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Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941

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BOX 1-2 Correspondence, 1902-1938
General and special correspondence of Darrow and his wife. Includes letters of congratulation and condolences.
Arranged alphabetically by type and topic and therein chronologically.
BOX 1 General
“A-W” miscellaneous, 1905-1935, undated
(5 folders)
Fragments and poems, 1902, 1935, undated
Birthday congratulations
(4 folders)
BOX 2 Congratulations on article, “At Seventy-two,” Saturday Evening Post, 1929
(2 folders)
Darrow bribery trial, 1912-1913, undated
Letters of condolence on death, 1938
(2 folders)
BOX 2-5 Subject File, 1900-1935
Legal documents, court proceedings, printed matter, and drafts of defense attorney statements.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 2 Anthracite Coal Strike Commission
Printed matter, undated
(3 folders)
Proceedings, 1902-1903
Articles about Darrow, 1929-1935, undated
Bryan, William Jennings, 1925, 1935, undated
Darrow bribery trial
Proceedings, 1912, undated
(1 folder)
BOX 3 (1 folder)
Stone, Irving, notes and working drafts, undated
(3 folders)
Haywood trial, undated
Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, and Richard A. Loeb, trial, 1924, undated
Massie, Thomas H., trial, 1932
McWilliams, Russell, trial, 1932-1933
BOX 4 National Recovery Administration, 1935
(3 folders)
Person, Arthur, trial, 1920
Prendergast, Eugene Patrick, trial, undated
BOX 5 Scopes, John T., trial, 1925, undated See also Oversize
(3 folders)
Sweet, Otis, trial
Legal papers, 1925-1926, undated
Miscellany, undated
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1902-1904, 1935
Woodworkers' conspiracy trial, 1900
BOX 5-11 Speech, Article, and Book File, 1898-1935
Handwritten and typed drafts of Darrow's writings. Includes drafts by other writers who sent their work to Darrow for criticism.
Arranged alphabetically by type of writing and therein by title or subject.
BOX 5 Articles
Adventures in Americanism by Gertrude Barnum, fragment, circa 1937
Agnosticism, undated
Altgeld, John P., undated
BOX 6 “The Andover Jail,” undated
“Arithmetic and Humanity,” undated
“Basis of Morals,” undated
“Big Business and Politics,” undated
“Black Sheep,” undated
Blue laws, undated
“Breaker Boy,” undated
Brown, John, circa 1926
Burns, Robert, undated
“A Christmas Story,” undated
“Corruption,” undated
Crime, undated
Dunne, Mark Tapley, undated
“Easy Lessons in Law,” series in Hearst's Chicago American, 1902
Evolution television script, undated
BOX 7 Farmington, introduction, 1932
“The Great Delusion,” undated
Hoover, Herbert, 1932
“How is your Health?” undated
“Joshua and the Sun and the Moon,” 1935
Motion picture censorship, circa 1930
National Recovery Administration, circa 1933
The Peerless Leader, biography of William Jennings Bryan by Paxton Hibben, circa 1929
(3 folders)
Prohibition, undated
(3 folders)
“The Protection of Children,” undated
Purpose of the universe, undated
“Rights of the Poor Under the Law,” undated
Rope and Faggot, review by Darrow, circa 1929
Tolstoy, Leo graf, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 8 (2 folders)
“Trip to the Holy Land,” undated
“Voltaire,” undated
(2 folders)
“The World Court and the League of Nations,” undated
Farmington, draft, undated See also Container 13, 1904-1905, same heading
The Story of My Life
Handwritten, undated
(3 folders)
Typewritten, undated
(1 folder)
BOX 9 (10 folders)
Publicity, circa 1932 See Oversize
BOX 10 Unidentified drafts and fragments, undated
(2 folders)
“Civilization at the Crossroads,” 1932
“Conditions in the Hawaiian Islands,” 1932
First Trust Club, 1923
“Is Life Worth Living?” 1916
“The Justice of the Boer Cause,” 1901
“Materialism: A Rational Hypothesis,” 1920
Negro question, 1926, undated
Society of Medical Jurisprudence, 1931
Supporting candidacy of Alfred Emanuel Smith, 1928
Warren Avenue Congregational Church, Chicago, Ill., 1935
“What I Think of Nazi Germany,” 1933
Whitman, Walt, undated
(2 folders)
“Workingmen and the Courts,” 1898
Miscellaneous writings, 1917-1934, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 11 (13 folders)
BOX 12 Biography File, 1938-1941
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