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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 27 Fold: 26 Helen R. Murray
Letter(s) dated 1/19/1951-3/31/1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS to Shane Leslie from Helen Murray.

Box: 27 Fold: 27 John Murray
Letter(s) dated 7/8/1922

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from John Murray, C.V.O. of the John Murray publishing house, re review by Sir Shane of a book: "...Frankly, if I were acting for myself alone I would drop the book into the pit of oblivion..."

Box: 27 Fold: 28 Ian Patrick Robert Napier
Letter(s) dated 11/3/1970

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Ian Patrick Robert Napier, re serving in the Home Guard with Sir Shane.

Box: 27 Fold: 29 Vita Sackville-West Nicolson
Letter(s) dated 11/2/1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Vita Sackville-West Nicolson: "My dear Shane, How very nice of you to have written about Pepita and to say that you liked it!..." Her book, "Pepita" was published in 1937.

Box: 27 Fold: 30 Hilda Nolan
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 TLS to Shane Leslie from Hilda Nolan.

Box: 27 Fold: 31 Hilda Nolan - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/8/1944-9/8/1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Shane Leslie to Hilda Nolan.

Box: 27 Fold: 32 Marquess of Northampton (William Bingham Compton)
Letter(s) dated 8/12/1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from the Marquess of Northampton: "Dear Leslie, Many thanks for your birthday letter. May I in return wish that you may survive to reach my age! Yes I remember you well at Eton...I am surprised that you should remember me because I was not very noticeable in those days..."

Box: 27 Fold: 33 Bishop of Northampton (Frederick William Keating)
Letter(s) dated 5/30/1918-7/16/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from the Roman Catholic Bishop of Northampton re his Catholic mission to America: "...Thank God for the assurance that I shall not be expected to talk politics. The dominant idea in my head just not is this:- I agree with P(resident) Wilson that "the world must be made safe for Democracy"; and I go on from that to hope that "Democracy may be made safe for Christianity." - not in some amorphous shape, but as represented in the only really efficient form of the Papal Communion..."

Box: 27 Fold: 34 Helen Northumberland
Incomplete date

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Helen Northumberland.

Box: 27 Fold: 35 Rev. Martin O'Branagan
Letter(s) dated 7/23/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Rev. Martin O'Branagan.

Box: 27 Fold: 36 Sir Timothy Carew O'Brien
Letter(s) dated 9/26/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Sir Timothy Carew O'Brien.



Box: 27 Fold: 37 Eugene O'Callaghan
Letter(s) dated 10/26/1945-4/1/1968

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS to Shane Leslie from Eugene O'Callaghan, Bishop of Clogher. Includes printed invitation card dated 9/17/1950.

Box: 27 Fold: 38 William O'Connell
Letter(s) dated 2/27/1918-4/21/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS, 1 TLS (and 1 TLS from his secretary) from William O'Connell Archbishop of Boston. Includes 4 ALS from Shane Leslie, re lecturing in Boston.

Box: 27 Fold: 39 Domill O'Connell
Letter(s) dated 5/25/1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Domill (sp?) O'Connell, relating his ancestry and ties to Sir Maurice O'Connell: "...I am interested to hear you are descended from Chas. Stewart Parnell, from whom, as well as from your American mother, you must have inherited your gifts which we are all proud to acknowledge. I admire most what is not a Parnell inheritance, your magnanimity and breadth of soul and it has softened your cousin Winston..."

Box: 27 Fold: 40 Eugene O'Doherty
Letter(s) dated 12/15/1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Bishop Eugene O'Doherty.

Box: 27 Fold: 41 Archbishop Gerald Patrick O'Hara
Letter(s) dated 12/11/1957-9/22/1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS, 7 TLS to Shane Leslie from Archbishop Gerald Patrick O'Hara, apostolic delegate to Great Britain since 1954, as well as to Malta, Gibralter and Bermuda. Bishop of Savannah-Atlanta. Made archbishop in 1950 and became nuncio to Ireland in 1951.

