By Mary A. Sego
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Collection contains three folders with publications by Howard Enders.
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.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Collection is open for research.
MSF 116, Howard E. Enders, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Articles, 1905-1906],
[Folder 2: Articles, 1907-1912
[Folder 3: Articles, 1914-1918
- Folder 1: Articles, 1905-1906
Notes on the Commensals Found in the Tubes of Chaetopterus Pergamentaceus, Enders, H. E. Reprinted from The American Naturalist, vol. XXXIX, no. 457, pp 37-40.
Observations on the Formation and Enlargement of the Tubes of the Marine Annelid (Chaetopterus Variopedatus), Enders, H. E. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Academy of Science, 1907, pp. 1-6, plate I and II. [2 copies]
A Study of the Life History and Habits of Chaetopterus Variopedatus, Enders, Howard Edward (1906). Dissertation submitted to the Board of University Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Reprinted from The Journal of Morphology vol. XX, no. 3, October 1909. [3 copies]