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Gay United Fund Records, 1979-1982 Coll2012.118
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  • Historical Note
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Gay United Fund Records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012.118
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot. [1 folder]
    Date (inclusive): 1979-1982
    Abstract: Articles of Incorporation, financial documents, correspondence, notes, press releases, flyers, and other materials documenting activity of the Gay United Fund, 1979-1982. According to its literature, "The United Fund is an outgrowth of a resolution to create an annual charity function passed by the Imperial Council of Courts" in 1978. The Fund was intended to "raise and distribute funds to charitable organizations for the purchase of tangible items as a lasting tribute to the community's efforts."
    creator: Gay United Fund.

    Historical Note

    According to its literature, the Gay United Fund is "an outgrowth of a resolution to create an annual charity function passed by the Imperial Council of Courts, December 14, 1978. After passing this resolution a committee was formed to plan and stage an affair. To create a non-profit, corporation papers were filed with the state (of California) on December 27, 1979. The Gay United Fund is to raise and distribute funds to charitable organizations for tangible items [...] The Fund is administered by a volunteer board of directors; and honorary board of directors and a committee to plan and stage the function."

    Access

    Contact ONE archivists regarding access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivists regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Processing Information

    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

    Preferred Citation

    Box #, folder #, Gay United Fund Records, Coll2012-118, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Scope and Content

    Articles of Incorporation, financial documents, correspondence, notes, press releases, flyers, and other materials documenting activity of the Gay United Fund, 1979-1982. According to its literature, "The United Fund is an outgrowth of a resolution to create an annual charity function passed by the Imperial Council of Courts" in 1978. The Fund was intended to "raise and distribute funds to charitable organizations for the purchase of tangible items as a lasting tribute to the community's efforts." Its activities included publicizing and staging fundraising events.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Imperial Courts.
    Gay activists
    Gay community--California--Los Angeles