaing of timber, no date.Letter010101
  Next>>  Last>>

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Gallery Hours

Monday - Saturday 10a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Research Room:

Monday - Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Research Fee: $5.00 per day for non-members
Free to members of the Society and students

The Museum Shop:

Open during regular gallery hours.


Chemung County Historical Society
415 E. Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Contact Us:

Phone: (607) 734-4167
Email us:

Connect With Us:

Facebook Our Blog Tumblr History Pin


$5.00 - Adults
$3.00 - Senior Citizens (over 55)
$1.00 - Students (6-18)
FREE - Children Under 5
FREE - Members of the CCHS

Group Tours Call For An Appointment

We are wheelchair accessible
©2018 Chemung County Historical Society. All Rights Reserved. Website Design by inCommand Technologies