Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935).

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Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935).

Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935).

Correspondence, writings, legal records, and other papers. The bulk of the papers are correspondence, notes and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow and relate primarily to Darrow's literary activities and to his Chicago law practice. Subjects include capital punishment, evolution, John Thomas Scopes evolution trial, Joseph Conrad, labor, prohibition, religion, and the U.S. Anthracite Coal Strike Commission (1902). Correspondents include Ruby Darrow, Lillian Gish, Bolton Hall, Frank Harris, John Haynes Holmes, Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Richard A. Loeb, James B. McNamara, W. Somerset Maugham, Donald R. Richberg, Charles Edward Russell, Walter Francis White, and Brand Whitlock.

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