The Jessie Perro Dombey Papers primarily consists of poetry, stories, historical articles and monographs written by Dombey, a Montana poet and author. Also included are correspondence, research notes, personal records, photographs, art, scrapbooks and memorabilia. The collection documents Dombey’s writing career and family history.
This collection consists of a handwritten four line poem titled "Fortunes of the Sea" written by Edwin Markham and signed August 1924. The poem is accompanied by a note written by a man named Percy and addressed to Percy's father.