Alexander Buchan Papers
This collection includes correspondence, course outlines, notes on articles he read, notes on topics and personages for class use, notes for lectures and speeches, and publication. The material is arranged alphabetically by subject.
- Buchan, Alexander McIntosh (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
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3.00 linear feet
Biographical or Historical Information
Alexander Buchan (October 7, 1897-July 1969) was a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis from 1929 to 1966. His undergraduate work in English and Moral Philosophy was completed at Aberdeen University in 1919. Later, he complemented his undergraduate studies with advanced training at Oxford University. Before coming to Washington University, Buchan was head of the Department of English at Forres Academy from 1921 to 1924. He was in charge of the departments of English and Latin at Maryville College. He died in July 1969 at the age of 71.
Method of Acquisition
This material was donated to the University Archives by Ruth B. Buchan in June 1970.
Processed by Jay Kempen in October 2002. Updated by Leela Pandey in February 2006.
- Alexander Buchan Papers
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- Language of description
- 2020 November 9: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
Collecting Area Details
Part of the University Archives Collecting Area
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US