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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 14 Fold: 18 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Anita Leslie
Letter(s) dated 7/8/1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Anita Leslie to Jack Leslie while both were in military service during World War Two. References to mutual acquaintances during wartime including Gavin Astor and her future husband William King. Includes ALS dated February 25.

Box: 14 Fold: 19 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Desmond Leslie
Letter(s) dated 7/3/19--

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Jack Leslie from his brother Desmond Leslie, expressing disappointment that the former was not one of the passengers on a homecoming ship. (Jack Leslie was a POW during World War Two.)

Box: 14 Fold: 20 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Iris C. Leslie
Letter(s) dated 9/1/1971-12/17/1976

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS, 1 ACS from Jack Leslie to Iris Leslie. Written from Rome. Includes 3 b/w photographs of Badia; 1 b/w photograph taken of Jack Leslie in military service in 1945.

Box: 14 Fold: 21 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Iris C. Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/27/1985-9/6/1988

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS from Jack Leslie to Iris Leslie. References to various family matters including the death of Lionel Leslie (1/28/1987), Desmond Leslie and the management of the Glaslough estate.

Box: 14 Fold: 22 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Marjorie Ide Leslie
Letter(s) dated 5/2/1941-Christmas 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 TLS to Jack Leslie from his mother Marjorie Ide Leslie, with family news.

Box: 14 Fold: 23 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Seymour Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/26/1968

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Jack Leslie to Seymour Leslie describing the purchase of "the Badia of Alatri" in Italy. The letter bears a pencil drawing of the house by Jack Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 24 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 8/8/1932-1/29/35

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Jack Leslie to his father Shane Leslie. Reference to funeral of Clara Frewen (1/20/1935).

Box: 14 Fold: 25 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/14/1942-12/10/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS, 1 ACS from Jack Leslie to Shane Leslie. Reference to funeral of Leonie Blanche Leslie (12/10/1943).

Box: 14 Fold: 26 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/20/1944-1/19/1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS from Jack Leslie to his father Shane Leslie. Reference to marriage of Oswald Frewen (6/11/1945), Anita and Desmond Leslie (6/20/1945), and miscellaneous news about Glaslough.

Box: 14 Fold: 27 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/7/1962-12/20/1968

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS, 1 ALS fragment, lower portion missing (12/20/68) from Jack Leslie to his father Shane Leslie. Written from Rome.

Box: 14 Fold: 28 Jack Leslie - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/27/1970-8/6/1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Jack Leslie to his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 29 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/24/1928-7/16/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 30 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/5/1930-12/5/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains 17 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie including much family news. References to siblings Anita and Desmond Leslie. Includes an account of a production of "Hamlet" attended by Shane and Anita Leslie: "...It was beautifully done and was thrilling...what makes the play so wonderful is the glorious old English - the splendid lines and poetry flowing out at every corner. So familiar is Hamlet to us that it sounds like a string of quotations strung together."

Box: 14 Fold: 31 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/25/1931-12/5/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains 11 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie. Letter dated October 30 (1931?) includes clipping of a printed photograph of Anita Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 32 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/4/1932-10/29/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie. Includes family news.

Box: 14 Fold: 33 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/24/1934-12/27/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains 27 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie. Letters written in 1934 describe Sir Shane's visit to the U.S. Letter 4/12/1935 written in French to Jack Leslie who was studying in France at the time.

Box: 14 Fold: 34 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/10/1936-10/3/1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie. References primarily to the latter's life and studies at university.

Box: 14 Fold: 35 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/14/1938-1/31/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS, 2 ACS postcards to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 36 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/19/1940-10/13/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie. Includes news of the family.

Box: 14 Fold: 37 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/31/1942-10/16/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 38 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/28/1945-12/14/1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 39 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/12/1946-Easter 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 40 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/25/1951-8/29/1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS to Jack Leslie from his father Shane Leslie written during visits to Canada and the U.S.

Box: 14 Fold: 41 Jack Leslie - Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated ALS + ALS fragment (first page missing) from Shane Leslie to Jack Leslie.

Box: 14 Fold: 42 Jack Leslie - Correspondence re Death of Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 8/15/1971-10/23/1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence received by Jack Leslie concerning the death of his father Shane Leslie. Correspondents arranged alphabetically, include - Mark Bence-Jones, Bryan Bevan, Hattie Boehm, James Boyle, Marie Cecilia Buehrle, Patrick Bury, John Casey, Pamela Charlesworth, Alfred Cochrane, Comtesse Suzanne de Lalaing, Lord Dunboyne (Patrick Theobold Tower Butler), Maria Delfina Fagan, Michael Fitzgerald, Uma Fitzgerald, L.S. Gogan (ALS & TLS), Isabella Grandin, Anne Haight, Nora Hanson, Daphne Manden, Nora Mellor, Bernadette Morrissey, Leo George Nunes, Robert Oakley, Jeffrey Prendergast, Leda Prescott, Cecil Roberts, Princess Jennie Rospigliosi, Jean Duncan Smith, Thea Stewart, Pierce Synnott, Dorothy Whyte.

Box: 14 Fold: 43 Jack Leslie - Correspondence re Death of Shane Leslie
1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence received by Jack Leslie re the death of Shane Leslie. Individuals not identified.

Box: 15 Fold: 1 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1896-1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). Written while the former was attending Ludgrove and Eton College.

