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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 Title:MC 37 Arts/ Music/ HumanitiesCreator:Booth Library
Processed By:Kimberly Richards, Lee Kiesling
Date Completed:May 17, 2007
Extent:2 linear feet
Date Span:1865-present

The Arts/ Music/ Humanities collection contains a wide range of material, such as documents, booklets and sheet music (which can be found in boxes D through F).  Institutions of mention in this collection are: Arnot Art Museum, Strathmont Museum, Steele Memorial Library, Tanglewood, the Browning Club, the Elmira Community Concert Association and the Thursday Morning Musicales.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York, June 10, 1911. Showing Act of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Gallery.BookletA0101
Brochure - Horseheads, New York, Cultural Center and Historical Society Grand Opening, October, 17, 18, 19, 1975, at Grand Central Avenue and Broad Street.BrochureA0101
Catalogue - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Oil Paintings by The Late George W. Waters, of Elmira, New York, January 23 - February 17, 1914.CatalogueA0102
Pamphlet - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of paintings for an Exhibition of Paintings by Truman Edmund Fassett, December 22, 1914 to January 24, 1915.PamphletA0103
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of Paintings for Exhibition of Mezzotint Engravings of Great English Portrait Painters, March, 1915, loaned by the Library of Congress.ProgramA0104
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Second Annual Exhibition of Selected Water Colors By American Artists, May, 1915.ProgramA0105
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. Third Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, May 9 - June 1, 1916. This Exhibition was assembled and sent out by The American Federation of Arts, Washington, D.C.ProgramA0106
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. A list of paintings for the Fourth Exhibition of Water Colors by American Artists, held April 13 - May 27, 1917.A0107
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. "An Exhibition of Paintings", by Gerritt A. Beneker, on March, 1924.ProgramA0108
Program - Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York. "Exhibition of Paintings" by J. Lars Hoftrup, in October, 1927.ProgramA0109
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