Oscar Riddle papers, 1919-1963 1919-1963


Oscar Riddle papers, 1919-1963, 1919-1963

Oscar Riddle papers, 1919-1963 1919-1963

Includes correspondence, autobiographical notes, addresses, articles, and drawings. The collection reflects Riddle's interests in breeding, heredity, and evolution. He was interested in humanism and the presentation of biological and evolutionary theories. There is much information on Riddle's activities in favor of freedom of scientific teaching, especially in high schools.

3.5 Linear feet, Ca. 3500 items

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