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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 30 Fold: 15 Enid Starkie
Letter(s) dated 1/8/1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from writer Enid Starkie (1903-1970). 6 pages/3 sheets.

Box: 30 Fold: 16 Walter Starkie
Letter(s) dated 6/10/1939-7/28/1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from Walter Starkie. Reference to collaboration with Sir Shane of a life of J.P. Mahaffy (ALS 6/10/1939).

Box: 30 Fold: 17 Rev. Charles H. Startup
Letter(s) dated 5/11/1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Rev. Charles H. Startup.

Box: 30 Fold: 18 William F. P. Stockley
Letter(s) dated 1/20/1917-1/31/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from William F.P. Stockley, professor of English, University College, Cork, and president of the Cork Library 1915-17.

Box: 30 Fold: 19 Lord Strathmore, Patrick Bowes-Lyon
Letter(s) dated 1/6/1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Lord Strathmore, Patrick Bowes-Lyon.

Box: 30 Fold: 20 Timothy Strathmore
Letter(s) dated 5/30/1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Timothy Strathmore.



Box: 30 Fold: 21 Sir Charles Norman Lockhart Stronge
Letter(s) dated 8/28/1962-12/22/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS to Shane Leslie from Sir Norman Stronge.

Box: 30 Fold: 22 Lois Sturt
1920 (?)

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Lois Sturt.

Box: 30 Fold: 23 Frances Sullivan
Letter(s) dated 3/30/1912-10/4/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS from Shane Leslie to Frances Sullivan, best friend of Marjorie Ide Leslie. Includes autograph invitation to the wedding of Sir Shane and Marjorie Ide.

Box: 30 Fold: 24 Millicent Duchess of Sutherland
Letter(s) dated 11/12/1912-2/15/1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS to Shane Leslie from Millicent Duchess of Sutherland. Includes ALS from Shane Leslie (11/29/1937) with reference to Clare Sheridan's inheritance of Brede Place.

Box: 30 Fold: 25 Gladys Swaythling
Letter(s) dated 4/26/1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from the Dowager Lady Swaythling, O.B.E.

Box: 30 Fold: 26 Sir Richard Sykes
Letter(s) dated 7/16/1970-10/17/1974

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS from Sir Richard Sykes to Shane Leslie. Includes 1 TLS, 1 ALS from Sir Richard to Iris C. Leslie.

Box: 30 Fold: 27 Virginia Sykes
Incomplete date

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Virginia Sykes.

Box: 30 Fold: 28 Andre Tardieu
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Andre Tardieu, prime minister of France.

Box: 30 Fold: 29 Sir W.W.D. Thomson
Letter(s) dated 8/21/1933-11/8/1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS & TLS to Shane Leslie from Sir W.W.D. Thomson.

Box: 30 Fold: 30 Rev. Henry Thorold
Letter(s) dated 3/16/1962-2/13/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS, 1 ACS to Shane Leslie from Rev. Henry Thorold, thanking Sir Shane for visiting and lecturing at Lancing.

Box: 30 Fold: 31 Henry Thorold - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/1/1962-1/1/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains 18 ALS from Shane Leslie to Henry Thorold.

Box: 30 Fold: 32 Richard H. Tierney, S.J.
Letter(s) dated 12/9/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Richard H. Tierney, S.J., re Catholicism in U.S. 5 pages.

Box: 30 Fold: 33 Kathleen Tillotson
Letter(s) dated 2/6/1937-11/7/1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS (11/7/1963) to Shane Leslie from Kathleen Tillotson, biographer of William Makepeace Thackeray. Includes TLS (2/6/1937) to Shane Leslie from Malcolm Elwin re accessing letters by Thackeray to use in a book. Also includes 2 pages autograph notes by Shane Leslie on "Vanity Fair," and 3 newspaper clippings of articles re the centenary of Thackeray's death; a new edition of "Vanity Fair" by Geoffrey and Kathleen Tillotson (1963); and Vernersbridge, Co. Tyrone: "In days gone by, the Churchill estate at Vernersbridge, in Co. Tyrone, was one of the most important places of its kind in Ulster. It had a link with Thackeray through the fact that one of the Verners come into his best known novel, Vanity Fair."

Box: 30 Fold: 34 Herbert Thurston, S.J.
Letter(s) dated 7/19/1923-9/21/1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS to Shane Leslie from Herbert Thurston, S.J.

