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Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Iowa Federation Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0306
The records of Americans United for Separation of Church and State consist of thirty-nine items dating from 1970 to 1974. Correspondence, sermons, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets are included, all championing their cause. There is also a reprint of a court case "ruling against tax credit parochiaid".

Dates

  • 1970-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

39.00 items

Abstract

Founded in 1947, its purpose was to preserve free, religiously neutral, democratically controlled public education, in the U.S. Comprised of correspondence, clippings, sermons, and pamphlets championing its cause.

Biographical / Historical

Americans United for Separation of Church and State was founded in 1947 to preserve "free, religiously neutral, democratically controlled public education" in the United States. It is opposed to all governmental or tax aid to parochial schools.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by the Iowa chapter of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State in 1974, with several subsequent addenda.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)