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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0737.AM:  S. James Bole, 1875-1956



Letters:  1922-1925

Wheaton, Illinois:  College professor

Size: One folder; Three letters



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



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.



The History Nebraska archives and library holds numerous other materials relating to William Jennings Bryan.



INVENTORY



Letters, 1922-1925



 



Subject headings:



Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Bole, Simeon James, 1875-1956

Evolution

Scopes Trial



 



Revised TMM         01-16-2016