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Letters to Seaman from writers and others invited to speak to the Maitland Historical Society and Literary Society at Downing College, 1930-12 - 1933-06

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/SEA/5/1

Scope and Contents

Includes: Desmond MacCarthy (brief note); J. B. Priestley; E. M. Forster (who says he had previously enjoyed the hospitality of the Downing College Literary Society); Richard Hughes; G. G. Coulton; Ernest Barker; Gaillard Lapsley; Sir Charles Oman; H[erbert] Butterfield; James Passant (who suggested opening a discussion on 'The Future of the State'; F. M. Powicke. Also includes letters from A. C. Seward, H. D. Hazletine and H. Hamshaw Thomas re dinners in College and academic and personal references for L. C. B. Seaman from B. Goulding Brown, his director of studies in History at Downing and H. C. Whalley-Tooker, Senior Tutor, 1933.


  • Creation: 1930-12 - 1933-06


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.


1 folder(s) (1 folder [20 items])

Language of Materials



L C B Seaman

Finding aid date

2011-11-09 12:05:24+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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