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Prohibition and Temperance Collection, 1786-1960

Summary Information
Title: Prohibition and Temperance Collection
Dates: 1786-1960
Creator:
Extent: 15 linear feet
Language: English
Collection Number: SW 193
Abstract:
The collection consists of a wide variety of published material on temperance, sobriety, the duty of the church, and social and moral issues related to the use of alcohol. The large majority of the 815 pamphlets (1786- ca. 1950) and the 110 books (1827-1960) were published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.

Copyright:

Please contact the Archivist for copyright information.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a wide variety of published material on temperance, sobriety, the duty of the church, and social and moral issues related to the use of alcohol. The large majority of the 815 pamphlets (1786- ca. 1950) and the 110 books (1827-1960) were published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Related Material

Unpublished inventory available. Please contact Archives for more information.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Alcoholism--United States.
  • Prohibition--United States.
  • Temperance--United States--History.