Publicity, Orwell launch party

Scope and Content

Mostly comprising correspondence about the book and launch party which was held at Birkbeck College London, 1980. Including letters from Richard Blair; Michael Leverson Meyer; Arthur Koestler; Malcolm Muggeridge; Lettice Cooper; Richard Clements; Professor Sir Alfred Ayer; Ruth Pitter; a letter from Lord Fenner Brockway (addressed to Bernard Lynch); Julian Symons; and Sir James Cochran Stevenson Runciman. The file also includes lists of people who helped with the project and were to be sent copies of books, some personally presented, or invited to the launch party, and a list of acceptances to the launch.