Box: 15 Fold: 2 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1900-1901

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet), written from Eton College, Windsor.

Box: 15 Fold: 3 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/18/1902-12/18/1902

DESCRIPTION: Contains 15 ALS (some in French) from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet), while studying at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Box: 15 Fold: 4 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Undated c.1900-02

DESCRIPTION: Contains 11 undated ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). Written during school days at Ludgrove, Eton, and in Paris.

Box: 15 Fold: 5 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/13/1903-5/31/1903

DESCRIPTION: Contains 21 ALS (some in French) from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet), while a student in Paris.

Box: 15 Fold: 6 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 6/14/1903-12/31/1903

DESCRIPTION: Contains 20 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet).



Box: 15 Fold: 7 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/4/1904-5/29/1904

DESCRIPTION: Contains 16 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). Includes references to applying for entrance to King's College, Cambridge University.

Box: 15 Fold: 8 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 6/19/1904-12/04/1904

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). Includes references to entering King's College, Cambridge: "Dearest Daddi-pa, Yesterday I left Trumpington for good and took up my residence in the bosom of the Alma Mater...My first impression of University life is very delightful..." (ALS 10/9/1904).

Box: 15 Fold: 9 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/22/1906-11/5/1905

DESCRIPTION: Contains 14 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet), written while a student at King's College, Cambridge.

Box: 15 Fold: 10 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/21/1906-11/27/1906

DESCRIPTION: Contains 16 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). References to Irish politics (elections of 1906), and university life.

Box: 15 Fold: 11 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/27/1907-12/15/1908

DESCRIPTION: Contains 11 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet), with accounts of student days at King's College, Cambridge.

Box: 15 Fold: 12 John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 5/6/1910-05/27/1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS from Shane Leslie to his grandfather Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet). Special reference to Marjorie Ide (see letters dated 1912 addressed from The Cedars, Port Washington, Long Island): "...I have courted and won the affections of one Marjorie Ide, who is now resident with her father in Madrid, where he occupies the post of U.S. ambassador..."

Box: 15 Fold: 13 Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet) Corres. from Shane Leslie
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 undated ALS, 2 ALS fragments from Shane Leslie to his grandfather, Sir John Leslie. Note: some letters have been tentatively dated by year according to their original location interleaved with dated letters.

Box: 15 Fold: 14 Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet) - Corres. about
Letter(s) dated 9/15/1956-9/18/1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Ian M. Stuart to Shane Leslie concerning the history of Stratford House, Oxford Street, London, the residence of Sir John Leslie (1st Baronet) from 1874 until 1895 "when his son-in-law Walker Murray Guthrie took over from him on marrying his daughter, Olive..." Includes ALS from Shane Leslie in reply (9/18/1956) with information about the house.

Box: 15 Fold: 15 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Corres. to Constance Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1912-1914

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS from Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) to his mother Constance Damer Leslie.

Box: 15 Fold: 16 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Corres. to Leonie Leslie
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 undated ALS from Sir John Leslie to his wife Leonie Leslie. Reference to the "Irish Rising" of Easter Week 1916 (?): "Dear Puss, An exciseman has arrived from Dublin. He called at the P.O. was received with courtesy by the Sinn Fein & received a pass out of the city from the Irish Republic. He saw the streets littered with dead horses & wreckage. The Sinn Fein ambulances were at work among the wounded with Green Cross uniforms. Further that the Sinn Fein are trying to keep order and are shooting the looters - Countess Marcovitz in male attire led the assault - I also hear that the troops have blown up a big biscuit factory full of Sinn Feiners & fancy biscuit near Stephen's Green. Are you coming here tomorrow?" (Quoted in full.)

Box: 15 Fold: 17 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Corres. to Marjorie Ide Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 undated ALS from Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) to Marjorie Ide (later Lady Leslie, wife of Shane Leslie).

Box: 15 Fold: 18 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Corres. to Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 10 ALS from Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) to his son Shane Leslie.

Box: 15 Fold: 19 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/8/1902-3/27/1904

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS from Shane Leslie to his father Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet). Some letters are written in French during the former's student days in Paris.

Box: 15 Fold: 20 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/28/1914-6/16/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains 17 ALS from Shane Leslie to Sir John Leslie. Letter 9/19/1917 includes newspaper clipping about Gov. Henry C. Ide (father of Marjorie Ide Leslie), delivering a speech to army conscripts.

Box: 15 Fold: 21 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) Correspondence from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/30/1920-7/4/1922

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS from Shane Leslie to his father Sir John Leslie. Note that letter of 12/8/1921 bears an autograph note signed by John Lavery.

Box: 15 Fold: 22 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/7/1928-12/14/1928

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Shane Leslie to his father Sir John Leslie.

Box: 15 Fold: 23 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/6/1930-11/14/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains 11 ALS from Shane Leslie to his father Sir John Leslie. Reference to the "R 101" aircraft crash (ALS 10/6/1930).

Box: 15 Fold: 24 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 9/26/1940-10/14/1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Shane Leslie to his father Sir John Leslie.

Box: 15 Fold: 25 Sir John Leslie (2nd Baronet) - Death: Correspondence about
1943-44

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence received by Shane Leslie re the death of his father Sir John Leslie. Includes Peter E. Amigo, Bishop of Southwark; Robin Flower; and the Earl of Caledon, among others.

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