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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 64 Fold: 13 Book Review: "The Art of Canned Biography"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of an edition of the Dictionary of National Biography, edited by L.G. Wickham Legg. 13 typed pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 14 Book Review: "Asquith..." by Roy Jenkins
Published 1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "Asquith: Portrait of a Man and an Era" by Roy Jenkins (London: Collins, 1964).

Box: 64 Fold: 15 Book Review: "Essays on Freedom and Power" by Lord Acton
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "Essays on Freedom and Power," by John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton (c.1948).

Box: 64 Fold: 16 Book Review - "Fear God and Dread Nought"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "Fear God and Dread Nought: the Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher of Kilverstone, " edited by Arthur Jacob Marder (London: Cape, 1952-1959). 4 typed pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 17 Book Review - "Irish Chiefs and Leaders: Father Paul Walsh"
Published 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "Irish Chiefs and Leaders: Father Paul Walsh," edited by Colm O. Lochlainn (Dublin: Sigh of the Three Candles, 1960). 3 autograph pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 18 Book Review - "The Jews" by Hilaire Belloc
Published 1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "The Jews" by Hilaire Belloc (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937). 4 typed pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 19 Book Review - "King Edward the Seventh" by Sir Philip Magnus
Published 1964

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "King Edward the Seventh" by Sir Philip Montefiore Magnus (New York: Dutton, 1964). 4 typed pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 20 Book Review - "Halifax: the Life of Lord Halifax" by Birkenhead
Published 1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "Halifax: the Life of Lord Halifax" by Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, Earl of Birkenhead (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966). 9 autograph pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 21 Book Review - "A Literary History of Rome in the Silver Age"
Published 1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "A Literary History of Rome in the Silver Age, " by John Wight Duff (London: T.F. Unwin Limited, 1927). Clipping of the printed item in "The Outlook," January 14, 1928.

Box: 64 Fold: 22 Book Review - "The Place of St. Thomas of Canterbury..."
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains book review by Shane Leslie of "The Place of St. Thomas of Canterbury in History," by Thomas Frederick Tout. 4 autograph pages.

Box: 64 Fold: 23 Lecture Notes: Baron Corvo
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes for a lecture by Shane Leslie re Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo.

Box: 64 Fold: 24 Lecture: Drama
April 5, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript for a lecture by Shane Leslie re drama.

Box: 64 Fold: 25 Lecture: "The England that Was"
February 18, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed transcription of a lecture by Shane Leslie entitled, "The England That Was." Delivered to the Allied Circle Club, February 18, 1960.

Box: 64 Fold: 26 Lecture: "Irish and Scotch-Irish"
December 1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains newspaper clipping of a printed lecture given by Shane Leslie to the Louth Archaeological Society.

Box: 64 Fold: 27 Lectures: Newman and Manning / Winston Churchill (Poster)
no date

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed notice of lectures given by Shane Leslie at the Universite Catholique de l'Ouest, re cardinals Manning and Newman, and on Winston Churchill.

Box: 64 Fold: 28 Lectures: Printed Notices
c.1934-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous printed notices re lectures given by Shane Leslie.

Box: 64 Fold: 29 Drawings by Shane Leslie and Iris C. Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous drawings by Shane Leslie and Iris C. Leslie.

Box: 64 Fold: 30 Sir Harold Williams - Caricature
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ink and water color drawing of Sir Harold Williams.

Box: 65 Fold: 1 Corrected Page Proofs - House of Commons Speakers
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains corrected page proofs (?) of printed transcription of a debate in the House of Commons re a request from the Princess Regent of Portugal for Britain's support against Spain.

Box: 65 Fold: 2 Galleys: "Coronation Notes"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for an article by Shane Leslie, "Coronation Notes."

Box: 65 Fold: 3 Galleys: "Irish Families"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for an article by Shane Leslie, "Irish Families." This is a book review for "Irish Families, their Names, Arms, and Origins" by Edward MacLysaght; and for "Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland" edited by L.G. Pine. 4 sets of proofs.

