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Blair, Eric Arthur (1903-1950), novelist and journalist

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Alternative name(s):
  • George Orwell (Pseudonym)
Biography: ODNB link for Blair, Eric Arthur (1903-1950) Novelist and Journalist as George Orwell
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P133152 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P2704 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Eric Arthur Blair
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and literary papers
for the location of these papers:
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
2
1916-50: corresp, notebooks and literary MSS (14 boxes)
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See MS Collections in the Library, 1975; Annual return 1999
3
adaptation scripts and screenplays
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
4
1935-49: associated papers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
5
documentary scripts
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
6
1938-48: domestic diaries
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
7
1875-1968: family papers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
8
1943-50: general notebooks
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
9
1911-49: letters from Orwell
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
10
1928-50: letters received
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
11
letters received
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1939-49: literary notebooks
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
13
1917-59: manuscripts and typescripts
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
14
personalia
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
15
photographs
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
16
1938-42: political diaries
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
17
1950-72: posthumous material
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
18
1932-53: proofs
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
19
1943-57: radio scripts
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
20
1936-39: Spanish Civil War material
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
21
1920-45: first wife's papers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
22
1937-77: second wife's papers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
23
1948-49: corresp with Secker & Warburg, publishers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Annual return 1992
24
1911-12: letters to his mother, Ida Blair
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Annual return 1993
25
1945-48: diary and corresp
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1991
26
1982-96: papers of AM Heath & Co, literary agents, rel to Orwell estate
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Annual return 1993, 1999
27
recordings
British Library, Sound Archive
Related record creators
  Record creator Description of relationship Dates Category of relationship
1
Second wife
1949
Family