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Ayala family papers

 Collection — Container: Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2009-017-r
The Ayala family papers contain personal correspondence and documents of Jeannie (Ayala) Murphy and Cora (Ayala) Oviedo. It includes photographs of the Ayala sisters, of their parents, class photos, and their sister Isabel Ayala who was a witness in the Mendez v. Westminster trial. A highlight of the collection is a transcript of Isabel Ayala's testimony in the Mendez v. Westminster trial. Also included is ephemera related to the legacy of the Mendez v. Westminster case.

Dates

  • 1940 - 2011

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

0.1 Linear Feet (4 folders)

Overview

The Ayala family papers consist of photos, personal correspondence, and documents of the Ayala sisters and photos of their parents and their classes. Included is a transcript of Isabel Ayala's testimony in the Mendez v. Westminster trial and ephemera related to the legacy of the case.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Cora (Ayala) Oviedo and Jeannie (Ayala) Murphy.
Title
Finding Aid for the Ayala family papers
Status
completed
Author
Lauren Abel, Rand Boyd
Date
2/20/2012
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • August 1, 2017: Added instances

Repository Details

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

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