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Guide to the Global Fund for Women Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0671
    Creator: Global Fund for Women
    Title: Global Fund for Women records
    Dates: 1987-1996
    Physical Description: 18 Linear feet (12 boxes)
    Summary: Files from Anne Firth Murray's tenure as Founding President of the Global Fund for Women (1987-1996).
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Anne Firth Murray, 2002.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Global Fund for Women Records (SC1134). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Global Fund for Women was founded in Palo Alto, Calif. in 1987 by Anne Firth Murray, Frances Kissling and Laura Lederer. Its mission is to support women's rights by providing grant funds to women's organizations throughout the world. Since its founding, it has raised nearly $85 million in donor funds and has provided grants to 4200 groups in 171 countries.

    Scope and Contents

    The records consist of files from Anne Firth Murray's tenure as Founding President of the Global Fund for Women (1987-1996). Included are chronological files from Firth and other administrators, correspondence, clippings and articles, press releases and other promotional materials, and meeting and event files.

    Access Terms

    Murray, Anne Firth.
    Women in development
    Women's rights--Developing countries