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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 11 Fold: 36 Anita Leslie to Leonie Blanche Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/9/1928-11/1/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS written by a young Anita Leslie to her grandmother, Leonie Leslie.

Box: 11 Fold: 37 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Marjorie Ide Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/6/1930-4/8/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS & ALS from Anita Leslie to her mother, Marjorie Leslie. The typed letter of 10/6/1930 recounts the former's experiences as a student in Paris.

Box: 11 Fold: 38 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Marjorie Ide Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/26/1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Anita Leslie to her mother Marjorie Ide Leslie, with news of her writing activities.

Box: 11 Fold: 39 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Marjorie Ide Leslie
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS (no years shown) from Anita Leslie to Marjorie Leslie.

Box: 11 Fold: 40 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 12/23/1924

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Anita Leslie to her father Sir Shane Leslie, relating her many doings and meetings with friends and family, including Richard (Dick) Sheridan, son of Clare Frewen and Wilfrid Sheridan.

Box: 11 Fold: 41 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/31/1930-8/1/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 TLS, 2 ALS from Anita Leslie to her father Sir Shane Leslie. Written while she was studying at the Sorbonne in Paris; some letters are in French.

Box: 11 Fold: 42 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 6/14/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Anita Leslie to her father Sir Shane Leslie.

Box: 11 Fold: 43 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/3/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Anita Leslie to Shane Leslie re death of her mother, Marjorie Ide Leslie: "Everything has sounded nicer than I had hoped & her red room is kept cheerful with snowdrops & a night light I sometimes burn which gives a cozy yet ethereal quality..." Includes references to her brother Desmond Leslie and to Clare Sheridan.



Box: 11 Fold: 44 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/26/1961-12/23/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS from Anita Leslie to Shane Leslie.

Box: 11 Fold: 45 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/26/1970

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Anita Leslie to Shane Leslie and Iris C. Leslie, written during a visit to India with her son Tarka King.

Box: 11 Fold: 46 Anita Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS, 1 TLS, 1 ACS postcard, 1 photostat copy of ALS from Anita Leslie to Shane Leslie.

Box: 11 Fold: 47 Anita Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/19/1962-7/7/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS from Shane Leslie to his daughter Anita Leslie.

Box: 11 Fold: 48 Anita Leslie - Corres. Rec'd re Shane Leslie
c.1971-72

DESCRIPTION: Contains 30 letters to Anita Leslie about Shane Leslie, many written in memoriam. Identified correspondents include: Duchess of Abercorn, Angela Antrim, Natalie (sp. var. Nathaly) Bevan, Anne Compton-Oxley, Helen Dashwood, Anne Haight, Joan Haslip, David James, Sir Robert Lusty, Dorothy Meynell, Rosemary Peto, Sir Steven Runciman, Hazel Smith, Helen Spinola.



Box: 11 Fold: 49 Anita Leslie - Correspondence Received (misc)
Letter(s) dated 11/29/1957-12/4/1974

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence sent to Anita Leslie from -

1. Alec Vidler, ALS stamped 12/4/1974, re obtaining a look at some letters by "Catholic modernists" such as William Gibson, Lord Ashbourne, which Shane Leslie had mentioned to him.

2. Fanny E. Holtzmann, lawyer, re Anita Leslie's biography on Jennie Churchill.

3. ALS signed, "Roger," probably a relative, discussing the disposition of furniture at Brede Place. Dated 11/29/1957.

Box: 12 Fold: 1 C. Leslie
Incomplete date

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS signed "C. Leslie" addressed to "My dear Kinsman, Many thanks to you & Mrs. Leslie for your kind Xmas wishes..."

Box: 12 Fold: 2 Constance Leslie - Corres. to Sir John Leslie (II)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Constance Leslie addressed to "Dear Son," (Sir John Leslie, 2nd. Baronet?). Refers to Marjorie Ide (later Leslie): "...We hear in round about ways such delightful things about Marjorie Ide..."

Box: 12 Fold: 3 Constance Leslie to Shane Leslie
c.1890s-1907

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS, 3 ACS postcards, 1 AL fragment from Constance Damer Leslie to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 4 Constance Leslie - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/20/1900-7/31/1922

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandmother, Constance Damer Leslie. Letters 1/24/1916, 2/10/1916, 2/26/1916 concern the death of his grandfather, Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). Also, undated letter re death of King Edward VII, beginning: "London very tragic just now...."

Box: 12 Fold: 5 Constance Leslie from Kitty Coke and Blanche Haygarth
Letters dated from 1891 to ?

DESCRIPTION: 1. Contains ALS (12/18/1891) from Kitty Coke to Constance Leslie re imminent marriage of Queen Mary to George V of England (July 1893).

2. Contains ALS from Blanche Haygarth to Constance Leslie re Lady Waterford. An autograph note by Iris Leslie explains Constance Leslie's nickname: "Boo was Lady Constance Leslie - nee Dawson Damer daughter of Minney Seymour - sister of Lord Portarlington SL's grandmother known in the family as Granny Boo."

Box: 12 Fold: 6 Constance Leslie - Corres. to Mrs. Irwin & from Mary Ponsonby
Letter(s) dated 9/26/1882-6/13/1917

DESCRIPTION: 1. Contains 2 ALS from Constance Leslie to her friend Mrs. Constance(?) Irwin. Includes fragments of letters transcribed by Shane Leslie from Lady Constance to Mrs. Irwin.

