American Humanist Association, South Side collection
MSAHAS87

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
American Humanist Association. South Side Chapter.
Title
American Humanist Association, South Side collection
ID
MSAHAS87
Date
1959
Extent
0.01 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
The American Humanist Association was founded in 1941 and headquartered in Washington DC. The organization brings together advocates of the philosophy of humanism, defined by Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary (2004) as "a philosophy that usually rejects supernaturalism and stresses an individual's dignity and worth and capacity for self-realization through reason." This collection contains some of the founding documents of the American Humanist Association, South Side Chapter.

Preferred Citation

American Humanist Association, South Side collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Administrative History

The American Humanist Association was founded in 1941 and headquartered in Washington DC. The organization brings together advocates of the philosophy of humanism, defined by Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary (2004) as "a philosophy that usually rejects supernaturalism and stresses an individual's dignity and worth and capacity for self-realization through reason." The American Humanist Association undertakes educational programs, sponsors social events and actively supports a number civil rights and social justice causes. The Chicago South Side Chapter was founded in 1959.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains some of the founding documents of the American Humanist Association, South Side Chapter.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives December 2004

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Restrictions on Access

None.

Restrictions on Use

None.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Humanist Association. South Side Chapter. -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Community Organizations.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: American Humanist Association, South Side Records 

Folder

Constitution; list of Charter Members; list of officers, 1959 

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