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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 TitleCL 133 Eclipse Machine Company CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:Summer 2005
Date Updated:September 2007
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by T. Curran Sekella and Reeve Howland of Motor Components LLC.
Terms:Bendix Corporation; Carburetors; MK-51 fuzes; MK-50 MOD; Eclipse Machine Company; advertising; MK-25 fuzes; Navy Bureau of Ordances

Collections contains letters from the US Navy, as well as blue print, annual reports, financial plants, ledger books, advertising scrapbooks, and 3 16mm rolls of film.

Extent5 Linear ft.
Date Span1921-1983

Collections contains letters from the US Navy, as well as blue print, annual reports, financial plants, ledger books, advertising scrapbooks, and 3 16mm rolls of film.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Includes blueprints of different products produced by Eclipse Machine Company (1921 - 1928).Document0101
Includes letters and Dynamic Specification Reports (1940).Document0102
Includes interdepartmental papers, memos, drawings and notes.Blueprint0103
Inludes 2 sets of blueprints for S-874, Assembly DRG, Visual Check Guage for Complete Fuse Run (1940).Document0104
Various blueprints for Fuzes.Blueprint0105
Correspondence and notes regarding revisions to Fuze designs (1944 - 1945).Document0106
Various blueprints and drawings showing design revisions.Blueprint0107
Edision Electric Company correspondence (1944 - 1946).Document0108
Various drawings and blueprints for the Edision Electric Company.Document0109
Correspondence pertaining to the Fuze Drop Test (1945).Document0110
Drawings and blueprints for the Drop Test Decelerometer EL-661(1945).Document0111
Correspondence, notes and blueprints regarding Escapement research.Document0112
Papers regarding production control (1945).Document0113
Includes correspondence, brochures, drawings, and blueprints: B-16723-BA, GA-12.Document0114
Correspondence for the Hamilton Watch Company (1944 - 1945).Document0115
Frankford Arsenal correspondence and blueprints (1944 - 1945).Document0116
Frankford Arsenal blueprints: W-271-1, G-1822, etc.Document0117
MK-51 correspondence, notes, blueprints: N-165, S-702 (1944 - 1945).Document0118
Records and graphs for Hammer Springs (1944).Document0201
Correspondence, notes, and blueprints from the Materials File (1944 - 1945).Documents0202
Navy Bureau Ordnance reports, continued.Document0203
Correspondence and drawings from the Timing File.Document0203
Correspondence and blueprints: N-16C, N-16A, 81-3-44A from the Primers File.Document0204
Correspondence, Drawings, and blueprints from the MK-22 Fuzes File.Document0205
Notes and correspondence.Document0206
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