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Dorothy McMeekin papers

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Identifier: UA-17.275

Scope and Contents

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, her resume/CV, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1954-2004, 2018


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


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 to 1990. Beginning in 1990 she taught for the Botany-Plant Pathology Department until she retired in 1997.


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Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Dorothy McMeekin Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
L. A. Hamel
March 2011
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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