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Collection TitleMC 80 PeopleCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMing Zhang
Date Completed:10/23/07
Extent0.5 linear feet

The Key Notes Magazine dated march 1903- March 1917

The Indians collection.

The Ganung Family Collection.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Carbon Copy of - the Forbidden Path: Teedyuscung's Embassy to the Western Indians in 1700. Edited by William A. Hunter.BookA02
Indian Trade Goods by Arthur Woodward. Published 1965.BookA03
Fact Sheet: Painting attributed to George Catlin - "Mandan Indian Girl" and "Black Hawk"DocumentA0301
Report on the Last of the Mohicans.DocumentA0305
Booklet: The Cornplanter Grant in Warren County by Merle H. Deardorff. Dated March, 1941.BookletA0306
Dedication of a Marker Commemorating "The Treaty of Painted Post". Dated July 4, 1927PamphletA0307
The "Walking Purchase" and the "Wolves of West Elmira" - A historical story of the Chemung Valley 20 years before the Sullivan Expedition. By A.G. Hilbert March 1967ReportA0309
Here was Indian Country. Include articles are "The Painted Post", "Valley of the Horse Heads" and the "Greatest Offensive of the Revolution- In the Finger Lakes"BookletA0310
An Oral Account of the Flood of June 23, 1972 in Elmira, New York. By Cynthia Towner.ReportA04
Booklet - History of the Ferry House at 5155 Wilawanna Road by Mary Ellen Patterson, 1999. (2 copies)DocumentA06
Ledger and Newspaper Clippings of L.A. GanungDocumentA07
Land and Hosing Documents of Ganung family.DocumentsA08
Trinity Church Documents Ganung Family.DocumentA09
Misc Documents of Ganung Family.DocuemtnsA10
Erastus Rose Papers: receipts for subscription fees to the Elmira Gazette, 1858, 1867-1875. ReceiptsA1101
Erastus Rose Papers: receipts for payments made by N.P. Fassett to the estate of William Rose for rent, 1853-1856. ReceiptsA1102
Erastus Rose Papers: Letter from N.P. Fassett to Erastus Rose regarding business, December 11, 1860. LetterA1103
Erastus Rose Papers: Letter from N.P. Fassett to Erastus Rose regarding real estate, January 10, 1861. LetterA1104
Erastus Rose Papers: Letter from N.P. Fassett to Erastus Rose regarding rents, July 25, 1862.LetterA1105
Erastus Rose Papers: receipts from J. Reynolds; Taxes; Gridley & Davenport; A.J. Marsh, 1855-1858.ReceiptsA1106
Erastus Rose Papers: Statement of all funds due William Rose, July 16, 1829. DocumentA1107
J. Sloat Fassett Papers: Post Office registry return receipts, 1898-1907. ReceiptsA1201
J. Sloat Fassett Papers: Invitation - Elmira City Club Dance, February 23. InvitationA1202
J. Sloat Fassett Papers: Oriental Consolidated Mining Company receipts, 1899. ReceiptsA1203
J. Sloat Fassett Papers: Certificate of Incorporation for Janessie Mining, April 13, 1900. CertificateA1204
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