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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 84 PeopleCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:July 2007
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractMC 84 - People contains a wide variety of documents on various topics, including Goldie E. Breese, the Shaughnessy Family, and school notebooks belonging to Lucile Forsythe Furman Kamice.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Letters written to Goldie E. Breese between August 3, 1904 and April 19, 1904.LettersA01
Letters written to Goldie E. Breese from June 1905 to September 1912.LettersA02
Partial letter, found in the Booth Library collection written to a friend, no date.LetterA03
Land deed from Col. John Hendy Sr. to Col. John Hendy Jr., dated March 1829. This is a copy, there is a notation that the original is framed.DeedA04
Election card asking you to vote for City Manager.CardA0601
Funerary card for John Shaughnessy, November 15, 1901.CardA0602
Copy of an engagement article for Miss Marion Shaughnessy.ArticleA0603
A postcard to Mrs. James Ruddick from her son Charles postmarked April 25, 1918. PostcardA0701
Program for a dinner at the Toledo Club dated 1915, with "Greetings To My Friends from New York" printed on the front cover.ProgramA0702
Yearbook - Elmira Free Academy for the year 1914.YearbookA0703
Account ledger - belonging to James Ruddick, who owned his own cleaning company. Ledger also contains clippings and a letter from his son, while in the service in 1918.LedgerA08
Certificate dated June 19, 1930 from the Board of Education, Elmira, NY, issued to John Brand from School No. 2 certifying that he completed his studies in the Grammar Department. Certificate has a black ribbon and a gold ribbon pinned to it.CertificateA1501
Diploma issued to John Brand from Elmira Free Academy dated June 26, 1935 certifying that he has completed the College Enterance Curriculum. Diploma is attached is a blue microsuede folder by a white ribbon.DiplomaA1502
Postcard to Mrs. Ralph Terwilliger at Gleason Health Resort, dated August 29, 1922.PostcardA11
Homework notebook belonging to Lucile Forsythe Furman Kamice, no date.NotebookA1201
English notebook belonging to Lucile Forsythe Furman Kamice, c. 1920NotebookA1202
Music notebook belonging to Lucile Forsythe Furman Kamice, c. 1915.NotebookA1301
Biology notebook belonging to Lucile Forsythe Furman Kamice, c. 1915.NotebookA1302
Composition notebook for Grade 8 belonging to Lucile Forsythe Furman Kamice, no date.NotebookA14

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