Box: 65 Fold: 4 Galleys: "Leonard Jerome"
February 4, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for Shane Leslie's biography entitled, "The Life of Leonard Jerome of New York with notices of his three daughters, Clara Moreton Frewen, Jennie Randolph Churchill, and Leonie Blanche Leslie." A small tag attached to the galleys bears the note: "Galley Proofs / This book was stopped publication by W.S.C. (Winston S. Churchill?)."

Box: 65 Fold: 5 Galleys: "Leonard Jerome"
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for Shane Leslie's biography on Leonard Jerome. (See description for Folder 65:4.)



Box: 65 Fold: 6 Galleys: "Leonard Jerome"
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for Shane Leslie's biography on Leonard Jerome. (See description for Folder 65:4.)

Box: 65 Fold: 7 Galleys: "Leonard Jerome"
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for Shane Leslie's biography on Leonard Jerome. (See description for Folder 65:4.)

Box: 65 Fold: 8 Galleys: "Keynes of Kings"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for a review of "The Life of John Maynard Keynes," by Roy F. Harrod. Entitled, "Keynes of Kings."

Box: 65 Fold: 9 Galleys: "Proust on Exhibition"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for "Proust on Exhibition," a review by Shane Leslie of an exhibition on Marcel Proust.

Box: 65 Fold: 10 Galleys: "Oscar Wilde and Catholicism"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for "Oscar Wilde and Catholicism" by Shane Leslie.

Box: 65 Fold: 11 Galleys: "Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for an article written by Shane Leslie on the Polish explorer, Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki. Includes 2 newspaper cuttings on Strzelecki.

Box: 65 Fold: 12 Galleys: "Why Rome Makes Converts"
c.September 1924

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proofs for a rebuttal by Shane Leslie to an article by Arnold Lunn entitled, "Roman Converts" printed in "The Review of the Churches" (September 1924).

Box: 66 Fold: 1 Wilfrid S. Blunt: "In Vinculis"
c.1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains an edition of "In Vinculis" by Wilfrid S. Blunt. Inscribed by the author to Shane Leslie and dated May 29, 1911. With Sir Shane's bookplate (inside front cover). Includes the following inserts are included, in order of appearance (attached/loose) -

1. Judith (Blunt) Lytton to Shane Leslie, ALS 10/16/1948, re her father Wilfrid Scawen Blunt. Also, ALS 10/19/1948 & 11/1/1948.

2. Sydney Cockerell to Shane Leslie, ALS 10/15/1948, enclosing a letter from Anne Noel Blunt, Baroness Wentworth (see below). Also, ALS 10/13/148.

3. Anne Noel Blunt to Sydney Cockerell, ALS 6/9/1912.

4. Typed transcription by Shane Leslie of letter from Vincent McNabb to Terence Connolly, S.J., 12/2/1938: "...It would not be fair to Wilfrid Blunt to say that I reconciled him to the Church. I gave him the Last Sacraments. I only hope I shall have at death the same childlike faith that he had..."

5. Typescript copy of a reminiscence of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt by his daughter Judith Lytton. 2 pages.

Box: 66 Fold: 2 "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life..." by Shane Leslie
Published 1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life Chiefly from Unpublished Sources," by Shane Leslie (London: Burns Oates, 1939). Inscribed: "For Jess with the best wishes and kind regards of the author and gratitude eternal - Shane Leslie, November 13, 1949." Printed pages are interleaved with newspaper clippings, autograph notes by Shane Leslie, correspondence, and miscellaneous other items including the following -

1a. Autograph note by Mrs. Fitzherbert (?) (attached to front flyleaf): "Mrs. (...) is gone home and I have promised to send for her tomorrow..."

1b. Printed notice: "With the Compliments of Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd." With autograph note by Shane Leslie: "1st Copy of 1st Edition from the Publisher to the author. For the Library at Glaslough - not to be alienated. S.L."

