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Trials -- Tennessee -- Dayton.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John R. Neal Papers

Identifier: MS-1126

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

Identifier: MS-2675

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 Prominently represented are A Member of the Jury, The Tennessee Story, and her unpublished autobiography.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

Identifier: MS-2014

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

Identifier: MS-0789

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

Identifier: MS-0682

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

W. B. Ragsdale Papers

Identifier: MS-2277

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

Identifier: MS-1091

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