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This handwritten trial docket book records cases from September 1822 to March 1830 in Carroll County, TN.
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.
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.
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 Prominently represented are A Member of the Jury, The Tennessee Story, and her unpublished autobiography.
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.
This collection houses scrapbooks, photographs, magazines, newspapers, programs, menus, and invitations documenting the life and work of Tennessee journalist Nellie Kenyon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Subject: Trials -- Tennessee. X
- Trials -- Tennessee -- Dayton. 7
- Trials -- Tennessee. 5
- Dayton (Tenn.) -- History. 3
- Court records -- Tennessee. 2
- Judges -- Tennessee. 2
- Lawyers -- Tennessee. 2
- Scopes, John Thomas -- Trials, litigation, etc. 2
- Trial practice -- Tennessee. 2
- American literature -- Women authors. 1
- Carroll County (Tenn.) 1
- Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee. 1
- Journalists -- Tennessee. 1
- Legal correspondence. 1
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1923-1929. 1
- Women journalists -- Tennessee. 1 ∧ less