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Philip M. Hamer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0526
Abstract

Philip Hamer kept this typed diary during the controversy at the University of Tennessee over President Harcourt A. Morgan dismissing Professor J. W. Sprowls, allegedly because Sprowls had assigned a text discussing evolution entitled Mind in the Making. The manuscript also mentions Morgan's firing of Assistant Professor of Art Ada (Haun) Withers (1886-1978) on similar grounds.

Dates: 1923 April 9-August 20

Sue K. Hicks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0136
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Judge Sue K. Hicks, one of the prosecutors in the Scopes Trial. Also contained within this collection are materials relating to the Ft. Loudon Association, Tennessee politics, and other of the judge's court cases.

Dates: 1925-1975

W. C. Robinson Collection of Scopes Trial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1091
Abstract

This collection houses 104 photographs, two reel-to-reel audio tapes, and two cassette tapes (content is identical to the reel-to-reel tapes) documenting the Scopes Trial of 1925.

Dates: circa 1925, circa 1976

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