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Howard E. Enders papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 20, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSF 116

Scope and Contents

Collection contains three folders with publications by Howard Enders.


  • 1905 - 1918


Language of Materials

Collections of 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

Howard Enders was a native of Enders, Pennsylvania He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Lebanon Valley College in 1897, a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 1898, Master of Science degree from Lebanon Valley College in 1900, and Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1906. After serving as a high school teacher and then teacher of biology at Lebanon Valley College, he joined the Purdue University staff as instructor in zoology and biology in 1906. He was the Dean of the School of Science from 1926-1947. He remained at Purdue until his retirement. He taught in several summer sessions at Indiana and Harvard Universities and spent other summers in research work in such tropical areas as British Guiana, Canal Zone, Honduras, and Yucatan. His memberships included the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (officer and executive council member 1928-1933), Indiana Academy of Science, Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. He was active in the Rotary Club of Lafayette and of Venice, Florida, where he made his home following retirement. In the latter city he was also active in the Little Theater organization. He was survived by two daughters and one son.


0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Material is housed in acid-free folders and an acid-free box.
Howard E. Enders papers
Under Review
Mary A. Sego
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2009-11-08.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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