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Irvine family papers

Identifier: MSS 9207

Scope and Contents

Collection includes letters, newspaper clippings, photographs and obituaries about the Irvine family and their daily routines. The materials take place in several locations in California: Watsonville, Mokelumne Hill, and the Irvine Ranch in Monterey County. Dated approximately 1807-1961.


  • approximately 1807-1961


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publush material from the Irvine family papers collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Vivian Hayes (1935- ) is an artist, author and life coach counselor living in Ridgecrest, California.

Vivian Hayes was born on November 19, 1935 in Berkeley, California to Michael Gabriel Chepourkoff and Ofa Hayes Irivne Jallu. She attended the UC Berkeley at the age of 15, and and went on to receive a Master's degree in art from Sacramento State University, and in Marriage and Family Therapy from University of La Verne. She married Philip J. Stein on September 5, 1963 in Los Angeles, California. In March of 1974, they divorced. She has displayed her art all around California, and began her writing career in 1969.


4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Vivian Hayes, sister of James H. Irvine, in 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Vivian Hayes; October 2018.


Photographic Archives (II.B.1. 2019).

Processing Information

Processed; Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor, and Tom Wells, curator; 2019.

Register of Irvine family papers
Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor
2019 May 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States