Title Manuscripts and typescripts
Date1 1917-1959
StorageSite UCL Special Collections
Level Series
Extent 9 volumes
Acquisition Various - see item level description
Description Manuscripts and typescripts of George Orwell and related material, 1917-1959, including early unpublished material such as short stories, plays and poems; 'The Election Times' no 4, an Eton magazine, 1918; a poem 'Ode to field days' and Galley proof by Orwell from 'College Days', another Eton magazine, 1920; notes and narrative on population, health, employment, housing, miners in Wigan, Barnsley and Sheffield, 1935-1936; manuscripts and typescripts, including 'The road to Wigan pier', 1936, with map of Orwell's travels and newscuttings, 'Animal farm' [1943-1944], and 'Nineteen eighty-four' [1947-1949]; essays, including, 'George Orwell on Joseph Conrad', 1949, 'Evelyn Waugh' [1949], 'Such, such were the joys' [1946-1947], and 'British cookery', an essay with recipes [1945-1946]; articles, including 'George Gissing' [1948], 'Notes on the Spanish militias' [1938-1939], and 'Notes on Nationalism' [1945].
Repository GB 0103
AccessStatus Open
AccessConditions The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
ReproductionConditions Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.
CatalogueStatus Catalogued
Arrangement Arranged chronologically.
Language English
Term Novels
CorporateKey 'College Days; magazine
Election Times; magazine
PlaceKey Barnsley

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