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Religious Leaders of America Collection
ARC Mss 7  
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Title: Religious Leaders of America Collection
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1970s-1980s
    Collection number: ARC Mss 7
    Creator: Melton, J. Gordon
    Collection Size: 11 linear feet (9 cartons)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Abstract: Research files used by J. Gordon Melton while compiling his book Religious Leaders of America: A Biographical Guide to Founders and Leaders of Religious Bodies, Churches, and Spiritual Groups in North America , first published in 1991.
    Physical Location: SRLF.
    Languages: English.

    Access Restrictions

    Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Religious Leaders of America Collection. ARC Mss 7. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Gordon Melton, n.d.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains files used by J. Gordon Melton while compiling his book Religious Leaders of America: A Biographical Guide to Founders and Leaders of Religious Bodies, Churches, and Spiritual Groups in North America , first published in 1991. The files, which are arranged alphabetically by the person's name, contain correspondence, photocopied clippings, writings, and other materials by and about the religious leaders and their groups.
    The book provides a comprehensive index of individuals, groups, and publications, as well as a Religious Affiliations Appendix broken down by religious tradition or family.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Melton, J. Gordon -- Archives.
    Religious biography -- United States -- Sources.