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Collection Number RG0737.AM
Collection Name RG0737 Bole, S.J., 1875-1956
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 3 letters
Title S.J. Bole letters
Date or Date Span 1922-1925
Year Range from 1922
Year Range to 1925
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection consists of letters from William Jennings Bryan to S. James Bole, professor at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. The letters date from 1922-1925. Bryan tries to enlist Bole's help in attacking the theory of evolution, and in 1925, asks if Bole would appear as a witness at the Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tennessee.
Creator Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Related units of description Additional William Jennings Bryan materials are listed at:
Subjects Evolution
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Bole, Simeon James, 1875-1956
Search Terms Scopes trial