2. George Fitz-Clarence, Earl of Munster from his father King William IV of England, ALS c.1809.

3. Mary Georgiana Emma "Minney" (Seymour) Dawson-Damer to her mother, Horatia Waldegrave (?), ALS 1831.

4. Constance Damer Leslie to Mrs. Fitzherbert, ALS 1831 (?)

5. Beatrice Chichester-Plowden (sp?) to Shane Leslie, ALS 11/16/1937

6. George Fitz-Clarence, Earl of Munster to Minney (Seymour) Dawson-Damer, ALS, n.d.

7. Algernon Law to Shane Leslie, ALS 2/14/1940.

8. Marjorie Ide Leslie from Shane Leslie, ALS 12/13/1937.

9. William Spencer, 6th Duke of Devonshire to Mrs. Fitzherbert, ALS 1/12/----.

10. George Dawson-Damer to Mrs. Fitzherbert, ALS 8/23/1825.



Box: 66 Fold: 3 "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life..." by Shane Leslie (Inserts A)
Published 1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains looseleaved correspondence and autograph notes relating to the life of Mrs. Fitzherbert. Originally inserted into Shane Leslie's book, "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life ..." (1939). Includes the following -

1. Rev. Ronnie (sp?) O. Bowlby to Shane Leslie, ALS 1/20/1960.

2. Francis Thompson to Shane Leslie, TLS 5/16/1939.

3. O.F. Morehead (?) to Shane Leslie, TLS 10/11/1939 (lower portion mission.

4. Autograph manuscript entitled, "Verse wrote by Mr. Fitzpatrick" re Charles J. Fox.

5. Autograph manuscript by Shane Leslie re George Dawson-Damer.

Box: 66 Fold: 4 "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life..." by Shane Leslie (Inserts B)
c.1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous printed material relating to Mrs. Fitzherbert, collected and inserted by Shane Leslie into a copy of his biography, "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life..." (1939). Items include postcards showing Brighton and the Royal Pavillion famous resort and rendez-vous of King George IV and Mrs. Fitzherbert. Includes a printed booklet, "The Royal Pavillion: a brief history and guide," by Clifford Musgrave (1967). One postcard is from Seymour Leslie.

Box: 66 Fold: 5 "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life..." by Shane Leslie (Inserts C)
c.1946-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains newspaper article clippings re Mrs. Fitzherbert, gathered and inserted by Shane Leslie into his biography, "Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life..." (1939). Includes book review of a biography by Anita Leslie, "Mrs. Fitzherbert."

Box: 66 Fold: 6 "The Letters of Mrs. Fitzherbert..." by Shane Leslie
Published 1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains the second part of Shane Leslie's biography on Mrs. Fitzherbert, "The Letters of Mrs. Fitzherbert and Connected Papers: being the second volume of the life of Mrs. Fitzherbert," (London: Burns Oates, 1940). With looseleaved inserts (correspondence, autograph notes by Shane Leslie, clippings of printed articles and information), including the following items -

1. O.F. Morehead, the librarian, Windsor Castle, to Shane Leslie, TLS 10/3/1939. Also, TLS 5/8/1939, 3 pages; TLS 6/1/1941; TLS 6/22/1939; TL note 5/31/1939, with typed transcription of a letter from the Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington to Lt. Gen. Sir Herbert Taylor, 8/23/1830.

2. Edward Duke of Kent to Mrs. Fitzherbert, 12/20/1816. 4 folios. (Letter encased in archival envelope; original envelope with black seal remains attached to the flyleaf of the printed book.)

3. George Dawson-Damer, calling card: "Lt. Colonel Dawson / Tilney Street."

4. Autograph manuscript notes by Shane Leslie (attached to p.193 of the book). Pages 1-8 missing. Pages 9-12 extant).

5. Mrs. Fitzherbert to Minney Dawson-Damer, ALS 8/20/1830 (attached with fragment of addressed envelope to rear endpapers. Includes seal).

