This collection contains postcards to Cora L. Black, which were separated from the probate
court records. Her will was contested in the probate court by the University of
Southern California v. the University of California at Los Angeles.
Mrs. Cora L. Black died in 1957 in Santa Clara County. Her will was contested by the University
of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles. In her will, she gave her
assets "To the University of Southern California known as the U.C.L.A. My entire Estate for
Educational purposes. My estate consists of Stocks bonds. The house in which I live is to be sold
and the money shall be part of The Estate. All monthly bills shall be paid by the Bank of California
Who are to administer This Estate" (Estate of Black, 1962). The probate court decided to give the
contents of the will to University of California at Los Angeles.
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