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Orwell, George

We have a special collection of mainly political pamphlets collected by George Orwell (real name, Eric Arthur Blair). They date from c.1915 - c.1945 and are given the shelfmark range 1899.ss.1-47. An author index is located at 1899.ss.48 and a classified index, by Peter Davison, is located at shelfmark 1899.ss.49. Orwell's own works are entered individually in Explore the British Library.

Bibliography

Gillian Fenwick, George Orwell: a bibliography. Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1998. Shelfmark: 2725.g.3265

Jeffrey and Valerie Meyers, George Orwell: an annotated bibliography of criticism. New York: Garland
Publishing, Inc., 1977. Shelfmark: X.989/52441

Other links include:

The British Library George Orwell Pamphlet Collection
George Orwell's Loft: The Author's Own Collection of Pamphlets (article)
The British Library Manuscript catalogue (Orwell is entered under Blair)
The British Library Sound Archive

Charles' George Orwell links
The George Orwell Archive at University College London
The UK National Register of Archives (Orwell is entered under Blair)