The Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research records

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Reference code

IC 074

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The Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research records


  • 1979-1997 (Creation)


0.5 cubic feet (1 box)

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Administrative history

The Women’s Fund was founded in 1979 by Jacqueline and Wayne Goettsche to support research in women’s health and promote education to women and girls in underserved populations. In addition to hosting fundraising events, the Fund supplies research grants and publishes A Primer On Women’s Health, which is circulated free of charge in both English and Spanish.
University of Houston Library archives collection 2000-002 has Women’s Fund materials 1979-1997.

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Scope and content

The Women’s Fund for Health, Education, and Research records contains Impressions, invitations, correspondence, H.E.R, and newsletters.

Subjects: Psychology

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions to access.

Physical access

Materials are in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply

Languages of the material

  • English

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Source is unknown. Assumed to be creator.

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No accruals are expected for this collection.

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Related archival materials

The Women's Fund for Health Education and Resiliency (HER) Records, ID# 2000-002, at the University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections ( also contains records related to the organization and its work.

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  • Citation: The Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research records; IC 074; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.

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