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Finding Aid for the Ovieda/Murphy (Ayala) Papers 2009.058.r.m
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note

  • Title: Ovieda/Murphy (Ayala) Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: 2009.058.r.m
    Contributing Institution: Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Storage Unit: 2-5
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (4 folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1940-2007
    Abstract: The Ovieda/Murphy Papers consist of some personal correspondence and documents of Cora Ovieda, photographs of her parents, class photos and of her sister Isabel Ayala who was a witness in the Mendez trial.
    Language of Materials note: The materials in this collection are in English.
    Location note: Leatherby Libraries

    Conditions Governing Access note

    This collection is open for research.

    Biographical/Historical note

    This collection includes Ovieda family materials from their participation in the Mendez v. Westminster trial.

    Scope and Contents note

    The Ovieda/Murphy Papers consist of four folders containing some personal correspondence and documents of Cora Ovieda (Ayala), photographs of her parents, class photos and of her sister Isabel Ayala who was a witness in the Mendez trial. A highlight of the papers is a transcript of her sister's testimony in the Mendez v. Westminster trial.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

    Preferred Citation note

    [identify item], Ovieda/Murphy papers (2009.058.r.m)], Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of Cora Ovieda (Ayala) and Jeannie Murphy (Ayala).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ayala, Isabel
    Murphy, Jeannie, (Ayala)
    Ovieda, Cora A., (Ayala), 1936-
    Mendez et al. v. Westminster School District et al.
    Mexican Americans -- California -- History
    Orange County (Calif.) -- History -- Congresses
    Segregation in education -- California.