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Nellie Tombs papers
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Description
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.
Extent
1 box and 7 folders
Restrictions
The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.