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Icons of Philanthropy- Jane Stanford and Phoebe Hearst

Event Details

Date/Time:
Tue, March 05, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Venue:
Fort Mason, Building C, Room 205
Location:
2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco CA 94123
Map address
Registration Period:
01/18/2019-03/05/2019
Price:
Price: $10 for members; $20 for non-members
Contact:
Mrs. Courtney Rice
415-265-5047

Join authors Alexandra Nickliss (Phoebe Apperson Hearst - A Life of Power and Politics) and Catherine Pyke (Jane Lathrop Stanford - Mother of a University) as they discuss the friendship of Cal and Stanford’s most prominent women philanthropists. Phoebe Apperson Hearst, the mother of publisher William Randolph Hearst, and Jane Lathrop Stanford, co-founder with her husband Leland of Leland Stanford Junior University had much in common. These women raised the bar for each other, by exercising their power they created institutions of extraordinary importance. 

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