Nellie Tombs papers

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Sonoma State University Library
Special Collections
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, California 94928
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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 7 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 7 folders.

Indexing Terms

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

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