Guide to the Nellie M. Tombs Papers

Processed by North Bay Regional and Special Collections staff at Sonoma State University Library
University Library
Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center
Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, California 94928
Phone: (707) 664-4152
Email: northbayinfo@sonoma.edu
URL: http://library.sonoma.edu/regional/
© 2007
Sonoma State University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Nellie M. Tombs Papers

Accession number: 102

University Library

Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center

Rohnert Park, California

Contact Information:

  • University Library
  • Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center
  • Sonoma State University
  • 1801 E. Cotati Avenue
  • Rohnert Park, California 94928
  • Phone: (707) 664-4152
  • Email: northbayinfo@sonoma.edu
  • URL: http://library.sonoma.edu/regional/
Processed by:
The Sonoma State Special Collection/University Archives staff
Encoded by:
Gabriela A. Montoya
© 2007 Sonoma State University. All rights reserved.

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

Access

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.

Container List

Box 1

Diary dated 1885-August 1887

Folder 1

Loose page from Journal -- August 1888

Folder 2

Letter from Mattie Seawell

Folder 3

Advertisement for insurance

Folder 4

Letters to Jaime from Alice Seawell -- 1887

Folder 5

Envelope addressed to Lee Jackson

Folder 6

Note written on back of calendar page

Folder 7

Bill of Sale for a slave 1848