Individual Author Record
Name: Douglas K. MeyerPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMeyer is a professor emeritus of geography at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Biographical and Professional InformationDouglas K. Meyer is a co-author of both ''Common Houses in America’s Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley'' and ''Pictorial Landscape History of Charleston, Illinois''. Since his retirement in July, 2000, he has traveled extensively in the United States, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand. His passion, however, remains his English cottage garden with its azaleas, rhododendrons, hostas, daylilies, oriental lilies, and Japanese maples.
*''Pictorial Landscape History of Charleston, Illinois'', Rardin Graphics, 1985 - written with Nancy Easter Shick*''Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley'', University of Georgia Press, 1989 - written with John A. Jakle and Robert W. Bastian*''Making the Heartland Quilt: A Geographical History of Settlement and Migration in Early- Nineteenth-Century Illinois'', SIU Press, 2000