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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 72 Fold: 30 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Seymour Leslie
c.1972

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Seymour Leslie to Iris Leslie re Lesley Jowitt.

Box: 72 Fold: 31 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Misc.
c.1919-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Shane Leslie to Dr. Oliver St. John Gogarty, Vyvyan Holland, Sir George Arthur, Olive Guthrie, May Hawkes, John Quinn, Marjorie Leslie. With correspondence to Shane Leslie from Winston Churchill, Sir Evelyn Wrench, Alex Murison.

Box: 72 Fold: 32 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: re Youth
c.1886-1903

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Shane Leslie's childhood nurses including Alice Nichols. Also Shane Leslie to Norman Leslie and Leonie Leslie to Norman Leslie re Elsie Hope's wedding (1903).

Box: 72 Fold: 33 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Wilfrid Meynell
1939-1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Shane Leslie to Wilfrid Meynell.

Box: 72 Fold: 34 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Judy Rhodes
c.1935-37

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 72 Fold: 35 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Cecil Spring-Rice
c.1913-1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Sir Cecil Spring-Rice to Shane Leslie with replies from Sir Shane. Includes typescripts by Iris Leslie about Spring-Rice including transcriptions of articles about him. With 2 ALS from Betty Arthur, daughter of Cecil Spring-Rice, to Iris Leslie (undated).

Box: 72 Fold: 36 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Robinson, Paschal
2/15/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Paschal Robinson to Shane Leslie.

Box: 72 Fold: 37 Shane Leslie Biography Diary Transcriptions: 1914
3/26/1914-11/30/1914

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcription by Iris Leslie of extracts from the diaries/journals of Shane Leslie, for her work on his life and letters.

Box: 72 Fold: 38 Shane Leslie Biography Diary Transcriptions: 1922-35
1/7/1922-7/4/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcription by Iris Leslie of extracts from the diaries/journals of Shane Leslie, for her work on his life and letters.

Box: 72 Fold: 39 Shane Leslie Biography Diary Transcriptions: 1926-32
9/11/1926-10/24/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcription by Iris Leslie of extracts from the diaries/journals of Shane Leslie, for her work on his life and letters.

Box: 73 Fold: 1 Shane Leslie Biography Corres. Transcriptions: Misc.
c.1916-19

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Includes correspondence from Shane Leslie to John Quinn, Horace Plunkett, Jennie Churchill, Leonie Leslie, Seymour Leslie, John Redmond, Cecil Spring-Rice and Theodore Roosevelt.

Box: 73 Fold: 2 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1916-66

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of journal entries and correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1916-66. Includes St. John Brodrick (Earl of Midleton) to Edmund Talbot (1924) and Shane Leslie to Henry Thorold.

Box: 73 Fold: 3 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1916. Labelled "Probable rejects." Includes correspondence to Shane Leslie from: A.E. George Russell, William Maloney. Also, Shane Leslie to Leonie Leslie, Seymour Leslie; and Leonie Leslie to Anne Cockran.

Box: 73 Fold: 4 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
1915-26

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1915-26. Includes correspondence from Shane Leslie to A.E. George Russell, Horace Plunkett, Seymour Leslie, Jennie Churchill, Hazel Lavery, Wilfrid Meynell.

Box: 73 Fold: 5 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
1900-1922

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1900-22. Includes Shane Leslie to John Quinn, Francis Meynell, Wilfrid Meynell, Marjorie Leslie, Clare (Frewen) Sheridan, Olive Guthrie, Leonie Leslie, Norman Leslie, John Leslie (1st baronet).

Box: 73 Fold: 6 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence from Shane Leslie to herself, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1957.

Box: 73 Fold: 7 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of journal entries and correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1918. Includes correspondence to Shane Leslie from Robert Wilberforce, John Wynne, S.J.; and from Sir Shane to Horace Plunkett.

Box: 73 Fold: 8 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1928

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of journal entries and correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1928.

Box: 73 Fold: 9 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1913-1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of journal entries and correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1913-46. Labelled "Miscellania."

Box: 73 Fold: 10 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1940-41

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie correspondence by Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1940-41. Labelled "From letters to R.B. 1940-41."

Box: 73 Fold: 11 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1921-1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1922-62. Includes correspondence from Juliet Duff to Leonie Leslie; and Shane Leslie to Moreton Frewen, John Leslie (2nd baronet), Mother Bonaventure, Rupert Hart-Davis.

Box: 73 Fold: 12 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1909-1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1909-44. Includes Shane Leslie to Leonie Leslie; and Theodore Roosevelt and Archbishop O'Donnell to Shane Leslie.

Box: 73 Fold: 13 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1935-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1935-63. Includes Shane Leslie to Basil Clarke, George Arthur, Margaret Trouncer, Leonie Leslie; and Sean Kelly to Shane Leslie.

Box: 73 Fold: 14 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1938-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1938-67. Includes Shane Leslie to Marquis of Winchester, Eve Fleming, Leonie Leslie, Evelyn Waugh, Iris Leslie, Muriel Lowther, Doreen Sainsbury, John Herbert, David Knowles, A.W. Lawrence, Millicent Duchess of Sutherland; and Leonie Leslie to Jennie Churchill. Also includes typed transcript of an excerpt from the diary of Elizabeth Russell.

