Guide to the Coombs-Learned Family Papers


Title:
Coombs-Learned Family Papers
Repository:
Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives
Phone: 937-775-2092
http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/
Creator:
Coombs family
Dates:
1819-1985
Quantity:
6.5 linear feet
Abstract:
A collection of 19th and early 20th century family papers of the Coombs and Learned extended families who lived in Michigan, California, and Ohio. Papers include extensive family correspondence, diaries, business and financial records, and over 300 photographs. Noteworthy among the contents are several letters written by President James A. Garfield to a family member when he was a young man, as well as Palmer Coombs' World War I diaries and papers. Portions of this collection, including Palmer B. Coombs' World War I Materials (Series III), have been digitized and can be viewed online in Wright State University's Campus Online Repository (CORE Scholar):
http://corescholar.libraries.wright.edu/special_ms182/.
Identification:
MS-182
Language:
The records are in English