Finding Aid for the Ovieda/Murphy (Ayala) Papers 2009.058.r.m

Mendez et. al v. Westminster School District et. al Archive
Finding aid prepared by Lauren Abel, Rand Boyd
Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA, 92866
(714) 532 - 7711
rboyd@chapman.edu
2/20/2012


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.