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 In addition, Ethel wrote diaries for most of her life and wrote an unpublished account of her childhood in Claremont,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.