Religions of America


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Description

Digital collection providing more than 660,000 pages of content that follow the development of religions and religious movements born in the US from 1820 to 1990, drawing from manuscripts, pamphlets, newsletters, ephemera, and visuals. Religions of America traces the history and unique character of religious movements that originated in or were re-shaped by the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection pays especially close attention to America’s unique role as a birthplace for new religious movements, especially after World War II. This collection includes materials from a variety of sources in an efforts to capture the varieties of the American religious experience.


Coverage: 1820 to 1990 Access: USU & Eastern


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