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Finding aid of the Finding aid of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) Records
2006-03  
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Description
This collection contains records documenting the activities of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) from 1983 through 2006. The bulk of the collection is from 1989-2005. The collection has a particular emphasis on SFAF's public policy and advocacy work at the local, state and federal levels. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, news releases, newsletters, and posters.
Background
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation is one of the largest and oldest community-based AIDS service organizations in the United States. The mission of the Foundation is to end the AIDS pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV. The Foundation is a major resource center that educates the public about how to prevent the transmission of HIV, helps individuals make informed choices about AIDS-related concerns and protects the human rights of those affected by HIV. The Foundation provides necessary client services for residents of San Francisco who are affected by HIV, and assists other organizations achieve related goals.
Extent
6 record cartons, 2 manuscript boxes, 2 medium boxes, 1 over sized box, and 1 jumbo box 13.42 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials has been transferred to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.
Availability
Collection open for research.