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Vivian Buchan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0972

Scope and Contents

The Vivian Buchan papers date 1982-1986 and consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and articles published by Buchan.


  • Existence: 1982-1986


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Vivian Buchan was an educator, author, and editor in the late twentieth century. Her works include articles for the magazine "Toastmasters," business and motivational articles, poems, and the book "Cat Sun Signs." She was a recipient of Coe College's Alumni Award of Merit. Buchan served for six years on the board of directors of the Iowa city Public Library, and was the first woman in the history of the board to be elected president.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



Twentieth century writer.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 159) were donated by Marilyn Jackson in 2001.

Vivian Buchan papers
Caroline Allen
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)