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Murchie, William Roger, 1920-1968

Forename:
William  Search this
Middle Initial:
Roger  Search this
Surname:
Murchie  Search this
Occupation:
Biologists
Helminthologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1920
Death Date:
1968
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Flint College
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Murchie, William Roger, 1920-1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP221

William Roger Murchie Papers

Creator::
Murchie, William Roger, 1920-1968  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1954-1967 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
These papers document Murchie's research on earthworms and include manuscripts and related materials regarding the preparation and publication of manuscripts and records concerning earthworm collections made by Murchie.
Historical Note:
William Roger Murchie (1920-1968) was a biology professor and authority on earthworms. He was educated at Marietta College, A.B., 1942, and the University of Michigan, M.A., 1948, and Ph.D., 1954. His teaching career began at Marietta College where he served as instructor of biology, 1946-1950. In 1954, he was appointed associate professor of biology at Thiel College, where he remained until 1956 when he accepted the position of assistant professor of biology at Flint College, University of Michigan. The rest of his career was spent at Flint College where he was promoted to associate professor in 1958 and professor in 1962. Murchie specialized in the study of the ecology and systematics of earthworms. After his death in 1968, Murchie's collection of earthworms was given to the National Museum of Natural History.
Topic:
Invertebrate zoology.  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7266, William Roger Murchie Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7266
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William Roger Murchie Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7266

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