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Ethel M. and Nancy E. Reed papers
H.Mss.0705  
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Description
This collection is comprised of the writings, artwork, and memorabilia of Ethel M. Reed and her adopted daughter, Nancy E. Reed. These two women lived in Claremont, California for most of the twentieth century. Ethel was a homemaker and Nancy worked as a chemist. In addition, Ethel wrote diaries for most of her life and wrote an unpublished account of her childhood in Claremont, and Nancy drew, painted, wrote and illustrated short picture books, and created scrapbooks. Nancy's scrapbooks include photographs of her time in France and pictures of the people she knew and places she visited. The family documents in this collection include school certificates and property deeds.
Extent
5 linear feet (3 shoeboxes, 4 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.
Availability
This collection is open for research.