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Ernest G. Martin papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 30, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 244

Scope and Contents

The Ernest Martin papers, consists of three folders containing articles by Ernest Gale Martin.


  • 1904 - 1906


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection is in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Ernest Gale Martin was born at Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 16, 1876. After receiving his Bachelor's degree at Hamline University he studied physiology under W. H. Howell, at Johns Hopkins, and received his Ph.D. degree in 1904. During the years 1904-1906 he was Instructor of Anatomy and Physiology at Purdue. From 1906 until 1916 he taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School, and in later years of the period he also taught at Harvard College.

In 1910 he became Assistant Professor of Physiology in Harvard University. In 1916 he was appointed Professor and head of the Department of Physiology at Stanford University. Dr. Martin was associated as a physiologist with the Board of Health in Vermont during one of the epidemics of poliomyelitis in that State. He served during the War as Captain in the Sanitary Corps. He was a prominent member of the American Physiological Society, and in 1915 was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)


The material is in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

The material is housed in acid-free folders and an acid-free box.
Ernest G. Martin papers
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Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2009-06-12.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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