Coleman, Donald Cuthbert, 1920-1995 (economic historian)
- Existence: 1920 - 1995
Served in the Royal Artillery in Africa, Italy and Greece during World War II, reaching the rank of major. He gained his first degree and Ph.D. at the London School of Economics and was appointed to a post there of Lecturer in Industrial History in 1951. He stayed at LSE as Reader and (1969-1971) Professor of Economic History, and then moved to the University of Cambridge as Professor of Economic History and Fellow of Pembroke College in 1971, taking early retirement in 1981 to concentrate on his scholarly work. He was editor of the Economic History Review 1967-72. He died in Cambridge on 3 September 1995.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Comprises: letter from Kenneth Davies, historian, 14 Dec. 1953 and letter from John Ehrman, 3 Feb. 1954, both concerning Coleman's article on dockyards.