Box: 73 Fold: 15 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1915-1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1915-61.

Box: 73 Fold: 16 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1915-1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of journal entries and correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1915-18. Includes Shane Leslie to John Redmond, John Dillon, Horace Plunkett, Cecil Spring-Rice, John Quinn, Bourke Cockran, Seymour Leslie, John Leslie (2nd baronet) and Leonie Leslie.

Box: 73 Fold: 17 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1914-66

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1914-66. Includes Shane Leslie to John Leslie (2nd baronet), George Moore, Hazel Lavery, Marjorie Leslie, Vyvyan Holland, Clare Sheridan, John Maynard Keynes, Wilfrid Meynell, John (Jack) Norman Leslie (son), Sheila Mayhew, George Arthur, Clive Bell, C.R. Fay, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Iris Leslie, Cardinal D'Alton, Elizabeth Longford, Lord Alexander of Tunis, John Barton. Labelled "Miscellaneous Letters from SL - various - various dates - some duplicates."

Box: 73 Fold: 18 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1915-22

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript fragments and transcriptions by Iris Leslie of correspondence to/from/about Shane Leslie, to be used for her work on his life and letters. Miscellaneous order, rough span dates: 1915-22. Labelled "Some duplicates - some rejects." Includes material on Cecil Spring-Rice, Horace Plunkett, John Redmond, Lloyd George, Lord Halifax, Edward Carson, Cyril Fay.

Box: 73 Fold: 19 Shane Leslie Biography Miscellaneous Transcriptions
c.1915-16

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copies of typed transcriptions of correspondence and articles by Shane Leslie, possibly used for research by Iris Leslie in preparation for her work on his life and letters. Includes introduction by Seymour Leslie to a selection of letters by Shane Leslie (not published). Also includes article by Douglas Woodruff on Shane Leslie (1961).

Box: 73 Fold: 20 Iris Leslie Manuscript: "The Bloody Shroud"
1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscripts of journal entries/reminiscences by Iris Leslie of her travels with Shane Leslie.

Box: 73 Fold: 21 Iris Leslie Manuscripts: Miscellaneous
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous autograph manuscripts by Iris Leslie.

Box: 74 Fold: 1 Admiral David Beatty - Related Correspondence
1924-1978

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence relating to Admiral David Beatty (1st earl), particularly his papers and letters. Includes -

@ John Fleming to Iris Leslie, 3 TLS 1978.

@ Oswald Frewen (?) to Shane Leslie, ALS 10/29/69.

@ George Godfrey-Faussett to Iris Leslie ALS 2/24/1978. Includes signed carbon copy of TL to Godfrey- Faussett from Stephen Roskill 2/27/1978.

@ Ernest Johns to Iris Leslie 2 TLS 1978.

@ Shane Leslie to Horatia Seymour, TLS 8/28/1962 re Adm. Beatty's love letters to Eugenie Godfrey-Faussett.

@ Stephen Roskill to Anita King, TLS 2/8/1978.

@ Stephen Roskill to John Norman Leslie, TLS 9/2/1971.

@ Stephen Roskill to Iris C. Leslie re obtaining letters by Adm. Beatty in the possession of Shane Leslie. Total 18 TLS, 1 ALS datespan 1971-1979. TLS 2/21/1978 enclosed with xerox copy of TL from Roskill to John Fleming 2/22/1978. TLS 3/3/1978 enclosed with xerox copies of 4 ALS from Eugenie Godfrey-Faussett to Shane Leslie (5/9/1942, 9/14/1947, 1/25/1948, 12/21/1948); and copy of 8 pages of autograph notes by Shane Leslie re Beatty and Eugenie Godfrey-Faussett. TLS 6/29/78 enclosed with xerox copies of 2 ALS from Beatty to Shane Leslie.

@ Evan Tredegar to Ethel Beatty, TLS 11/1/1924.

Box: 74 Fold: 2 Admiral David Beatty - Printed Information/Misc.
c.1978

DESCRIPTION: Contains newspaper clippings of articles about the life and letters of Adm. David Beatty. Includes typed transcription of an epistolary poem by Beatty for Eugenie Godfrey-Faussett.

Box: 74 Fold: 3 George Canning - Notes
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript (unsigned) re George Canning.

Box: 74 Fold: 4 Sir Roger Casement - Related Correspondence
1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Ernest Hambloch (sp?) to Shane Leslie with reference to the diplomatic work of Sir Roger Casement.

Box: 74 Fold: 5 Paul Claudel - Related Correspondence
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains fragment of typed letter re the published letters of Paul Claudel in "Ways and Crossways" translated by Rev. Fr. John O'Connor, with the collaboration of the author (New York: Sheed & Ward, Inc., 1933).

Box: 74 Fold: 6 Francis de Sales - Related Correspondence
June 17, 1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains signed carbon copies of typed letters by Shane Leslie re an Irish translation of Francis de Sales' "Devout Life."

