Margaret Ellen Buchanan Australia Scotland

Biography of Margaret Ellen Buchanan

Margaret Ellen Buchanan graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1910. She was born at Kiama in New South Wales, daughter of merchant, Alexander Buchanan.

Buchanan enrolled as an Arts student of the University in 1905. She graduated in 1910 with an honours in English and History, and continued in her studies until 1913. She received numerous prizes throughout her academic career for Education, Logic, Metaphysics, German, French and English, which included the William Amour prize for French Language.

Upon graduation Buchanan settled in Dennistoun, Glasgow, and followed a career in teaching.


Archival Materials

  • R4/1/5 Schedules of Graduates in Arts (MA) 1909-1910


Margaret Ellen Buchanan
Born 20 July 1886.
Died 30 September 1967.
GU Degree: MA, 1910; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1910
Record last updated: 6th Jan 2014

Country Associations

Australia Australia, New South Wales, Kiama
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Dennistoun

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