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Andrews, Frederick Newcomb, 1914-1998



  • Existence: February 5, 1914 - August 26, 1998

Biographical Information

Frederick Newcomb Andrews received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Massachusetts; he earned his doctorate degree from the University of Missouri in 1939. He was a hired as an assistant professor of animal husbandry at Purdue University in May, 1940 and rose to the rank of full professor in 1949. During his long tenure at Purdue, Andrews served as the head of the Purdue University Dairy department, Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School, and General Manager of the Purdue Research Foundation.

Frederick Andrews was well-known for his research and published more than 150 articles during this career. He retired from Purdue in 1980.


Perry, Wayne Tilden. Frederick Newcomb Andrews, 1914-1998: A Brief Biography. American Society of Animal Science, 2000.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Andrews, Frederick N., July 30, 1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2, Series 1, Sub-series 1
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with Frederick N. Andrews by Robert B. Eckles.
Dates: July 30, 1970

Purdue University Office of Publications Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.
Dates: 1969 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972