Papers of L C B Seaman

Scope and Content

The archive comprises: Seaman's personal diaries, from September 1926 until just before his death in January 1986; his grandfather's diaries and commonplace book; correspondence; family history research; and publications

Administrative / Biographical History

Seaman [1911-1986] studied history at Downing College and became a secondary school teacher; he also taught at summer schools and was an examiner. He was the author of several history books, including From Vienna to Versailles, Post-Victorian Britain and A New History of England 410-1975.

Access Information

Available for consultation, by appointment. See the College's website for more details:

Other Finding Aids

Access database at College; Word document available if required

Archivist's Note

Catalogue created by Kate Thompson, College Archivist