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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

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Roster of postal clerks at the Elmira Post Office, July 1, 1898.DocumentA0101
Receipt for postal box rent paid by B. Shook, January 3, 1899.ReceiptA0102
Instructions on registration in the Post Office Rural Free Delivery Service, ca. 1900.DocumentA0103
(2) Pre-stamped postcards issued by the Post Office, ca. 1950s.PostcardA0104
Program - 52nd Annual Convention of the New York State Rural Letter Carriers' Association at the Mark Twain Hotel, July 22-24, 1954.ProgramA0105
(3) Decals advertising the U.S. Post Office, 1960s-70s. DecalsA0106
Sign - National Recovery Administration (NRA) Member, 1933-35.SignA0201
Booklet - Distribution of 1938 License Plates for Pleasure Cards by Letter and Serial Number. BookletA0301
Booklet - Children on the Home Front: A Study of Wartime Care of Children of Working Mothers in Elmira, N.Y. by the New York State Department of Social Welfare, April 15, 1943. BookletA0302
Booklet - State Equalization Rates for Cities, Towns and Villages, State Board of Equalization and Assessment, August 1959. BookletA0303
Booklet - S.T.E.P.: School to Employment Program, New York State Department of Labor, 1989. BookletA0304
Handbill - Neighborhood Justice Project: Victim Assistance, Dispute Mediation & Crime Prevention, New York State Crime Victim's Board, ca. 1990s. (2 versions)HandbillA0305
Newsletter - Family Services of Chemung County, Inc.: January 1983-Febraury 1984 (inc.)NewsletterA0401
Handbill - Task Force on Children and Families in Chemung County, Family Services of Chemung County, Inc., ca. 1990s. HandbillA0402
Handbill - Compeer Program, Family Services of Chemung County, Inc., ca. 1990s.Handbill A0403
Handbill - Compeer Program, Family Services of Chemung County, Inc., 2012.HandbillA0404
Handbill - Pupil Assistance in Learning Program, Family Services of Chemung County, Inc., 2012.HandbillA0405
Booklet - Volunteer Opportunities with Family Services of Chemung County, Inc., 2012. BookletA0405
Newspaper - Southern Tier Orphan's Home: February 1871; October 1873.NewspaperA0501
Booklet - A History of the Southern Tier Children's Home, 1935.BookletA0502
Booklet - Catalogue of the Loan Exhibition to Benefit the Home for the Aged, May 1879. (2 copies)BookletA0601
Booklet - Home for the Aged: List of Officers; Articles of Incorporation; By-laws; Rules for Admittance; House Rules & Regulations, 1938. BookletA0602
Program - Elmira Heights Youth Bureau presents Miss New York State Dione Lee Robinson, November7-8, 1994. ProgramA0701
Letter from the Town of Horseheads Youth Bureau to the Chemung County Historical Society regarding the annual Family Day Celebration, May 25, 2010.LetterA0702
Handbill - Kid's Economic Development Program, Town of Horsehead Youth Bureau, 2012. HandbillA0703
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