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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 TitleTB Tom Byrne CollectionCreator
Processed ByHope Levy
Notes:This collection is located in the Chemung County Historian's Office.  All items in it are the property of the Chemung County Historian.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
This box contains a draft of the book "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne. Manuscript0101
This box contains a draft of the book "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne.Manuscript0201
This folder contains the appendix and index of the book "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne.Manuscript0301
This folder contains a draft of "History of Catlin Methodist Church in Tompkins Corners, New York, 1881-1961."Manuscript0302
This folder contains typed notes, possibly for "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne.Notes0303
This folder contains miscellaneous correspondence to Tom Byrne.Correspondence0304
This folder contains handwritten notes, possibly for "Chemung County 1890-1975" by Tom Byrne.Notes0305
This folder contains miscellaneous photographs of unidentified individuals.Photograph0306
This folder contains programs of three different events: The Distinguished Citizen Award to Leslie Clute, the Dedication of Willits Hall, and the play "Nell Gwynne" at the Lyceum Theater.Program0307
This folder contains newspaper articles written by Tom Byrne.Newspaper0308
This folder contains the book "Community Improvement Program/City of Elmira, New York" and the booklet for the "New Elmira Project."Book0401
This folder contains newspapers chronicling Elmira and Albany's Centennials, as well as a newspaper about "A New Look for Elmira." Newspaper0402
This folder contains a study about "Shoppers in the Elmira Area" made by the Chamber of Commerce of Chemung County.Booklet0403
This folder contains notes and newspaper article drafts about the Johnstown Flood/Elmira Flood in 1899. Papers0404
This folder contains a pamphlet about Miss Phoebe from the Erie Lackawanna Railroad, a receipt from the Doane & Jones Lumber Company, and menus from Hotel Langwell.Papers0501
This folder contains books about the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign and Elmira's Bicentennial, as well as the American Revolution.Book0502
This folder contains the Bicentennial Address for Cherry Valley by John Pell, the article "Dispelling Some Popular Myths of the American Revolution" by Tom McEnteer, and an article about Mulford-Lindsley," all of which were given to Tom Byrne.Correspondence0503
This folder contains articles, maps, photographs, and notes about the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Bicentennial.Papers0504
This folder contains articles, maps, photographs, and notes about the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Bicentennial.Papers0504
This folder contains newspaper articles about the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Bicentennial.Newspaper0505
This folder contains miscellaneous newspaper articles about railways, sports, Frankie Gannett, and the "Agnes +10 Progress."Newspaper0506
This folder contains newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, and a photograph.Newspaper clipping0601
This folder contains newspaper clippings of articles about the Pennsy Railroad.Newspaper clippings0602
This folder contains articles written by Tom Byrne.Newspaper clippings0603
This folder contains newspaper clippings of articles written about Early Times on the Susquehanna.Newspaper0604
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