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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Nellie Tombs papers
    Dates: 1885-1888
    Collection Number: Consult repository
    Creator/Collector: Tombs, Nellie M.
    Extent: 1 box and 8 folders
    Repository: Sonoma State University Library
    Rohnert Park, California 94928
    Abstract: Collection items include Tombs’ diary dated 1885 through August 1887, three pieces of correspondence, a bill of sale for a slave (1848) and an insurance advertisement. The total of eight papers in the collection provide a snapshot of the life of a young girl living in Healdsburg, California in the late 1800s.
    Language of Material: English


    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

    Nellie Tombs papers. Sonoma State University Library

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains eight items related to the life of a young Healdsburg girl. The materials are organized in a total of 1 box and 8 folders.

    Indexing Terms

    Tombs, Nellie M. -- Diaries.
    Sonoma County (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
    Healdsburg (Calif .) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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