Box: 27 Fold: 42 John F. O'Hara
Letter(s) dated 9/30/1935-11/19/1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 TLS, 2 ACS to Shane Leslie from John F. O'Hara, Archbishop of Philadelphia. Includes ALS from Shane Leslie.

Box: 27 Fold: 43 Phyllis O'Kelly
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Phyllis O'Kelly, wife of Sean T. O'Kelly re death of the latter.

Box: 27 Fold: 44 Sean T. O'Kelly
Letter(s) dated 1946-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS, 4 TLS to Shane Leslie from Sean T. O'Kelly, president of Ireland. Reference to Irish relations with Britain, especially commercial and economic.

Box: 27 Fold: 45 Sean T. O'Kelly
Letter(s) dated 1960-64

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS to Shane Leslie from Sean O'Kelly. Includes ALS from Shane Leslie.

Box: 27 Fold: 46 Arthur Owen
Letter(s) dated 7/6/1951-5/6/1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from Arthur Owen, husband of Dorothee Owen.

Box: 27 Fold: 47 Dorothee Owen
Letter(s) dated 1957-71

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ACS postcard, 8 ALS to Shane Leslie from Dorothee Owen.

Box: 27 Fold: 48 Anne Countess of Oxford
Letter(s) dated 8/9/1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from the Anne Mary Celestine, Countess of Oxford, wife of Julian Edward George Asquith, Earl of Oxford and Viscount of Asquith of Morley. Re death of her father Sir Michael Palairet, K.C.M.G.

Box: 27 Fold: 49 Alice and Raeburn H. Parker
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 undated ALS to Shane Leslie from Alice Parker. Includes TLS dated 1/27/1958, from Raeburn H. Parker of same address (her husband?).

Box: 27 Fold: 50 Rev. Joseph Parker
Letter(s) dated 6/29/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Rev. Joseph Parker. Total, 3 pages/3 sheets.

Box: 27 Fold: 51 Gino Paro
Letter(s) dated 9/18/1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Gino Paro, secretary to the apostolic nuncio, Dublin, re the death of the latter.

Box: 27 Fold: 52 Yvonne Philipson
Letter(s) dated 7/4/1944-1/14/1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from Yvonne Philipson.

Box: 27 Fold: 53 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/10/1909-7/20/1915

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 TL carbon copies from Sir Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie, written just before the former left for the U.S.

Box: 27 Fold: 54 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/5/1916-10/24/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS, 1 TL, 1 TL carbon, 1 ALS from Sir Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie. TLS 4/5/1916 includes 6 pages typescript signed by Plunkett re the Irish Convention and attitude in the U.S. towards the issue of Irish Home Rule.

Box: 27 Fold: 55 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/7/1917-11/2/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 TLS from Sir Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie, re Irish Convention of 1917-18 to determine the form of government in Ireland. Note: the following letters include carbon copies: 6/4/1917, 6/28/1917, 8/20/1917, 8/29/1917. Letter dated 11/2/1917 is a carbon copy, original not included.

Box: 27 Fold: 56 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/5/1918-11/26/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 TLS; 1 TL 4 pages; 1 TL carbon summarizing the adjournment of the Irish Convention, dated January 30, 1918; 1 typed transcription by Iris Leslie of letters from Sir Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie dating 5/6/1918 & 5/24/1918.

Box: 27 Fold: 57 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/20/1919-12/1/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 TLS from Sir Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie.

Box: 27 Fold: 58 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 7/10/1923-7/18/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 TLS from Sir Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie.

Box: 27 Fold: 59 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1909

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS + ACS from Shane Leslie to Sir Horace Plunkett.

Box: 27 Fold: 60 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/23/1916-5/20/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS from Shane Leslie to Sir Horace Plunkett. Includes newspaper article re German propaganda in U.S., using Irish independent movement and the Roger Casement case to inspire anti-British sentiment.

Box: 27 Fold: 61 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 5/10/1917-9/21/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS, 2 TLS, 1 TL from Shane Leslie to Sir Horace Plunkett, re Irish Convention.

Box: 27 Fold: 62 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/15/1917-12/19/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS, 2 TLS from Shane Leslie to Sir Horace Plunkett. TLS 10/15/1917 includes 11 pages of newspaper clippings of letters to the editor of "America" magazine re the Irish Convention.

