The Ethical Cultural Society of Los
Angeles Collection includes an assemblage of addresses, newsletters, and printed
material from various Ethical Cultural Society regional chapters and its parent
organization, The American Ethical Union. The material covers social and political
topics on a national and global scale in the philosophical context of the humanist
The Ethical Cultural Society of Los Angeles (ECSLA) was a regional chapter of the
national organization, The Ethical Cultural Society. Citing dwindling membership and the
lack of leadership succession, the ECSLA chapter was disbanded in 2007. The Ethical
Cultural Society was founded in 1876 by Dr. Felix Adler (1851-1933) as a new movement to
further the advancement of social justice for all.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has not been transferred to California State University,
Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or
reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of
the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
The collection is open for research use.