Marie Louise Coffin Summerfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC941
Includes correspondence about financial matters, the closure of the estate of Trenmore Coffin, and the withdrawal of her investments from a California savings and loan during the Depression; school records of her son Trenmore at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis; tax bills; and history and statement concerning the Figprune Cereal Company of California.

Dates

  • 1904-1932

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Includes correspondence about financial matters, the closure of the estate of Trenmore Coffin, and the withdrawal of her investments from a California savings and loan during the Depression; school records of her son Trenmore at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis; tax bills; and history and statement concerning the Figprune Cereal Company of California.

Biographical Note

Carson City, Nevada resident, widow of Trenmore Coffin, Sr. and Sardis Summerfield; and a member and officer of the Western Federation of Women's Clubs.

Arrangement

Arranged into three series: 1. Correspondence. 2. Legal documents. 3. Printed materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from an unknown in 1979.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-29
Title
A Guide to the Marie Louise Coffin Summerfield Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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