Dorothy McMeekin Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
McMeekin, Dorothy, 1932-
Dorothy McMeekin papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 3 folders

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Dorothy McMeekin was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1932. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Wilson College in Pennsylvania in 1953. She received her Master’s degree in Botany from Wellesley College in 1955 and her Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Cornell University in 1959. McMeekin taught in the General Education Department of the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University from 1966-1990. Beginning in 1990 she taught for the Botany-Plant Pathology Department until she retired in 1997.

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Scope and Contents note

These papers consist of published articles authored by Dorothy McMeekin, a professor at Michigan State University from 1966 to 1997. There is also a copy of “Exploring the Ecology Along the Red Cedar River at Michigan State University” written by McMeekin and a copy of her abbreviated resume.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections March 2011

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • W.J. Beal Botanical Garden.


  • Publications

Geographic Name(s)

  • Red Cedar River (Mich.) -- Environmental conditions

Personal Name(s)

  • McMeekin, Dorothy, 1932-


  • Botany
  • Plant biology
  • Riparian ecology -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • Stream ecology -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Abbreviated Resume 2003 

FD 1

“Exploring the Ecology Along the Red Cedar: At Michigan State University” October 1992 

FD 2

Published Articles authored by McMeekin 1960-2004 

FD 3