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Sam Y. Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0830
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting the murder of University of Tennessee graduate Sam Y. Parker by Judge James E. Fulton of Helenwood, Tennessee in 1906. Newspaper clippings and correspondence between the trial lawyers document the entire saga in detail. Other material includes research into the history of the Newman and Parker families, a Civil War diary, photographs, a family Bible, mementos, and personal items.

Dates: circa 1700-1970; Majority of material found within 1864-1906

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  • Subject: Trials (Murder) -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. X