Box: 30 Fold: 35 Frank Tomlinson
Letter(s) dated 3/27/1959-3/27/1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Frank Tomlinson: "It is a fact that my grandfather (George Dodgson Tomlinson) copied several pictures of the 1st Duke of Westminster's at Grosvenor House, when he was building Eaton Hall..."

Box: 30 Fold: 36 W.J. Topley
Letter(s) dated 2/20/1958-4/11/1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS to Shane Leslie from W.J. Topley.

Box: 30 Fold: 37 Margaret Trouncer
Letter(s) dated 2/3/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from writer Margaret Trouncer (1903-82). 2 sheets/4 pages. Reference to death of Hazel Lavery.

Box: 30 Fold: 38 Joseph Tumulty - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/11/1918-4/7/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS from Shane Leslie to Joseph Tumulty, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson, re the Irish Convention. Includes autograph copy by Sir Shane of a letter from Tumulty (1/11/1918): "I genuinely appreciate your thoughtfulness in letting me see the letters from Sir Horace Plunkett. I have read them with a great deal of pleasure and interest."

Box: 30 Fold: 39 Margaret Turnbull
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS to Shane Leslie from Margaret Turnbull.

Box: 30 Fold: 40 Midge Tweedale
Letter(s) dated 7/11/1936-6/28/1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains 10 ALS + fragment (first page missing) to Shane Leslie from Midge Tweedale.

Box: 30 Fold: 41 Richard Tyner (Bishop of Clogher)
Letter(s) dated 1/18/1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Richard Tyner, bishop of Clogher.

Box: 30 Fold: 42 William George Tyrell of Avon
Letter(s) dated 2/3/1915-3/17/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 TLS to Shane Leslie from William George Tyrell, 1st Baron of Avon.

Box: 30 Fold: 43 George Tyrrell to Hon. William Gibson
Letter(s) dated 5/30/1903-4/20/1908

DESCRIPTION: Contains 16 ALS from George Tyrrell to William Gibson. Includes 3 ALS to Mrs. Marianne Gibson (?)

Box: 30 Fold: 44 Viscount Ullswater, James William Lowther
Letter(s) dated 6/24/1914-6/20/1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS (6/20/1945) from James William Lowther, 1st Viscount of Ullswater, to Shane Leslie re papers from the Buckingham Palace Conference of July 1914, called by the King George V to settle the Home Rule dispute between northern and southern Ireland. Includes 3 pages of autograph notes about the conference by Shane Leslie, and 18 pages of autograph transcriptions by Sir Shane of correspondence regarding the conference. Also includes "Secret" report (printed by the Foreign Office July 22, 1914) about the conference: "The Irish National Party have all along been, and still are, strongly of the opinion that no satisfactory settlement of the Irish question can be obtained by the exclusion of any portion of Ireland from the operation of the Home Rule Bill."

Also includes autograph note (1 sheet) by Shane Leslie re the Irish Convention 1917.

Box: 30 Fold: 45 Jimmy Vann - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Ludgrove years c.1895-98

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS from the young Sir Shane Leslie to a friend, Jimmy Vann. Addressed from Ludgrove.

Box: 30 Fold: 46 John Stephen Vaughan
Letter(s) dated 6/3/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from John Stephen Vaughan, bishop of Sebastopolis. Reference to letters from Cardinal Manning, in which Sir Shane was interested for his book on Manning.

Box: 30 Fold: 47 Arthur Vincent
Letter(s) dated 2/21/1921-7/30/1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, 1 telegram from Arthur Vincent to Shane Leslie. Includes 7 ALS, 2 telegrams from Shane Leslie to Arthur Vincent, re Ireland, Home Rule, Sinn Fein, and Irish nationalist prisoners to be executed by the British government.

Box: 30 Fold: 48 Arthur Vincent - Diary (transcriptions)
c.1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions of excerpts from the diary of Arthur Vincent re requests for stay of execution of Irish nationalist prisoners. References also to Maud Gonne McBride and to Sir Basil director, Special Branch, Metropolitan Police (London). Total pages: 10.

Box: 30 Fold: 49 Arthur Vincent - Corres. from Margot Asquith (transcr)
Letter(s) dated 3/9/1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcription by Shane Leslie of a letter from Margot Asquith to Arthur Vincent re Irish politics.

