Orwell, George, 1903-1950

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George Orwell (b. 25 June 1903, Motihari, India–d. 21 January 1950, London, England) is the pen name for British author Eric Arthur Blair. Orwell attended Eton College and he joined the Imperial police force taking a job in Burma (modern Myanmar). After returning to England, he settled in London and started writing and became a teacher. He is best known for novels 1984 and Animal Farm.
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referencedIn Peter Stansky miscellaneous papers, 1937-1987 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn International Brigades Archive, Moscow: Selected Images, 1937-1938 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989. Letters : to Cyril Connolly, 1944 and undated. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Jack Common Papers, 1916-1988 Newcastle University
referencedIn Elisaveta Fen papers, 1910-1984 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974. Papers, 1922-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Nineteen Eighty-Four / based on the novel by George Orwell ; adapted and directed by Michael Hollingsworth, 1980 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Graziato, Massimo, 1967-. Beasts of England : for bass solo, chorus and orchestra / Massimo Graziato ; text from "Animal farm a fairy story" by George Orwell. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Harry Milton papers, 1937-1986 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Moore, Lorna. Note, 1937 Sep. 14, London, to [George] Orwell [London?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Richard Ely Danielson papers, 1940-1948 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Leab, Daniel J. The Daniel J. Leab Collection of Books and Manuscripts by and about George Orwell. Brown University, Brown University Library
referencedIn Daniel J. Leab collection on the filming of Orwell's Animal Farm, Leab (Daniel J.) collection on the filming of Orwell's Animal Farm, 1950-2006 Brown University Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Washington Square Park (New York, N.Y.), Washington Square Area, and Campus Buildings Image Collection, 1850-1990 New York University. Archives.
referencedIn Fuller, Roy, 1912-1991. Roy Fuller manuscripts, 1965-1969. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Factory Theatre Lab Archives. 1984 / by George Orwell; script by Alan Jaslow - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Nineteen Eighty-Four / by George Orwell ; directed by Johanna Mercer - sound tapes and recordings. University of Guelph
creatorOf NDWT Archives (University of Guelph). Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Four / by George Orwell ; adapted by Michael Hollingsworth, 1980 - press releases. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). 1984 / based on the novel by George Orwell ; adapted and directed by Michael Hollingsworth, 1980 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
referencedIn Macdonald, Dwight. Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984 (inclusive), 1920-1978 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). 1984 / based on the novel by George Orwell ; adapted and directed by Michael Hollingsworth, 1980 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Carl Aldo Marzani Papers [1890]-1994, (bulk 1935-1975). New York University, Tamiment Library
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives. 1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) / by George Orwell, 1979 - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
referencedIn International Brigades. International Brigades Archive, Moscow [graphic] : selected images, 1937-1938. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Julian Symons collection of papers, 1929]-1967 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf NDWT Archives (University of Guelph). 1984 / by George Orwell ; adapted by Michael Hollingsworth, 1979 - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). 1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) / by George Orwell ; directed by Denise Coffey, Christopher Newton, Larry Lillo, Duncan McIntosh, Paul Raynolds, Wendy Toye and David Hemblen, 1984 - videotape. University of Guelph
referencedIn Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989. Frederic Prokosch correspondence, 1944. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
creatorOf Deak, Jon. Greetings from 1984 / Jon Deak. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984, 1920-1978 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn The Koestler Archive & Other Papers Relating to Arthur Koestler, 1939-1993 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Theatre Passe Muraille Archives (University of Guelph). Modern Living ; Video Cabaret at The Horseshoe Tavern / directed by Michael Hollingsworth, 1979 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Danielson, Richard Ely, 1885-1957. Richard Ely Danielson papers, 1940-1948. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Nineteen Eighty-Four / based on the novel by George Orwell ; adapted and directed by Michael Hollingsworth, 1980 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Factory Theatre Lab Archives. 1984 / by George Orwell; video/theatre translation by Michael Hollingsworth, 1979 - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
referencedIn Orr, Charles Andrew, 1906-. Charles A. Orr papers, 1983-1993. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). 1984 (Nineteen Hundred Eighty Four) / by George Orwell ; directed by Denise Coffey, Christopher Newton, Larry Lillo, Duncan McIntosh, Paul Reynolds, Wendy Toye and David Hemblen ; technical drawings by Charlotte Dean and Alanna Guinn, 1984. University of Guelph
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Nineteen eighty-four / by George Orwell ; props designed by (?), 1984 - Props : newspapers, buttons, cigarettes, flags, soda can, identification cards, identification crests, shopping bag. University of Guelph
referencedIn Ruth Fischer papers, 1925-1961 (inclusive) 1940-1961 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1946-1948. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Milton, Harry. Harry Milton papers, 1937-1986. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Letters 1935-1945. Indiana University
referencedIn Reginald, R. George Orwell's 1̲9̲8̲4̲--how close are we? / R. Reginald. California State University, San Bernardino, John M. Pfau Library
referencedIn Nelson, Steve, 1903-. Steve Nelson papers, 1937-1991 (bulk 1950-1985). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Walcutt, Sue. Letter [1968 July, n.p.] to "Binx" [i.e. Mary Cooley, Ann Arbor] University of Michigan
creatorOf Fedotoff-White, D., (Dmitriĭ), 1889-1950. Dmitrii Nikolaevich Fedotoff-White Papers, ca. 1920-1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn John Middleton Murry collection of papers, 1911?]-1962 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Lechoń, Jan, 1899-1956. Papers, 1938-1956. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957. John Middleton Murry collection of papers, [1911?]-1962. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Fen, Elisaveta. Elisaveta Fen papers. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) / by George Orwell ; directed by Johanna Mercer, 1984 - performance file. University of Guelph
referencedIn Woodcock, George, 1912-1995. George Woodcock fonds. University of British Columbia Library
referencedIn Steve Nelson Papers, Bulk, 1950-1985, 1937-1991, (Bulk 1950-1985) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Papers of Henry Miller [manuscript] 1932-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Štanský, Peter. Peter Stansky miscellaneous papers, 1937-1987. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Carl Aldo Marzani Papers, Bulk, 1935-1975, [1890]-1994, (Bulk 1935-1975) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). 1984 (Nineteen Eighty Four) / by George Orwell, 1984 - Production Photos. University of Guelph
referencedIn Charles A. Orr papers, 1983-1993 Hoover Institution Archives.
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associatedWith Deak, Jon. person
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associatedWith Fen, Elisaveta person
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correspondedWith Fischer, Ruth, 1895- person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Fuller, Roy, 1912-1991. person
associatedWith Graziato, Massimo, 1967- person
associatedWith Harry Milton papers person
associatedWith International Brigades. corporateBody
associatedWith Leab, Daniel J. person
associatedWith Lechoń, Jan, 1899-1956. person
associatedWith Macdonald, Dwight. person
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associatedWith Marzani, Carl person
associatedWith Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Milton, Harry. person
associatedWith Moore, Lorna. person
associatedWith Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957. person
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correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
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associatedWith Orr, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) person
associatedWith Orr, Charles Andrew, 1906- person
associatedWith Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989. person
associatedWith Reginald, R. person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
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associatedWith Spain. Ejército Popular de la República. Brigada Internacional. corporateBody
associatedWith Štanský, Peter. person
associatedWith Symons, Julian, 1912- person
associatedWith Theatre Passe Muraille Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Toronto Workshop Productions Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Walcutt, Sue. person
associatedWith Woodcock, George, 1912-1995. person
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Mothīhāri 34 IN
London ENG GB
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Birth 1903-06-25

Death 1950-01-21

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