Box: 74 Fold: 7 F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers at Princeton University
10/28/1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains acknowledgement from Princeton University Library for the gift by Shane Leslie of three autograph letters to him from F. Scott Fitzgerald. Typed transcriptions of the letters are attached dating from Connecticut 1920 and Paris 1924.

Box: 74 Fold: 8 F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers at Univ. South Carolina
November 1977

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS to Shane Leslie from Matthew J. Bruccoli, professor of English, University of South Carolina re permission to publish from 6 letters (1917-34, transcriptions included) from Shane Leslie to F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Box: 74 Fold: 9 F. Scott Fitzgerald - Miscellaneous Related
c.1918-22

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcription by Shane Leslie of a letter to him from F. Scott Fitzgerald, 3/13/1922. Includes typed manuscript (4 pages) re Fitzgerald, Cyril Fay and Shane Leslie.

Box: 74 Fold: 10 Augustus W. Pugin - Related Correspondence
1851-1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph list of folder contents by Shane Leslie; TLS to Shane Leslie from John George Charles Henry Alton Alexander Chetwynd Chetwynd-Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford, 6/24/1946; ALS to Augustus Pugin from A. St. J. Hope, 1/14/1851; 4 ALS to Shane Leslie from Eily Gladstone 1943-60; autograph copy of letter from Sir Charles Barry to Edward Pugin, 6/8/1858, with typed transcription; TLS to Shane Leslie from S. Pugin Powell, 2/23/1921; TLS to Shane Leslie from Royal Academy of Arts, 1/21/1943. Includes articles on Augustus Pugin and Charles Barry by Tudor Edwards, Robert Dell, and C.H. Reilly.

Box: 74 Fold: 11 Shaka (Zulu king) - Correspondence re bracelet
1956-57

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie with cultural officials of South Africa re his presentation to the Mashu Campbell Bantu Museum of a bracelet once worn by Shaka, king of the Zulu nation who died in 1828. Includes newsclipping about the presentation.

Box: 74 Fold: 12 American Ambulance Corps
1918-66

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re Shane Leslie's work in the ambulance corps during World War One. Includes TLS from E. de Courcel, French ambassador, 5/3/1966. Also an armband with a red cross.

Box: 74 Fold: 13 Dinner Reception Miscellaneous
DATE SPAN: 12/04/1950 - [12/31/1971]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed guest list and newsclipping re a dinner given by the apostolic delegate in Ireland to the Irish ambassador. Also includes dinner menu from a reception for the Indian ambassador held by the president of Ireland, 12/4/1950.

Box: 74 Fold: 14 Glaslough
c. 1952-7

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous items relating to Glaslough -

1. List of books in the library.

2. Newsclippings of articles about Glaslough.

3. Carbon copy of a typed letter on business stationery for the Sir John Leslie Estates Company re disposition of the farmland at Glaslough.

4. Printed advertisement for Glaslough castle and estate.

5. Autograph and typed manuscripts entitled, "American Hostel Glaslough - Not patronised by Roosevelt or Truman families..."

Box: 74 Fold: 15 Kilmainham Jail Museum
1972-73

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Iris Leslie re the donation of items associated with Charles Stewart Parnell from the Leslie estate to Kilmainham Jail Museum. Correspondents as follows -

@ Patrick Donegan, ALS 6/18/73, TLS 6/19/73.

@ A.T. Lucas, TLS 6/7/1973.

@ John V. Maunsell, ALS 7/21/1973.

@ Donal O'Sullivan, Irish ambassador, London, 6 TLS w/ list of the donated items, 1972-73.

Includes printed booklet about Kilmainham, with postcard of leaders of the 1916 proclamation of the Irish Republic. Also includes newsclipping about the Leslie family donation.

Box: 74 Fold: 16 Charles I Bible
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie re the prayer book carried to the scaffold by Charles I. Includes a news article about the sale of the book and 2 subsequent letters to the editor including one from Shane Leslie debating the authenticity of the purported book.

Box: 74 Fold: 17 Old Etonian Catholic Association
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains list of members, including Shane Leslie, for February 1959. Includes autograph notes by Shane Leslie re other Old Etonians.

Box: 74 Fold: 18 Dean Close School
August 1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie from the headmaster and boys of Dean Close School, Cheltenham, expressing appreciation for a visit to Glaslough.

Box: 74 Fold: 19 Eton College, Windsor
1971-1980

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Iris Leslie from the provost of Eton College expressing appreciation for the donation of a book to the library from Shane Leslie's collection. Includes 3 copies of a typed exhibition list by Iris Leslie of books written and used by Shane Leslie, shown at Eton, May 31 and June 4-18, 1980. Also includes 4 typed exhibit case cards.



Box: 74 Fold: 20 King's College, Cambridge
1926-72

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from the provost of King's College to Iris Leslie re the donation of Shane Leslie's papers to the college. Includes print of cartoons depicting life at King's College by G.B. Brown (1909). Also includes typed transcription of a letter from Sir Shane to Hugh MacNaughton re the former's novel about King's College, "The Cantab" (London: Chatto & Windus, 1926).

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