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Global Fund for Women Records
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Global Fund for Women records
    creator: Global Fund for Women
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0671
    Physical Description: 32 Linear Feet (22 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1964-2014
    Abstract: Files from Anne Firth Murray's tenure as Founding President of the Global Fund for Women (1987-1996).

    Access to Collection

    The materials are open for research use. Materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Anne Firth Murray, 2002; 2015; 2016.

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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