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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.

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Collection TitleMC 51 Peckham Collection/ Partridge Diaries CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRebecca Rudnicki
Date Completed:October 2007
Date Updated:December 2007
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractMC 51 - Peckham Collection and Partridge Diaries Collection includes the Milton Partridge Journals number 1 and 3-8.  Collection also includes various documents and pamphlets from Clara Peckham's time as a nurse in the military.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Milton Partridge Journal #1 (August 1849- October 1849)BookA0101
Milton Partridge's Journal #3 (November 1849-February 1850)BookA0102
Milton Partridge's Journal #4 (Feb 1850-Sept 1850)BookA0201
Milton Partridge's Journal #5 (Sept 1850- Aug 1851)BookA0202
Milton Partridge's Journal #6 (July 1851-April 1852)BookA0301
Milton Partridge's Journal #7 (April 1852- Dec 1852)BookA0302
Milton Partridge's Journal #8 (Jan 1853- March 1853)BookA0401
Supplemental application to the Hospitol Service Copportaion of Western New York for Clara Peckham, May 21, 1943.ApplicationA0501
Issue slips for nonexpendable medical property given out to Clara Peckham, June 16, 1943. DocumentA0601
Optional U.S. individual income and victory tax return 1943 for Clara Peckham. Tax ReturnA0701
Assignment and termination to Public Quarters, Mitchell Field, NY,May 21, 1943- November 7, 1943 for Clara Peckham.DocumentA0801
Foster Field Flying School Graduation Invitation 1943, for Richard Christian sent to Clara Peckham. InvitationA0901
Protestant worship bulletins describing the layout of the days mass and one bulletin including a prayer for nurses and thanking Clara Peckham for being a nurse. Dates on bulletins, April 21, 1946 and May 19, 1946.BulletinsA1001
Rockefeller Center Guided Tour Ticket for Clara PeckhamTicketA1101
Telephone message to Clara Peckham requesting that she have all nurses packed and ready to leave to Kirma, November 8, 1943.DocumentA1102
Railroad coupoun and ticket stub for Miss Clara Peckham heading from Oakland to Harrisburg, November 18, 1945.TicketA1103
Chemical Warfare pocket reference for Clara Peckham detailing different types of gas chemical war fare and how to counteract their effects. DocumentA1104
Luggage receipt for Clara Peckham from A.Wagner the Luggage Man. ReceiptA1105
Payment of a two cent debt to George C. Barger from Clara Peckham, July 2, 1943. DocumentA1106
Officer Adjusted Service Rating Card for Clara Peckham detailing credits she has earned for being overseas and for being in the service. CardA1107
Assignment and duty changes for Clara Peckham moving her from Brooklyn to Camp Kilmer. DocumentA1110
State Department of Education note stating that they are returning Clara Peckhams $2.00 check, August 8, 1945. NoteA118
Hospitol Pass Regulations for Officers and Nurses given to Clara Peckham, June 3, 1945. DocumentA119
Miscellaneous entertainment programs and invitations for plays and parties to Clara Peckham. MiscellaneousA121
Paper of a model airplane, fighter p-43-a for Clara Peckham. DocumentA131
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