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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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Speech composed by A.W. Booth on gardens presented at the Annual Meeting of the Elmira Garden Club, February 3, 1936 and the Elmira College Club Luncheon, March 6, 1936. (2 copies)(Second copy has many additional notes by Booth)DocumentsA0102
Essay on the beginnings of Elmira written by Dr. A.W. Booth. Published in the July 1933 statement of the Chemung Canal Trust Co. (2 copies)DocumentsA0203
A twelve page report by Dr. A.W. Booth, on the biological history of humans and human races, which eventually morphs into a lesson concerning the then current state of American. Booth uses his understanding of the biological and anthropological history of humans to discuss then current political, social and economic problems of the United States. This paper was delivered on May 2, 1946 before the Torch Club and the title on the program was, "Some Social and Economic Aspects of American Idealism."DocumentsA0206
Essay "Thomas K. Beecher and Some Personal Recollections" written by Dr. Arthur W. Booth and presented at the Park Church Centennial, 1946. DocumentA0209
Booklet entitled "150th Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers Along Route of March." Includes an article, "The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779", written by A.W. Booth. (2 copies)BookletA0301
Fold out map of the Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton - 1779. (2 copies)MapA0305
A four page rough draft of a paper and the final version of the same paper on the Sullivan-Indian Expedition by A. W. Booth. (2 partial copies, 1 complete)DocumentsA0307
A four page paper by A.W. Booth entitled "General John Sullivan's Expedition of 1779.(2 copies)DocumentsA0308
A hand drawn map at the time of Sullivan' Expeditions. Described as old and not very accurate. (2 copies)MapA0314
Collection of index cards with notes about the geology of the Finger Lakes written on them.DocumentsA0101
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