The container list in this guide includes folder level descriptions of materials mainly housed in the American Religions Collection
(ARC) file cabinets. Contents of many, but not all, of the file drawers are listed. Religious groups and families generally
are listed as they appear in J. Gordon Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions (5th edition, 1996).
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.