Owen Seaman papers

Administrative / Biographical History

Matriculated at Clare, 1880. He read Classics and gained a first class degree in 1883. He was also a member of the Boat Club and later became Captain. He became Professor of Literature in Newcastle and also lectured in Cambridge. He then lectured in the US in 1892. He later joined the staff of Punch, becoming editor between 1906-1934. He was knighted in 1914 and later made a baronet in 1933 in recognition of his public services. He died in 1936.