Gordon Enoch Gates Papers,
circa 1931-1979

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-111
Creators:
Gates, G. E. (Gordon Enoch), 1897-1987
Dates:
circa 1931-1979
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
Gordon Enoch Gates (1897-1987), an authority on the taxonomy, morphology, physiology, and zoogeography of earthworms, served as Head of the Biology Department at Judson College in Burma, 1921-1941; Professor of Biology at Rangoon College, 1941-1946; Fellow, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1946-1947; Professor of Biology, Colby College, 1948-1950; and Guggenheim Fellow, 1951- 1952. Gates donated his collection of worms to the National Museum of Natural History. These papers consist mostly of incoming correspondence with invertebrate zoologists, museums, colleges and universities, and collectors concerning his research on earthworms. The majority of letters were written after Gates' retirement in 1952 when he was conducting independent research.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-111, Gordon Enoch Gates Papers

Keywords
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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