The Mary Nolf Diaries and Correspondence collection contains diaries, autograph books, and a calendar book that mostly belonged
to Mary Nolf, as well as correspondence, such as letters and postcards between Mary, her siblings, family members, and possibly
This collection pertains to three sisters (Mary, Angeline or Angie, and Margaret or Maggie) who moved from Pennsylvania to
Pasadena, California after receiving an inheritance of land from their deceased parents. Their brother William and his wife,
Marie, remained in Pennsylvania. Angie married a man named Martin E. Geibel in 1910 and Mary and Margaret, who remained unmarried,
moved in with them in their Pasadena home where they lived out the rest of their lives.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
There are no access restrictions on this collection.