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 3: Articles, 1914-1918
The Alba B. Ghere Collection of Bird's Eggs Presented to the Museum of Purdue University, Enders, Howard E. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 1914.
The Food of Nestling Birds, Enders, Howard E.; Scott, Will. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 1915.
Dwarfing Effect of Attacks of Mites of the Genus Eriophyes Upon Norway Maples, Enders, Howard E. Reprinted from the 1917 Academy of Science Proceedings, pp. 79-84.
Catalog Record for: Laboratory Directions in General Biology, prepared for use in biology 1 and 2, Enders, Howard Edwin (1922). West Lafayette, Indiana.