Box: 30 Fold: 50 Maude Vincent - Corres. from Maude Gonne McBride
Letter(s) dated 3/10/1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains copy of a telegram from Maud Gonne McBride to Maud Vincent (3/10/1921): "Irish opinion much stirred over fate of seven young men under death sentence..." Includes autograph note by Maud Vincent below telegram message.

Box: 30 Fold: 51 Sir Basil Thomson to Shane Leslie (Arthur Vincent File)
Letter(s) dated 3/12/1921-6/20/1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 TLS from Sir Basil Thomson to Shane Leslie re the political situation in Ireland, Sinn Fein activities, role of Archbishop Mannix as peacemaker, etc.

Box: 30 Fold: 52 (Arthur Vincent File) - Corres. re Irish Question/Negotiations
1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence concerning the question of Home Rule for Ireland, and a truce for negotiations with England. Includes -

1. ALS from Shane Leslie to Mrs. Childers, 7/21/1921.

2. TLS xerox copy from Shane Leslie to Winston Churchill, 6/17/1921.

3. ALS from Barry Egan, deputy mayor of Cork, Ireland, to Shane Leslie, 6/20/1921. Attached: ACS from Egan to Sir Shane introducing himself. Also includes typed memorandum from Sir Shane to Egan, signed by the latter and dated 6/20/1921.

4. ALS from E. Fielding (sp?) to Shane Leslie, 3/9/1921.

5. Typed copy of a letter (6/20/1921) to Shane Leslie from Edmund Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, 1st viscount, viceroy of Ireland (1921-22).

6. "Confidential Statement" by Shane Leslie, typed, signed, dated 6/20/1921.

Box: 30 Fold: 53 Desmond Vincent-Jones
Letter(s) dated c.1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Desmond Vincent-Jones re Battle of Leyte Gulf (October 1944), admirals William Frederick Halsey and Oldendorf.

Box: 30 Fold: 54 John de Vere Loder Wakehurst
Letter(s) dated 5/13/1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from John de Vere Loder Wakehurst (1st baron).

Box: 30 Fold: 55 Mary Waldegrave
Incomplete date

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Mary Waldegrave.

Box: 30 Fold: 56 Hugh Walpole
Letter(s) dated 8/12/1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Hugh Walpole re the disposition of his papers. Total: 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 30 Fold: 57 J.C. Walsh
Letter(s) dated 7/21/1916-10/31/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS to Shane Leslie from J.C. Walsh, editor of "Ireland," re Irish politics.

Box: 30 Fold: 58 Louis S. Walsh
Letter(s) dated 7/10/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Louis S. Walsh, Bishop of Portland, Maine, re placing copies of the "Dublin Review" in American libraries.

Box: 30 Fold: 59 Dorothy Ward - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/11/1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS (with typed transcription) from Shane Leslie to Dorothy Ward, sister of Arnold Ward, a colleague of Sir Shane's at Eton.

Box: 30 Fold: 60 Phyllis A. Watson - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 7/23/1961-11/9/1978

DESCRIPTION: Contains 28 ALS, 5 undated ALS from Shane Leslie to Phyllis A. Watson. Includes 1 TLS (11/9/1978) from Charles Russell (legal executor) to Iris Leslie re the correspondence between Watson and Sir Shane.

Box: 31 Fold: 1 Alec Waugh
Letter(s) dated 8/28/1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Alec Waugh to Shane Leslie re the former's research for a biography on Thomas Lipton. Also reference to his acquaintance with Anita Leslie in Beirut 1941-1942.

Box: 31 Fold: 2 Evelyn Waugh
Letter(s) dated 5/30/1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Evelyn Waugh. Congratulations on the former's marriage.

Box: 31 Fold: 3 Ava Viscountess Waverley (nee Bodley)
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS to Shane Leslie from Ava Viscountess Waverley, daughter of J.E.C. Bodley. Reference to J.E.C. Bodley.

Box: 31 Fold: 4 William Hall Walter Wavertree
Letter(s) dated 12/24/1931-7/8/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS to Shane Leslie from William Hall Walter Wavertree, 1st baron of Delamere. Reference to Moreton Frewen and to the standardization of silver.

Box: 31 Fold: 5 Duke of Wellington, Gerald Wellesley
Letter(s) dated 1/15/1930-12/10/1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS, 1 TLS to Shane Leslie from the Duke of Wellington, Gerald Wellesley. Reference to Bishop Wellesley and family ancestry. Note: TLS 12/10/1963 partially glued to scrapbook page (on recto side).

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