Box: 66 Fold: 7 "The Letters of Mrs. Fitzherbert..." by Shane Leslie (Inserts A)
c.1939-40

DESCRIPTION: Contains looseleaves (correspondence and autograph notes) originally inserted into Shane Leslie's biography, "The Letters of Mrs. Fitzherbert." (See book in Folder 66:6.) Includes the following items -

1. Hugh O'Donnell to Shane Leslie, TLS 5/21/1940, (lower portion of letter missing).

2. George Williamson to Shane Leslie, TLS 6/10/1940.

3. Typed transcription of a letter by Mrs. Fitzherbert: "Ten thousand thanks to you my dear little friend for the beautiful tippet..."

4. Autograph transcriptions of letters by and about Mrs. Fitzherbert, entitled, "Letters belonging to G.B." 8 pages.



Box: 66 Fold: 8 "The Letters of Mrs. Fitzherbert..." by Shane Leslie (Inserts B)
c.1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed material re Mrs. Fitzherbert including postcards. Originally inserted into the book.

Box: 67 Fold: 1 "Mr. Frewen of England" by Anita Leslie
Published 1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains the biography by Anita Leslie on Moreton Frewen, entitled, "Mr. Frewen of England - A Victorian Adventurer" (London: Hutchinson, 1966). The book includes inserted autograph notes by Shane Leslie and Iris Leslie; clippings of printed articles and reviews and correspondence -

1. Anita Leslie to Shane Leslie, ALS 8/19/1966.

2. Moreton Frewen on Jennie and Randolph Churchill, typed manuscript signed, dated Spring 1912.

Box: 67 Fold: 2 "Cardinal Gasquet" by Shane Leslie
Published 1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains Shane Leslie's biography on Cardinal Gasquet, published by Burns Oates, 1953. Includes the following inserted items -

1. Francois Aidan Cardinal Gasquet to Dr. Ethelbert, ALS 5/3/1896.

2. Sir Frederic George Kenyon (1863-1952) to Shane Leslie, ALS 5/19/1948.

3. Archbishop David Mathew to Shane Leslie, ALS 4/3/1954.

Box: 67 Fold: 3 "Cardinal Pole and his Early Friends" by Cardinal Gasquet
Published 1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains book by Cardinal Gasquet on the English Humanist scholar Reginald Pole, entitled, "Cardinal Pole and his Early Friends" (London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1927). Flyleaf signed by Cardinal Gasquet and dated rome Feb. 12, 1927. Includes inserted materials -

1. Cardinal Gasquet to Shane Leslie, ALS 6/12/1922, ALS 7/12/1921, ALS 12/29/1921, ALS 6/14/1921, ALS 8/27/1921, 5/8/1924, ALS 7/30/1913, ALS 7/17/1923, ALS 3/23/1921, ALS 12/6/1921.

2. Material request ticket signed by Cardinal Gasquet at the British Library (?).

3. Cardinal Merry del Val to Father Philip, ALS 4/6/1929.

Box: 67 Fold: 4 "Cardinal Gasquet as an Historian" by M.D. Knowles
Published 1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains booklet by M.D. Knowles, "Cardinal Gasquet as an Historian" (University of London, Athlone Press, 1957). Includes tipped-in ALS from Sir Frederic George Kenyon to Shane Leslie, 5/27/1948.

Box: 67 Fold: 5 "Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins" edited by Robert Bridges
Published 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins" edited with notes by Robert Bridges (Oxford University Press, 1933). Inscribed flyleaf: "Mary Crawshay from dear daisy final, March 1935." Also, autograph note by Shane Leslie on front cover endpaper: "Contains two autograph letters from Robert Bridges Poet Laureate to Shane Leslie when selecting poems of G.M.H. for a Catholic Anthology," indicating the following tipped-in items -

Robert Bridges to Shane Leslie, ALS 2/26/----; ALS 2/23/----.

Includes loose inserts -

1. A. Bischoff to Shane Leslie, TLS 8/10/1947.

2. Printed item re "An Uncollected Letter of Gerard Manley Hopkins."

3. (Attached to rear flyleaf) "Rosa Mystica" by Hopkins (printed).

