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Christopher Arriola Mendez v. Westminster records

 Collection — Container: Mendez v. Westminster Box 4, Folder: 6-9
Identifier: 2010-053-r
This collection was donated by Christopher Arriola, Deputy District Attorney for the County of Santa Clara. It contains copies of documents, articles and other records related to the Mendez v. Westminster case. The collection includes transcribed interviews, court transcripts, and two papers written by Arriola: "Mendez v. Westminster (1946): A Research Pathfinder to Chicano Legal History," from 1994 and "Silent Segregation" from 1992. This collection also includes a copy of "Knocking on the Schoolhouse Door" by Arriola from La Raza Law Journal of 1995. Arriola appeared in Sandra Robbie's 2003 documentary film Mendez vs. Westminster: For All the Children.

Dates

  • 1912 - 2002

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (4 folders)

Overview

This collection contains articles and documents related to the Mendez v. Westminster case. These records were put together by Christopher Arriola, a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Santa Clara who appeared in Sandra Robbie's 2003 documentary film Mendez vs. Westminster: For All the Children.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Chris and Sonya Arriola
Title
Finding Aid for the Christopher Arriola Mendez v. Westminster records
Status
completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
1/14/2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • July 17, 2017: Added details
  • August 1, 2017: Added instance

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

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