Seward, Sir Albert Charles, 1863-1941 (Knight, botanist and geologist)
- Existence: 1863 - 1941
Albert Charles Seward (1863-1941) was educated at Lancaster Grammar School and St. John's College, Cambridge, where he took a first class in each part of the Natural Sciences tripos. He became university lecturer in botany (1890), FRS (1898), and fellow and tutor of Emmanuel College (1900). In 1906 he was appointed professor of botany, holding the chair for thirty years, from 1915 in conjunction with the mastership of Downing College. He retired from both posts in 1936, the year in which he received a knighthood.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence from the distinguished palaeobotanist Dukinfield Henry Scott (1854-1934), honorary director of the Jodrell Laboratory at Kew and notebooks containing notes on plant fossils.
Cambridge University Free Trade Association: letters mostly concerning subscriptions, 1906-1911 (Circa)
Correspondence concerning the publication 'Darwin and Modern Science', edited by A.C. Seward.