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Collection TitleMC 87 Maps & GuidesCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:December 2008
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by various individuals. 
Terms:Chemung County (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Map collections
Scope:The Maps & Guides Collection contains street guides, pocket-sized maps, small hand-drawn maps, and photocopies of maps of the United States, New York State, Pennsylvania as well as the cities and towns of Chemung County. 
Extent.5 Linear Feet
Date Span1756-1999
AbstractThis collection contains smaller maps, atlases and street guides.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Map - Pocket map of the United States, 1986. Compliments of Gately & Gray, furniture store, 244 W. Water Street.MapA0101
Map - Historical Map of the United States, compliments of the National Geographic Magazine, June 1953.MapA0102
Map - Pocket Map of Pennsylvania, ca. 1900. Compliments of Warner's Elmira Business and Shorthand College.MapA0201
Map - Indian map of Bradford County, Pennsylvania. MapA0202
Map - Historical map of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, 1941.MapA0203
Map - Teedyuscung's Pennsylvania, 1770-1763. Map A0204
Map - New York, Pennsylvania and New England, no date.MapA0205
Map - Westmoreland Indian Purchases in Connecticut, 1792.MapA0206
Map - Richfield Motor Routes in New England and New York, ca. 1950s.MapA0207
Booklet - Commercial Casualty Insurance Comapany's Auto Route Distance Atlas of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland & Delaware, ca. 1930s.BookletA0208
Map - New York State, county boundaries, 1777.MapA0301
Map - State of New York With its Counties, 1788.MapA0302
Map - State of New York, ca. 1780s.MapA0303
Map - Colton's Railroad & Township Map of the State of New York, circa 1865.MapA0304
Map - U.S. Geological Survey Progress Map of New York, 1905. MapA0305
Map - Gulf New York State Tourguide Map, ca. 1950s.MapA0306
Map - New York State Counties and County Seats, New York State Department of Commerce, ca. 1960.MapA0307
Booklet - Department of the Interior United States Geological Survey Available Maps of New York State, 1928. BookletA0308
Map - Phelps, Gorham, and Holland Purchases, Western New York, 1809.MapA0401
Map - Outlines of the Mohawk River & Wood Creek showing the Relative Positons of Fort Bull, Fort Williams and the German Flatts, ca. 1700s.MapA0402
Map - Map of the Territory Comprising Present Counties of Tioga, Chemung and Schuyler with towns, subdivisions, upon erection of Chemung County in 1836.MapA0403
Map - Tioga County, 1791, with drawings of subsequent divisions. Hand-drawn, 1960. MapA0404
Map - Fort La Presentation, 1749. (Now Ogdensburg, NY)MapA0406
Map - English Plan of the Forts Ontario & Oswego with part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario, 1756.MapA0407
Map - Owego, New York, ca. 1950s.MapA0408
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