Rev. Henry Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R., Collection

Collection Guide


Materials related to the writings of Rev. Henry Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R., on the topics of the Christian family, Christian ethics, and moral theology.
American Life League
Rev. Henry Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R.
Date Range
1950s - 1990s
1 box

Access and Use

Digital Access

No digital access is currently available for materials in this collection.

Physical Access

The collection is open for research. Physical materials may be browsed by appointment in the Reading Room of the University Archives and McHugh Special Collections.


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Preferred Citation

[Item Title], [Folder], [Box], Rev. Henry Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R., Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton.

Linked Data


Administrative/Biographical History

A Redemptorist Priest, Rev. Henry Vernon Sattler, C.Ss.R., was a theology professor at the University of Scranton from 1968 to 1984. He was born on April 2, 1917. He earned his undergraduate degree and bachelor of divinity from Mount St. Alphonsus and his graduate and doctorate degrees from Catholic University. Rev. Sattler was also active with the American Life League, located in Stafford, Virginia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains 1 box of material with 8 cataloged books and 9 folders of material, which largely consists of published and non-published articles and correspondence from the 1970s through the 1990s.

System of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series.


Series I. Published Books and Pamphlets

This series consists of 8 books/pamphlets, which are cataloged in the Weinberg Memorial Library system.

Series II. Published and Unpublished Articles

This series consists of 9 folders of material, mostly articles written by Rev. Sattler. Included are Sattler's critiques of articles written by others and correspondence related to the writings.

  • Folder 1: Paper by Sattler titled "Parents and the Purity of Children"
  • Folder 2: Sattler's Critique of a 1997 Scranton Journal article
  • Folder 3: Pro-Life Paper by Sattler titled "Seamless Garment Argument: A Dialogue"
  • Folder 4: Correspondence with the Pro-Life League
  • Folder 5: Articles and correspondence relating to the Pro-Life Discussion
  • Folder 6: Articles relating to traditional family values
  • Folder 7: Sattler's critique of a 1994 article titled "The Homosexual Movement"
  • Folder 8: Articles relating to sex education
  • Folder 9: Articles on various topics

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated in 2012 by the American Life League, located in Stafford, Virginia.

Processing Notes

Processed by Elizabeth Shomaker in August 2012.