Papers, 1870-1967, of Mary Eleanor (Davis) Ries. Includes correspondence of Ries with her parents, Donald Walton Davis [1882-1950] and Katherine (Bressler) Davis and other family members including her brother Donald Walton Davis, Jr. and sister Virginia Davis Faulconer as well as research notes, research papers, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia from her years at Smith College. The collection also includes papers of Donald Timmerman Ries and photographs of Williamsburg, Virginia and pets; and greeting cards.
Acc. 2010.676 contains diplomas of Mary Eleanor Ries: one from Smith College dated 1931 and one from Cornell University dated 1938. There is also a copy of a paper from the 1932 International Congress of Genetics, which she attended.