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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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Memorial Prayer Card Collection: Stephan Watts (March 25, 1936); Grover J. Redder (April 21, 1950); Catherine Watts (May 3, 1955); Ida K. Redder (July 16, 1957); Nellie Goldmyer (February 20, 1960); Helen K. Barnes (October 20, 1960); Cornelius J. Murphy (April 7, 1964); James P. Golden (May 14, 1964); Anna Redder (June 5, 1964); Mary E. Vedetti (July 7, 1964); Thomas Murphy (August 7, 1965); Loretta K. Petti (October 4, 1966); Charles A. Ryll (February 20, 1971); Elena Juska (September 15, 1971); Irene M. Osman (September 30, 1971); Josephine A. Terlecky (December 7, 1973); James W. Redder (August 26, 1984); Henry Joseph Cicconi (November 14, 1986); Rita E. Demyan (August 23, 1990); Sophia Derkach Dubiak (June 24, 1994); Patricia L. Powers (May 8, 2010).Prayer CardA0101
Memorial Card Collection: Patrick Hennessey (November 4, 1890); Samuel Porter (January 29, 1892); Philinda R. Chapman (June 5, 1895); William Fuller (February 14, 1901); Charity M. Lovell (October 26, 1902); Mrs. F.W. Kendall (February 11, 1915).Memorial CardA0102
A memorial for Annis Ford Eastman, 1910. (2 versions)DocumentsA0103
A memorial for Almira Flint Caldwell, February 3, 1888.DocumentsA0104
A memorial for Isaac Jennings (1816-1887) and Isaac Jennings Jr. (1848-1932), 1932.DocumentsA0105
A memorial for Samuel Elijah Eastman, April 19, 1925.DocumentsA0106
A memorial for Eddie F. Parsons, March 2, 1936.DocumentsA0107
Memorial program for President Warren G. Harding held at Park Church, August 10, 1923.ProgramA0108
A memorial for Margaret A. Neish, November 12, 1967.DocumentsA0109
A memorial for W. Warren Fenton, June 19, 1975.DocumentsA0110
Requiem Mass prayer book in memory of Ida K. Redder, July 16, 1957.BookA0111
Requiem Mass prayer book in memory of Catherine Watts, May 3, 1955.BookA0112
A program from the dedication and memorialization of the Captain Alden D. Allen U.S. Naval Reserve Training Center, May 19, 1956.DocumentsA0113
Program for the dedication of a soldiers memorial for: Joseph Byrnes, Ward Mott, Lowell K. Smith, Lee A. Cramer, Gerald Stearns, Carl Lockner, John McConnell, Henry Heppy, Henry Gekoski, Robert Held, and William Quinn. Dated: June 27, 1959.DocumentsA0114
Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Webb from Jacqueline Kennedy, thanking them for their condolences on the death of husband, John F. Kennedy, 1963.LetterA0115
Death notice for George A. MacGreevey, January 25, 1950. DocumentA0116
Michael Del Papa Collection - Photos and program of the Convention of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, 1933; Del Papa's business card; touring brochure for Sorento, Italy, ca. 1930s; Italian American Monthly magazein, November 1934. DocumentsA0201
Two Polish textbooks. Published in Chicago. No date.BooksA0301
The Frankie Weyburn Collection. An article titled: Daughter of the Regiment, Romantic Fortune of an Elmira Girl Now a Lady of Wealth. Dated: December 5th, 1880.ArticleA0401
A letter to Sarah Lanborne from Delia E. Gates. Dated: November 24th, 1903. LetterA0501
The William and Hannah Miller Collection. The last will and testament with their associated business.WillA0601
The William and Hannah Miller collection. Various bills and receipts. No date.RecieptsA0701
The William and Hannah Miller collection. Various records of past court actions. Dated: December 15th, 1827.DocumentsA0801
The William and Hannah Miller collection. Property purchases. Dated: September 24th, 1841.DocumentsA0901
Arthur Miller collection. Two receipts for the purchase of coal. Dated: February 27th, 1895.RecieptsA1001
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