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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. 

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Collection TitleMC 77 PeopleCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMing Zhang
Date Completed:October 18, 2007
Extent.5 linear feet

Edmond Preswick Letters dated 1881.

George Kingbury Papers.

Ira F. Hart Letters.

Other various small collections from different family names.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letter from John S. Crocker, Warden, US Jail, DC, certifying the authenticity of the rope used to hang Charles J. Guiteau, assasin of president Garfield. January 19, 1883.DocumentA0101
J.H. Post's invitation to the execution of Charles Guiteau, assasin of president Garfield, on June 30, 1882.InvitationA0102
Letter. Wm. Richardson to Govermos, October 27, 1876 Re: Erie RailroadLetterA02
Card, advertising musicale at the Masonic Hall, Millpart, NY, July 23-24 [1867,78,89,95, etc]DocumentA03
Letter. Ms. Asher Tyler to John Tyler, March 26, 1826LetterA04
3 Letters [zet.] Carter to ? n.d., June 16, 1872; Dec 22, 1872LetterA05
3 Letters and 1 Cover. Albert Johnson (Horseheads) to Mrs. Eliza [] (English Station, PA)LettersA06
Letter Hiramgray to Mrs. A.C. Gray (Elmira) January 8, 1838LetterA07
Letter A.C. Kimball to WW Bionson n.dLetterA08
Letter from Florence [?] to Mira Parsons (Elmira) January 3, 1893. From Don to Mrs. C.E. York (Elmira) 5/11/1896. From Mr. C.E York to Mrs C.E. York December 31, 1883.LetterA09
Letter Lansing Looker (Elmira) to Charles Cook, Esq., December 6, 1848LetterA10
Letter to Mr. Johnathan Foord (Millpart) from A.J. Foord (Lisbon, IL)LetterA11
2 Letters D. [Rohn] (Wyoana) to her sister. November 5, 1857, November 13, 1861LetterA13
Letter Chas Matthews to Mrs H.A. Rathbone, Oct 15, 1915LetterA14
4 Letters Derby correspondence including references to POW Alden Derby, ca. 1908-1913LettersA15
Letter to Grace Brown (NYC) from her father JTB (Elmira) August 14, 1905LetterA16
Letter Harry Irland to his sister Blanch, July 25, 1915LetterA17
Letter Dr. Herbert Fudge to Mrs. Elma A. Spencer, July 13, 1944LetterA18
Cover. Airmail, addresed to Mr. Samuel Ball (Surry, NH)DocumentA19
Edmond Preswick Letters 1881 1 of 2LettersA20
Edmond Preswick Letters 1881 2 of 2LettersA21
Personal papers of George KingsburyDocumentsA22
Personal Letters and 50th Anniversary Ira F HartLettersA23
Resident Alien certificates of identification for Ralph and Vincenza Destafano, February 21, 1942.DocumentA24

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