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Papers of George Orwell (1903-1950)


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Reference GB 0103 ORWELL
Covering dates 1911-[1997]
Held by London University, University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room
Extent 6 boxes, 44 volumes, 18 files
Conditions of access Parts of the collection are closed.
Conditions of copying Generally normal copyright restrictions apply; however, the BBC scripts are not to be copied without the prior permission of the Orwell estate and the Head of Copyright at the BBC.



Folder icon  EILEEN BLAIR PAPERS  ORWELL/K  [n.d.]


Contents:
Including O'Shaughnessy Family material
Legal Documents
Birth Certificate certified copy -1967 25-Sep 1905
Will certified copy 25-Mar 1945
Death certificate certified copy -1965 29-Mar 1945
Personal Papers
School exercise book notes on Logic St Hugh's [192-]
with typescript of Act II of unknown play enclosed 75 ff
Family snapshots 1938-1939
Laurence Senior, Junior, Gwen et al
Shorthand notes copy 12 ff nd
Typescript of above
Burial papers certificate of right of burial and covering note 17-Jul 1945
receipt re grave headstone 15-Aug 1945
Letters to Eileen
From Orwell KEPT IN MAIN SEQUENCE G
Letter from Orwell written in pencil on pages torn from notebook 6 pp plus typescript of same [1937] 6 pp
From family members
copy Letter from Marjorie Dakin (O's sister) to Eileen and O 03-Oct 1938 3 ff
From others (STILL TO BE CHECKED FOR ORIGINALS) KEEP WITH OTHER SPANISH MATERIAL [...]
manuscript Letter from E Smillie, father of Robert Smillie, who knew Orwell in Spain and died in prison there 09-May 1937 1 f
copy Letter from George Kopp? details of O's wound 10-Jun 1937 9 ff
manuscript Letter from David Murray events in Spain 01-Jul 1937 2 ff
typescript Letter from the ILP events in Spain 10-Jul 1937 1 f
typescript/manuscript Letter from Emma Goldman on behalf of The SIA with Orwell's garden sketch 21-Mar 1938 1 f
copy Letter from Emma Goldman on behalf of The SIA 14-Apr 1938 1 f
typescript Letter from Sir Compton mackenzie O's book 25-May 1938 1 f
typescript/manuscript copy Letter from George Kopp escape 08-Sep 1940 6 ff
manuscript Letter from Arthur Keith 28-Aug 1941 1 f
Letters from Eileen Blair
To Orwell KEPT IN MAIN SEQUENCE H
Letter from Eileen Blair to GO [Feb/Mar] 1945
Letter from Eillen Blair to GO 21-Mar 1945
Letter from Eileen GO 29-Mar 1945
To family members KEPT WITH OTHER SPANISH MATERIAL (C)
manuscript Letter from EB to her mother from Barcelona 22-Mar 1937 2 ff
manuscript Telegram from EB to the Balir family wounding 24-May 1937
copy Letter from Eileen Blair to her brother Laurence (Eric) from Barcelona 01-May 1937 2 ff
copy From Eileen to "Eric" about O's progress [Jun] [1937] 2 ff
copy From Eileen to Ida Blair Marrakesh 15-Sep 1938 6 ff
copy from Eileen to Marjorie Marrakesh 27-Sep 1938 4 ff
To others
copy Letter to John McNair enclosing translation of Kopp's ultimatum to the Chief of Police, a copy of Kopp's covering letters to Laurence O'Shaughnessy, and extracts from a letter to Eileen 29-Jul 1937 10 ff Kept in C
copy Letter from Eileen Blair to Denys King-Farlow 22-Jun 1938 2 ff Kept in C
copy Letter from Eileen Blair to Geoffrey [Gorer] 04-Oct 1938 Kept in C
copy Letter from Eileeen to Lettice Cooper 23-Mar 1945
copy Letter from Eileen to Cyril Connolly 25-Mar 1945
Letters to Gwen O'Shaughnessy (EB's sister-in-law)
From Orwell KEPT IN MAIN SEQUENCE G
Manuscript with typescript copy in pencil Haymires 01-Jan 1948 2ff
Typescript with manuscript signature Barnhill 28-Nov 1948 1 f
Typescript with manuscript signature Cotswolds 17-Apr 1949 1 f
Letter from Arthur Clinton to Gwen and Eric nd [1937/38]
Letters to Laurence O'Shaughnessy ("Eric")
copy From Humphrey Dakin nd before 1944
Envelope addressed to Eric O'Shaughnessy Hamburg 19-Jun 1937 Kept in C
[...]
copy Eileen Blair by Lettice Cooper signed typescript and typescript copy 12 ff
Details from University College London records collected by Ian Angus
Eileen was student in 1934-35 2 ff to personal
Letters from other family members
Letter from Nellie Adam, nee Limouzin, (Ida's sister)
copy to Marjorie Dakin 16-Apr 1945
Letter from Nellie Adam, nee Limouzin, (Ida's sister) to Marjorie Dakin 08-Apr 1946
still to be checked Letter from Nellie Adam, nee Limouzin, (Ida's sister) to Marjorie Dakin 08-Aug 1938
copy Letter from Henry Dakin (Marjorie's son) to "family" from Kampala 19-Nov nd



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