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Finding aid for the Cora L. Black Postcard Collection
2010-007  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
65 postcards
Restrictions
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Availability
Collection is open for research.