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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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Booklet - Oration of Governor Hill Delivered at the Bi-Centennial Celebration at Albany, July 22, 1886. (2 copies)BookletA3101
Booklet - Speech of Senator David B. Hill on "Personal Liberty," Before the Chemung County Democratic Convention, September 7, 1895. BookletA3102
Booklet - Response of Governor Hill to the Toast to the Democracy of the State of New York given at the Young Men's Democratic Club of New York City's Dinner in honor of Grover Cleveland, May 27, 1889. BookletA3103
Booklet - Speech of David B. Hill of New York in the Senate of the United States Against the Income-Tax Features of the Wilson Tariff Bill, April 9, 1894. BookletA3104
Booklet - The Future of the Democratic Organization by David B. Hill, February 1897. BookletA3105
Promisory note for monies owed to William L. Miller by David B. Hill, September 29, 1885. DocumentA3106
Letter from attorney David B. Hill seaking monies owed his client by Daniel Clark of Horseheads, March 9, 1877. LetterA3107
Letter from David B. Hill to E.W. Chamberlain regarding a legal matter, September 2, 1880. LetterA3108
Letter from Mayor David B. Hill to E.W. Chamberlain regarding his bid for Lt. Governor, August 27, 1882. LetterA3109
Letter from Lt. Governor David B. Hill to E.W. Chamberlain regarding State politics, September 24, 1883. LetterA3110
Marriage certificate for John James Lee and Mary Elmendorf, Southport, June 29, 1874. Marriage CertificateA3201
Ledger - Record of Marriages performed by Joseph L. Riggs, Wells, Pennsylvania, September 1845-June 1864.LedgerA3301
Booklet - The Child's Serious Menace by Helen L. Bullock, ca. 1890s. Essay on the dangers of masturbation. BookletA3401
Business Card for Helen L. Bullock, music teacher, ca. 1890s.Business CardA3402
Letter from the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union regarding Helen L. Bullock, October 26, 1897.LetterA3403
Program - Women's Christian Temperence Union program for Mrs. Helen L. Bullock in St. Louis, MO., March 17-31, 1901. ProgramA3404
Booklet - Mrs. Helen L. Bullock: Testimonials Regarding Her Character, 1903.BookletA3405
Letter from Jacqueline Kennedy to Mrs. William King donating an autographed engraving for a benefit, November 4, 1961. LetterA3501
Letter from Anna Baldwin to her family, Lena & Edwin Bruce, from aboard the SS. Columbia bound for Los Angeles, March 20, 1923. LetterA3601
John A. Hurley Collection - Photo of John A. Hurley in Erie-Lackawanna conductor's uniform, ca. 1950s. PhotographA3701
John A. Hurley Collection - birthday and grandparents' day cards sent to John A. Hurley, 1996. Greeting CardsA3702
John A. Hurley Collection - newspaper clippings related to John A. Hurley and family. Newspaper clippingsA3703
George Newman Collection. A photograph of Graham A. France at the age of fourteen months. No date.PhotographA0101
George Newman Collection. A photograph of Kendrick Gary France as an infant. No date.PhotographA0102
George Newman Collection. A photograph of a man, with a note on the back addressed: "to my little niece, Eva Simmons." No date.PhotographA0103
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