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Carroll County Trial Docket Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1268
Abstract

This handwritten trial docket book records cases from September 1822 to March 1830 in Carroll County, TN.

Dates: 1822 September-1830 March

E. Riley Anderson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-68
Identifier: MPA-0366
Abstract

The E. Riley Anderson Collection contains the records of Judge E. Riley Anderson, a Tennessee-native lawyer and jurist who served as Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court. The records focus on judicial decisions in the State of Tennessee. The time periods covered extend from the 1980s to the first decade of the 21 century. The list of boxes and folders in the collection is in a separate PDF document.

Dates: 1987-2006

John R. Neal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1126
Abstract

The John R. Neal papers consist of more than 10,000 separate items including family correspondence, books, memorabilia from Neal's political campaigns, and other related materials. The papers cover approximately 100 years, from around the 1850s to 1959.

Dates: 1850-1959

Lillian P. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2675
Abstract

The Lillian P. Davis Papers, 1958-1974, consist primarily of manuscript copies of short stories, plays, and books that Davis wrote after her retirement in 1948. Prominently represented are A Member of the Jury, The Tennessee Story, and her unpublished autobiography.

Dates: 1958-1974

Neal and Wheelock Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2014
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, certificates, textbooks, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Neal and Wheelock families of East Tennessee. It also includes newspaper articles and transcripts showing the Scopes Trial.

Dates: 1857 June 13-1975

Nellie Kenyon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0789
Abstract

This collection houses scrapbooks, photographs, magazines, newspapers, programs, menus, and invitations documenting the life and work of Tennessee journalist Nellie Kenyon.

Dates: 1878-1970

Robert K. Kyle Scopes Trial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0682
Abstract

This collection contains the documents of Robert K. Kyle, a reporter from Culver, Indiana who was present at the Scopes Trial (also known as the Scopes Monkey Trial) in 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee. The collection contains articles and photos concerning the trial as well as letters and other correspondence between Kyle and other figures related to this event.

Dates: circa 1920s-1960s

Robert L. Taylor Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2644
Abstract

This collection consists of legal case summaries handwritten by Robert L. Taylor of Nashville. Dates of the cases range from 1819-1906. Topics covered include misdemeanors, contracts, and torts.

Dates: circa 1906

Robert L. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0110
Abstract The Robert L. Taylor Papers include the personal and professional papers of the judge, who was appointed to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennesssee. Personal papers includes correspondence, family history, speeches given and collected by the judge. Professional papers include materials relayed to courtroom procedure and seminars, and material from a few of Judge Taylor's cases, including the Clinton desegregation trial, US v Isaacs and US v Mandel, among others. The...
Dates: 1920-1989 (bulk 1950-1985)

Robert L. Taylor Second Addendum

 Series
Identifier: MPA-0110-002
Abstract This is an addendum to the Judge Robert L. Taylor Papers (MPA.0110.001). The addendum papers are not in any particular order but are both personal and professional.Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee. Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on November 2, 1949, to a seat vacated by George C. Taylor; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received commission on March 9, 1950. Served as...
Dates: 1921-2011

W. B. Ragsdale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2277
Abstract

The W. B. Ragsdale Papers, ca. 1952, include a letter entitled "A Few Random Recollections of the Tennessee Evolution Trial" from W. B. Ragsdale, an Associated Press reporter, about the Scopes Evolution Trial in Dayton, Tenn., during the summer of 1925.

Dates: circa 1952

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