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Gay United Fund Records, 1979-1982 Coll2012.118
Coll2012.118  
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Description
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."
Background
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."
Extent
0.1 linear foot. [1 folder]
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