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Guide to the Nellie M. Tombs Papers
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  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Nellie M. Tombs Papers
    Accession number: 102
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Sonoma State University Library
    North Bay Regional and Special Collections
    1801 E. Cotati Avenue
    Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research by appointment .

    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Nellie M. Tombs Papers. North Bay Regional and Special Collections, University Library, Sonoma State University.

    Scope and Content

    Collection items include Tombs diary dated 1885 through August 1887, three pieces of correspondance, a bill of sale for a slave (1848) and an insurance advertisement. The total of seven papers in the collection provide a snapshot of the life of a young girl living in Healdsburg, California in the late 1800's.