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George Orwell, bulk: Bulk, 1942-1952, 1936-1938, 1942-1952, 1955-1956

MS. 15363/167

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  1. Correspondence between David Astor and Orwell, sent from Paris, Jura and Cranham. Also includes obituaries, correspondence regarding American editions of Orwell's books, correspondence regarding Orwell's burial in Sutton Courtenay, copies of letters from Orwell to "Charoux" regarding restoring a picture, correspondence regarding Orwell's health, and copies of letters from Orwell to Cyril Connolly. 1936-1938, 1944-1952
  2. Essays, articles and broadcasts by George Orwell, including Notes on Nationalism, 1984 and Newspeak, The Problem of Federalism, We Speak to India - Life in Chungking, Wilde’s Utopia, The Re-discovery of Europe, What Do You Mean? and copy of poem A Happy Vicar I Might Have Been. Also includes cards, probably from funeral flowers, photographs of Orwell, articles on Orwell and reviews of his works. 1942-1950, 1955-1956


  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1942-1952
  • Creation: 1936-1938, 1942-1952, 1955-1956


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 15363/167

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom