American Tract Society

American Tract Society

The American Tract Society (ATS) is a publishing organization that publishes evangelistic Christian literature. It was founded on May 11, 1825 in New York City for the dissemination of Christian literature in leaflet form and was a strong supporter of the temperance movement. It soon took rank with the American Bible Society. By 1851 it had distributed about 5,000,000 temperance tracts. The ATS is currently headquartered in Garland, Texas. It produces tracts, e-tracts, digitracts, and books. Over the years, ATS has produced many millions of pieces of literature.


Rorabaugh, W.J. "The Alcoholic Republic". NY: Oxford University Press, 1979.

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* [ American Tract Society home page]
* [ American Tract Society Bible Dictionary]
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