MsC 306


Manuscript Register






Collections dates: 1970 -- 1974

39 items


This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900

39 items



Posted to the Internet April 2002

Acquisition Note: 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.


Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.


Digital Surrogates: Except where indicated, this document describes but does not reproduce the actual text, images and objects which make up this collection. Materials are available only in the Special Collections Department.


Copyright:  Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"


Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-paper-based materials. Please read our Use of Manuscripts Statement.


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.

Scope and Contents  

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".


Box List


Newspaper clippings


Robert J. Kosydar, Tax Commissioner of Ohio vs. Benson A. Wolmar (the Dec. 29, 1972, Federal Court ruling against tax credit parochiaid), reprinted by Americans United

Sermons by Kenneth Metcalf and Roger Brooks

Stationery sample

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