Box: 68 Fold: 1 "Tom Brown's School Days" by Thomas Hughes
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Tom Brown's School Days" by Thomas Hughes, illustrated by John H. Bacon, R.A. (London: Blackie and Son Limited). Includes autograph notes by Shane Leslie (tipped in); and heavily annotated margins and printed text by Sir Shane.

Box: 68 Fold: 2 "The Hazel Wand" by Kevin O'Higgins
Published 1925

DESCRIPTION: Contains "The Hazel Wand" by Kevin O'Higgins (London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1925). Being poems written for Hazel Lavery. Includes autograph note by Shane Leslie on front cover endpaper: "Hazel gave me what Kevin wrote for her. May they rest in peace!"

1. Includes the following fragments of correspondence from Kevin O'Higgins to Hazel Lavery (originally tipped in by Hazel Lavery) -

* ALS 11/23/1926 w/ envelope

* ALS 12/17/1926 w/ envelope

* Envelope addressed to Lady Lavery by Kevin O'Higgins, postmarked 8/7/1925 (empty).

* Envelope dated 8/6/1925 (empty).

* Envelope dated 11/19/1926 (empty).

* ALS 11/19/1926 (attached to rear flyleaf).

2. Max Green (sp?) to Shane Leslie 4/8/1954.

3. Newsclipping re Kevin O'Higgins: "Kevin O'Higgins and Ireland's Future; A Study in Character" ("The Observer" 7/15/1927).

4. Other looseleaf items -

* Autograph note by Iris Leslie re the above book: "The Hazel Wand" Poems written by Kevin O'Higgins to Hazel Lavery - original letters pasted in & press obituary. Given by Hazel to SL. Should go to Irish National Library to join Michael Collins relics already presented by ICL."

* Autograph poem by Shane Leslie: "Hazel Among the Spirits."

* Autograph letter (to the editor?) by Shane Leslie dated 5/12/1964 re Michael Collins and Hazel Lavery.

* Typed transcription of a letter from Shane Leslie to Hazel Lavery, 9/31/1920.

* Margery Forester to Shane Leslie, ALS 5/10/1964, re biography on Michael Collins.

Box: 68 Fold: 3 "Poems and Ballads" by Shane Leslie
c.1954-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Poems and Ballads" by Shane Leslie (no publication date shown). Includes tipped in items (clippings, correspondence).

Box: 68 Fold: 4 "Poems and Ballads" by Shane Leslie (inserts)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains loose items originally inserted into book (folder 68:3). Includes autograph and typed poems by Shane Leslie.

Box: 68 Fold: 5 "Selected Articles" by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains bound volume of miscellaneous printed articles (reprints) by Shane Leslie. Includes autograph list of titles on front flyleaves.

Box: 68 Fold: 6 "Poems of Puncture" by Amanda M. Ros
Written c.1880-1911

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Poems of Puncture" by Amanda M. Ros (London: Arthur H. Stockwell). Missing covers. Autograph manuscript notes by Shane Leslie inserted.

Box: 69 Fold: 1 "The Return of the Dark Invader" by Franz von Rintelen
Published 1935, 1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains "The Return of the Dark Invader" by Franz von Rintelen (London: Lovat Dickson Limited, 1935; reprinted 1938). Signed by author. Includes the following items (tipped in) -

1. TLS from the British Home Office to Shane Leslie re Rintelen, 12/1/1944.

2. Printed copy of President Woodrow Wilson's order for the release of Rintelen, 11/21/1920.

3. ALS from Franz von Rintelen to Shane Leslie, 12/19/1944.

4. (Loose) Printed information re Rintelen.



Box: 69 Fold: 2 "Robin and Harry" by Dean Swift
Written August 4, 1729

DESCRIPTION: Contains facsimile and printed transcription of a poem written by Dean Swift to Robin and Harry Leslie of Glaslough, August 4, 1729.

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