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Name Coombs, Lattie (Robertson), 1870-1958
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Papers - Obenchain, Lida (Calvert), 1856-1935

Letter written by Lida Calvert Obenchain, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Lattie Robertson Coombs, New York City, declining Mrs. Coombs' invitation to be her house guest.

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Leap Year Dance card, Bowling Green, Ky. -

Dance card belonging to Miss Lattie Robertson of Bowling Green, Ky., for a Leap Year Party at the residence of Mr. D. M. Lawson, Bowling Green, Ky., Friday evening, December 28, 1888 at 8 pm. Manuscript invitation for the event is housed in the MSS 349. 11 x 7 cm. (folded) The party was also described by a local newspaper in an article entitled "The Leap Year Party: The Grand Event of the Proposing Season Last Evening."

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Robertson / Coombs wedding invitation -

Wedding invitation given by Mrs. Jane E. Robertson to the marriage ceremony of her daughter, Lattie, and Mr. Phineas Hampton Coombs. On Wednesday evening, April 20, 1892, at eight o' clock. Main Street Baptist Church, Bowling Green, KY. Manuscript invitation for the event is housed in the MSS 349. 17.5 x 11.5 cm. (unfolded)

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Papers - Coombs Family

Correspondence, photographs, business records and miscellaneous papers of the Coombs, Robertson and related families of Warren and Simpson counties in Kentucky and of Alabama, Texas and Tennessee. Includes correspondence, personal papers and research of Elizabeth Robertson Coombs, librarian at the Kentucky Library, Western Kentucky University.

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Our Wedding Bells [guestbook] -

Guest register for the wedding of Lattie Robertson and Phineas Hampton Coombs who married April 20, 1892 in Bowling Green, Ky. Includes pages for guests to sign, poetry, and scripture. Published by John Gibson, New York, Second Edition, Copyright 1889. Enclosure card reads: To "Sister" Lattie, Will V. Garvin, April 20, 1892." 21 cm. Unnumbered pages. 6.3 x 10.4 (enclosure card)

Image of Mr. and Mrs. Phineas Hampton Coombs twentieth anniversary celebration invitation - Board of Regents of Locust Grove

Mr. and Mrs. Phineas Hampton Coombs twentieth anniversary celebration invitation - Board of Regents of Locust Grove

Card which reads: 1892 1912 Mr. and Mrs. Phineas Hampton Coombs request the pleasure of company on the evening of Saturday, the twentieth of April at half after eight o'clock at the Hotel Saint Regis Kindly send reply to Two thousand, eight hundred and eighty one Broadway Bridge 8.6 x 14.9 cm. Library copy includes a Bridge tally card with 1892 and 1912 printed on it..

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Mrs. A. H .Taylor, Bowling Green, Ky. [records] -

Documents received by Mrs. Lattie Robertson Coombs (1870-1958) from the dressmaking company of Mrs. A. H. Taylor, Bowling Green, Ky. Includes blank order form, a detailed invoice for making a dress [with cost of a suit added] dated May 4, 1893, a detailed invoice for making a suit, an organdy dress, and alteration of a dress dated Nov. 21, 1896, and Mrs. A. H. Taylor's receipt for $31.96 dated Dec. 14, 1904. Note: Business address in 1893 is State Street and in 1896 it reads "Nos. 521 and 523 Main Street." 4 items.

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Lattie Robertson Coombs sympathy acknowledgment card -

Sympathy acknowledgement engraved card for use by Elizabeth Coombs, daughter of Lattie Robertson Coombs (1870-1958) reading: The daughter of Mrs. Phineas Hampton Coombs will hold in grateful memory your kind expression of sympathy. 1 item. Library copy was wrapped in protective tissue paper with a gold seal affixed reading ENGRAVED REG. U. S. PAT. OFF.

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Lattie Robertson Coombs -

Cabinet photograph of Lattie Robertson, the wife of Phineas Hampton Coombs: See also MSS 349

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Elizabeth Coombs -

Photographs of Elizabeth Coombs; See also MSS 349. In 1932, Coombs was appointed as a cataloger and reference librarian in WKU’s Kentucky Library. She succeeded Mary Leiper Moore as Kentucky Librarian in 1956 and remained in that position until her retirement on 7 August 1964. In two of the photographs, she is shown with her mother, Lattie (Robertson) Coombs.

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Elizabeth and Lattie Coombs -

Cabinet photograph of Elizabeth Coombs and her mother, Lattie (Robertson) Coombs; See also MSS 349. In 1932, Elizabeth Coombs was appointed as a cataloger and reference librarian in WKU’s Kentucky Library. She succeeded Mary Leiper Moore as Kentucky Librarian in 1956 and remained in that position until her retirement on 7 August 1964.

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Elizabeth and Lattie Coombs -

Cabinet photograph of Elizabeth Coombs and her mother, Lattie (Robertson) Coombs; See also MSS 349. In 1932, Elizabeth Coombs was appointed as a cataloger and reference librarian in WKU’s Kentucky Library. She succeeded Mary Leiper Moore as Kentucky Librarian in 1956 and remained in that position until her retirement on 7 August 1964.

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Elizabeth and Lattie Coombs -

Cabinet photograph of Elizabeth Coombs and her mother, Lattie (Robertson) Coombs; See also MSS 349. In 1932, Elizabeth Coombs was appointed as a cataloger and reference librarian in WKU’s Kentucky Library. She succeeded Mary Leiper Moore as Kentucky Librarian in 1956 and remained in that position until her retirement on 7 August 1964.

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Lattie Robertson Coombs -

Photograph of Lattie Robertson Coombs

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Lattie Robertson Coombs -

Photograph of Lattie Robertson Coombs

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Coombs Family -

Photograph of the Coombs family with; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morehead Coombs, Mr. and Mrs. Phineas Hampton Coombs, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hines Coombs, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac B. Coombs, Mrs. Samuel W. Coombs, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Hines Porter, Mrs. Elmore Bewley (Margaret Morehead Coombs), Dr. and Mrs. Samuel W. Coombs, Jr., ca. 1898.

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Coombs-Robertson Wedding -

Photograph of a Lattie Robertson and Phineas Coombs wedding; identified are: Mamie Green, Preston Potter, W. Polhemus, Samuel D. Hines, Frankie Lawson, William J. Potter, Jr. Perkins, Annie Speer, J. Marion Robertson, Allie Colburn, Betty Robertson, Edwin Coombs, Louella Skiles, Elvie Hines, Ida Potter. The wedding took place at the First Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY. The dresses were made by Carrie Burnam Taylor, (Mrs. A. H. Taylor).

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Lattie Robertson and Phineas Coombes Wedding -

Photograph of a Lattie Robertson and Phineas Coombs wedding; identified are: Mamie Green, Preston Potter, W. Polhemus, Samuel D. Hines, Frankie Lawson, William J. Potter, Jr. Perkins, Annie Speer, J. Marion Robertson, Allie (Albert) Colburn, Betty Robertson, Edwin Coombs, Louella Skiles, Elvie Hines, Ida Potter. The wedding took place at the First Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY. The dresses were made by Carrie Burnam Taylor, (Mrs. A. H. Taylor).