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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. 

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Date Updated:
Collection Title:MC 36 BrochuresCreator:Booth Library
Processed By:Rebecca Rudnicki, Rachel Dworkin & Owen Dean
Date Completed:November 2007
February 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by multiple donors. 
Terms:Advertising - Tourist trade; Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Tourist trade
Extent:1 Linear Foot
Date Span:1890-2010

This collection contains promotional brochures relating to tourism and business in Elmira and Chemung County.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - The Finger Lakes of Central New York: Lakes, Topography & Points of Interest, ca. 1910s.BookletA0101
Booklet - The Beautiful Finger Lakes Call You, ca. 1920s. Finger Lakes tourism guide. (2 versions)BookletA0102
Booklet - Central New York: Every Tourist Our Guest, ca. 1920s. Finger Lakes tourism guide.BookletA0103
Booklet - The Beautiful Finger Lakes, ca. 1920s. Finger Lakes tourism guide.BookletA0104
Booklet - Finger Lakes State Parks, ca. 1920s. Finger Lakes tourism guide.BookletA0105
Booklet - This is New York State, 1949. State history, government and statistics. BookletA0106
Booklet - Historic Sites of New York State, ca. 1950s. BookletA0107
Booklet - New York State Ski Trails and Other Winter Sports, ca. 1950s.BookletA0108
Booklet - 1955 Finger Lakes Travel Guide.BookletA0109
Brochure - New York's Southern Tier and Pennsylvania's Canyon Country: Gateway to the Famous Finger Lakes, ca. 1960s. BrochureA0110
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