Sir Owen Seaman: Letters to him

Scope and Content

Letters to Owen Seaman, many accepting or declining invitations to a dinner of the Royal Literary Fund in 1912.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Owen Seaman (1861-1936), barrister, poet, satirist and parodist, was Professor of Literature at Durham College of Science, Newcastle, 1890-1903. He joined the staff of Punch magazine in 1897, and was editor, 1906-32. He was knighted in 1914 and made a baronet in 1933.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Sibyl Clement Brown, 1993.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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