2. Contains ALS (9/26/1882) to Constance Leslie from Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby, wife of Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby (1825-1895), who was appointed private secretary to Queen Victoria (1870).

Box: 12 Fold: 7 Constance Leslie from Ethel Stronge
c.September 1909

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Ethel Stronge to Constance Leslie, with reference to the silver wedding anniversary of Leonie Blanche Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 8 Constance Leslie from Gerald Wellesley
Letter(s) dated 12/16/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Gerald Wellesley (later 7th Duke of Wellington) to Constance Leslie, returning a book on Glaslough.

Box: 12 Fold: 9 Constance Leslie from Various Individuals
Letter(s) dated 10/18/1871-11/29/1895

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Constance Leslie from Harold Zelly (in French). An autograph note on the envelope by Constance Leslie explains: "Kind letter from...Harold...Zelly on our first coming to Glaslough to cheer me against Julia's (Leslie) unkindness." Other items include -

@ ALS from Elsie Mahaffy.

@ ALS signed "Devry" (sp?)

Box: 12 Fold: 10 Desmond Leslie to Anita Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/10/1977

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Desmond Leslie to his sister Anita Leslie: "Darling Anita, I'm so utterly THRILLED at the marvellous news that Katherine Rosin has chosen Clare as Book of the Month..."

Box: 12 Fold: 11 Desmond Leslie to Iris C. Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/17/1974-3/4/1987

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 TLS from Desmond Leslie to Iris C. Leslie, which include news of various family members, including the funeral of Lionel Leslie (TLS 3/4/1987).

Box: 12 Fold: 12 Desmond Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/25/1943-5/12/1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS, 2 TLS from Desmond Leslie to his father Shane Leslie, reporting on conditions at Glaslough.

Box: 12 Fold: 13 Desmond Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/19/1967-7/5/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS from Desmond Leslie to his father Shane Leslie. TLS 7/4/1969 includes TL carbon from Desmond to "Mark" concerning the disposition of the Glaslough estate. As he notes in TLS 10/19/1967: "I took over Glaslough in 1963 with the set determination to restore its ruined finances, and despite so many setbacks and difficulties intend to carry on and make it work. With the new age of leisure and tourism, it could become a most valuable and unique asset, giving pleasure to many and supporting itself..."

Box: 12 Fold: 14 Desmond Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ACS postcard and TLS from Desmond Leslie to his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 15 Desmond Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/12/1944-5/16/1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS and 1 TL in newsletter style from Shane Leslie to his son Desmond Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 16 Dosia Leslie to Constance Leslie
Letter(s) dated c.1880-1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 undated ALS from Dosia Leslie to her mother Constance Leslie, re the death of her only son Desmond. Includes ALS dated (4/24/1893) describing a meeting at Albert Hall at which the Bishop of Derry delivered a speech.

Box: 12 Fold: 17 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/8/1953-6/11/1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 18 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/1/1954-10/14/1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains 15 dated, 1 undated ALS (possibly 1954) from Iris to Shane Leslie. Reference made to reading the latter's biography on Cardinal Gasquet (ALS 1/1/1954).

Box: 12 Fold: 19 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/11/1955-12/10/1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains 28 dated ALS, 1 undated ALS (possibly 1955?) from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 20 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/2/1956-10/2/1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS, 1 ACS postcard from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 21 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/5/1957-12/28/1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 22 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/3/1958-9/29/1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains 17 ALS from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 23 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/24/1949-5/6/1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Iris to Shane Leslie. With reference to reading and typing the manuscript of the latter's biography on Cardinal Manning (ALS May 3).

Box: 12 Fold: 24 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/23/1962-11/1/1964

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 25 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/6/1966-4/23/1970

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS, 1 ACS postcard from Iris to Shane Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 26 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 undated ALS from Iris to Shane Leslie. Includes sketch by Iris Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 27 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 12/17/1951-12/23/1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains ACS postcard & ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie, writing from on board ship enroute to the U.S.

Box: 12 Fold: 28 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/14/1953-10/10/1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie, writing during his tour of the U.S.

Box: 12 Fold: 29 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/20/1954-10/13/1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains 11 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 30 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/20/1955-5/31/1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains 16 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie; one describing a tour of the haunted castles of the County of Armagh (2/9/1955).

Box: 12 Fold: 31 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 6/8/1955-12/30/1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains 30 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie. References include death of Donald Frazer of Iris Leslie's first marriage (6/21/1955); a visit by Joan Haslip (9/10/1955).

Box: 12 Fold: 32 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/1/1956-7/2/1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains 23 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie. Includes some references to Roger Casement (1/1/1956 & 4/17/1956).

Box: 12 Fold: 33 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/2/1956-12/31/1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains 20 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie. Includes reference to lunching with Nancy Astor (8/2/1956); and to the funeral of Bernard W. Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster (8/25/1956).

Box: 12 Fold: 34 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/3/1957-3/23/1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains 15 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 35 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/6/1957-8/20/1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie.

Box: 12 Fold: 36 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/6/1957-12/26/1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains 19 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie.

Box: 13 Fold: 1 Iris C. Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/1/1958-2/28/1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains 25 ALS from Shane to Iris Leslie, written during a visit to the U.S.

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