Box: 27 Fold: 63 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/4/1918-7/22/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS, 1 TLS, 1 telegram from Shane Leslie to Sir Horace Plunkett re Irish Convention.

Box: 27 Fold: 64 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 12/12/1930-7/16/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS from Shane Leslie to Sir Horace Plunkett.

Box: 27 Fold: 65 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. to Moreton Frewen
Letter(s) dated 1/25/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Horace Plunkett to Moreton Frewen: "Thanks for letting me see your extraordinarily interesting letter to Arthur Balfour... I am frightfully overworked and have no time to write, but yesterday we adjourned in order to have a conference between a delegation from the Convention and the War Cabinet..."

Box: 27 Fold: 66 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Corres. from Leonie Leslie
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Leonie Blanche Leslie to Horace Plunkett: "...Your visit to the K(ing?) was evidently a great success - and I am told he has perfect confidence in you..."

Box: 27 Fold: 67 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Miscellaneous
1918-19153

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Plunkett to Mr. Kelly (5/7/1918); TLS to Shane Leslie from the White House secretary re Horace Plunkett (2/7/1918); TLS from M. Digby to Dr. Fay re Plunkett's papers (1/15/1953); and typed carbon, "H.E. Cardinal Farley in a private letter re conference between a delegation from the Irish Convention and the British prime minister.

Includes 6 typed fragments of letters from Horace Plunkett to Shane Leslie re Irish Convention. Also, typed transcription (fragment only) of a letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Shane Leslie (no date): "...I must send you this line to express my hearty agreement. Englands (sic) mishandling of the Irish situation during this war has been not merely a blunder but a crime. The Carsonite Crusade and the Sinn Fein movement are equally hostile to the welfare of the British Empire. Praise the Lord! I have always been a strong Home Ruler! I am standing by England against the pro-German crowd in this country, but personally the attitude of the English..."(end of fragment)

Box: 27 Fold: 68 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Report from Shane Leslie
Manuscript dated 7/9/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript, 8 pages, re American-Irish relations during the time of the Irish Convention, and the effect of anti-British German propaganda in the U.S. Probably written by Shane Leslie and sent to Sir Horace Plunkett.

Box: 27 Fold: 69 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett - Report from Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed "Confidential Memorandum," 5 pages, re Irish independence movement, attitude of France and U.S., effect of the Sinn Fein and Germany. Written by Shane Leslie: "I have been privately asked to write a memorandum on the Irish American situation with a view to improving the relations between Ireland and France..."

Box: 27 Fold: 70 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett & Irish Convention - Clippings
1918-1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings from American newspapers re Irish politics and the Irish Convention.

Box: 28 Fold: 1 Anna Pope-Hennessy
Letter(s) dated 11/13/1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Anna Pope-Hennessy.

Box: 28 Fold: 2 Thomas Cunningham Porter (Transcription)
Letter(s) dated 9/22/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcription of a letter to Shane Leslie from Thomas Cunningham Porter, science master at Eton College, re his retirement from Eton.

Box: 28 Fold: 3 Earl of Portsmouth (Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th earl)
Letter(s) dated 9/3/1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth, re forestry and farming on his land in Kenya.

Box: 28 Fold: 4 Gilian Price - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 7/18/1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Shane Leslie to Gilian Price.

Box: 28 Fold: 5 John Quinn - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/26/1916-8/24/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 TLS to Shane Leslie from John Quinn, American attorney sympathetic to the Irish cause, and who assisted and advised Sir Shane with his work to elicit support among Irish Americans for Home Rule. Many references to the Easter uprising, Sinn Fein, and to Roger Casement.

Box: 28 Fold: 6 John Quinn - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/1/1917-4/26/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 TLS, 1 TL to Shane Leslie from John Quinn, re Irish situation after the Easter uprising. Reference to John MacNeill (TL 1/1/1917); TLS 4/13/1917 includes copy of a letter from Charles Fitzpatrick to Quinn dated 4/12/1917 re pro-German American and anti-British Irish factions in the U.S.

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