CSWR George Orwell Exhibit




George Orwell: His Enduring Legacy

Russ Davidson, University of New Mexico Libraries’ Curator Emeritus of Latin American & Iberian Collections donated his George Orwell book and ephemera collection to the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections.  The exhibit features a selection from his collection.


                                                            Exhibition Team Members



Carter Barnwell, Ph.D. History 2021 UNM

Russ Davidson, Curator Emeritus

Audrey Rosella Evaskovich, B.A. History 2019 UNM


Design Team

Portia Vescio, University Archivist

Jennifer Eggleston, Conservator


K-12 Education Coordinator

Joaquín Martinez, Social Studies Teacher, Academy for Technology and the Classics


Digital Curator

Margie Montañez, CLIR Post-Doctoral Fellow


Special Thank You

Dean Richard Clement, UNM Libraries and the Staff and Students of the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections for their support.

Dollars 4 Schools, Santa Fe Community Foundation

All items featured in the exhibit will be available to students, researchers, and the public upon conclusion of this exhibit in April 2020.   Artifacts and posters in the “Farewell to Catalonia” section are from the Spanish Civil War Collection (MSS 320 BC), Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections, University of New Mexico Libraries.