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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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