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Purdue University. Department of Biological Sciences


Historical Information

The Purdue University Department of Biological Sciences, part of the College of Science, offers degree programs in biology; biochemistry; biology education; cell, molecular, and developmental biology; ecology, evolution, and environmenal biology; genetics; health and disease; microbiology; and neurobioloogy and physiology.


Department of Biological Sciences Fast Facts. Accessed February 1, 2019.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University College of Science records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 61
Scope and Contents The College of Science records (1886-2009) document the history of the College of Science. Much of the collection is made up of items published either by the college itself, by its departments, or by its faculty. These include brochures and catalogs of the college, research reports, and newsletters concerning college activities. There are also materials that originated from specific departments within the College of Science including department newsletters, event programs, directories, and...
Dates: 1873 - 2023

Luther S. Williams papers

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20210218

Samuel N. Postlethwait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 516
Overview Articles, artifacts, audio cassette, historical documents, instruction system design handbooks, manuals, papers, photographs, publications, teaching aids and devices, and teaching methods handbooks, which document the pioneering audio tutorial system of instruction of Professor Samuel N. Postlethwait during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Purdue University College of Science Department of Biological Sciences records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150710.1