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Special Collections Online at UT

Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- Law and legislation.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Philip M. Hamer Diary

Identifier: MS-0526

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

Identifier: MPA-0136

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