Horatio Hackett Newman (1875-1957)

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Zoologist Horatio Hackett Newman (1875-1957) received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and served as a professor there from 1917 until 1940. He traveled to Dayton to be an expert witness in the 1925 Scopes anti-evolution trial but was not allowed to testify. His statement was entered into the court record.


  • Newman, Horatio Hackett 1875-1957
  • Scopes, John Thomas Trials, litigation, etc
  • University of Chicago

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-0509

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