Eton (Chapter 4)

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Sir Steven Runciman about being at Eton with George Orwell, and his memories of being at school during World War One, 1978 (3); Denys King-Farlow, including a typsecript account of his “College days with George Orwell”, 1972 (2); Maurice Whittam, 1977; Martin Whittam, 1977; and Sir Robert Mynors, 1978. Including notes about interviews with F.J.R. Coleridge, vice-provost of Eton, 1978; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter King of arms, 1977; and Christopher Eastwood, at the Reform club, 1976. The file also includes a draft paper “The nature of biography and the art of Orwell”; and an annotated typscript “The difficulties of writing any biography particularly that of G.O” (George Orwell).


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