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Finding aid for the Cora L. Black Postcard Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cora L. Black postcard collection
    Dates: 1902-1946
    Collection number: 2010-007
    Physical Description: 65 postcards
    Collector: Black, Cora L.
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

    Preferred Citation

    Cora L. Black postcard collection, 2010-007, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was transferred from the Santa Clara County Superior Court in 2006.


    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains postcards sent to Cora L. Black by family and friends.


    This collection is arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Probate courts--California.
    University of California at Los Angeles
    University of Southern California


    Estate of Black, 211 Cal. App. 2d 75 - Cal: Court of Appeals, 1st Dist., Div. 1 1962