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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 28 Fold: 7 John Quinn - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 5/1/1917-10/27/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 10 TLS to Shane Leslie from John Quinn, re Irish politics, Home Rule and related issues including Roger Casement, Sinn Fein, and German anti-British propaganda in U.S.

Box: 28 Fold: 8 John Quinn - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/5/1918-11/14/1923

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 TLS to Shane Leslie from John Quinn re Irish politics and U.S. attitude towards Ireland. Special reference to role of Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice (TLS 1/5/1918).

Box: 28 Fold: 9 John Quinn - Correspondence to Others (Carbons)
Letter(s) dated 3/14/1917-6/9/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains carbon copies of typed letters from John Quinn to Dr. Douglas Hyde (3/14/1917) and to H. Perry Robinson (6/9/1919), re clemency application for Irish uprising of Easter 1916, U.S. neutrality during World War One, and U.S. relations with Britain at that time.

Box: 28 Fold: 10 John Quinn - Miscellaneous Related Correspondence
Letter(s) dated 12/3/1918-4/20/1964

DESCRIPTION: Contains ANS from Lord Devlin (4/20/1964) re loan of letters from John Quinn to Shane Leslie (see typed note attached). Also, TLS from Ben L. Reid to Shane Leslie (3/2/1964) re copies of letters from the latter to John Quinn. Folder also includes autograph transcribed copy of a letter from Woodrow Wilson responding to one from Thomas J. Shahan, rector, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. (12/3/1918) re his influence at the Peace Conference.

Box: 28 Fold: 11 John Quinn - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 7/6/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Shane Leslie to John Quinn written after the Easter uprising in Ireland: "...Apparently all is chaos, as martial law is not enforced and the Sinn Feiners are beginning to think they have won after all!"

Box: 28 Fold: 12 John Quinn - Corres. from Shane Leslie (copies)
Letter(s) dated 6/11/1916-6/2/1924

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox and typescript copies (some of these made by Iris Leslie?) of correspondence from Shane Leslie to John Quinn. Total: 40 pages.

Box: 28 Fold: 13 John Quinn - Corres. from Shane Leslie (copies)
Letter(s) dated 6/11/1916-6/2/1924

DESCRIPTION: Contains photostatic copies of correspondence from Shane Leslie to John Quinn. All pages bear stamp from the New York Public Library Manuscript Room. Total: 32 pages.

Box: 28 Fold: 14 Lord Raglan (Fitzroy Richard Somerset)
Letter(s) dated 9/20/1933-4/2/1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS (9/20/1933) with enclosed copy of printed address by Lord Raglan, entitled, "What is Tradition?"; 3 TLS to Shane Leslie.

Box: 28 Fold: 15 Princess Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth Ramsay
Letter(s) dated 1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated ALS and ALS dated 2/18/1952 re the death of King George VI of England, from Princess Patricia Ramsay, daughter of the Duke of Connaught and wife of Sir Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay.

Box: 28 Fold: 16 Lord Reading (Rufus Daniel Isaacs)
Letter(s) dated 4/30/1918-11/6/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS, 1 TL from Shane Leslie to Lord Reading re the Irish Convention, and attitude in U.S. towards Irish Home Rule: "(An) occasion of goodwill occurred yesterday when Cardinal (William) O'Connell (archbishop of Boston?) when entertaining the English and French Bishops took occasion to quote the statements made by Bishops Gore and Keating on the Irish Question in this country and to declare his solemn acceptance of their English expression of good will to Ireland and of their promise that the Dublin Convention should not be void. As the Cardinal is the only real spokesman Irish America trusts his acceptance of a moderate solution..."

Box: 28 Fold: 17 John Redmond
Letter(s) dated 1/6/1913-10/23/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 TLS from John Redmond to Shane Leslie. TLS 1/6/1913 includes typed copy of a letter from Charles Mchugh, Roman Catholic Bishop of Derry, to John Redmond re effect on Derry elections after the death of the Duke of Abercorn.

Box: 28 Fold: 18 John Redmond - Corres. with Shane Leslie (Copies)
Letter(s) dated 11/11/1015-12/25/1915

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions probably by Iris Leslie of correspondence between Shane Leslie and John Redmond: 2 letters from Sir Shane dated 11/11/1915, 12/25/1915; 1 letter from Redmond dated 11/27/1915.

Box: 28 Fold: 19 John Redmond - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/30/1917-6/4/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS from Shane Leslie to John Redmond. Includes signed memorandum by Shane Leslie re Redmond: "Some of Mr. Redmond's followers think it best not to move as a body until Mr. Redmond makes some statement or until the affair is over. If it is possible I should like to get this sent in cipher to Redmond - Great waves of sympathy for you in Irish circles. Many prominent men seem to be waiting for you to speak. May I suggest your cabling a statement for next number of Ireland..."

Box: 28 Fold: 20 Judy Rhodes - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/3/1936-c.1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 dated ALS from Judy Rhodes to Shane Leslie. Includes 2 undated, one of which includes a response from Sir Shane on verso. ALS 4/6/1937 from Rhodes also includes response from Sir Shane dated 4/8/1937.

Box: 28 Fold: 21 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/22/1935-12/25/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 22 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 10/5/1936-12/7/1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains 16 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 23 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/20/1937-2/28/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 24 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/29/1940-12/31/1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains 8 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 25 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/9/1941-7/11/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains 27 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 26 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 8/1/1941-12/27/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains 25 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 27 Judy Rhodes - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 1/1/1942-7/7/1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS from Shane Leslie to Judy Rhodes.

Box: 28 Fold: 28 Antonio Riberi
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS fragment from the nuncio apostolic Antonio (?) Riberi. Includes TLS dated 9/10/1959.

Box: 28 Fold: 29 Duc de Richelieu
Letter(s) dated 10/22/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from the Duc de Richelieu.

Box: 28 Fold: 30 Constance Gladys Ripon (transcription)
c.1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcription by Shane Leslie of a letter from Constance Gladys Ripon: "Beecham is giving a season of Strauss and Russian ballet Feb and March at Covent Garden and I believe the Ballet are going to try something on their own June and July. But it is very awkward as I cannot make a propaganda against Covent Garden and I wish that time-honoured Mausoleum of art would close its doors and give someone more enterprising a chance. This between you and me!"

Box: 28 Fold: 31 Athelstan Riley
Letter(s) dated 3/25/1939-5/31/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from Athelstan Riley.

Box: 28 Fold: 32 Fred N. Robinson
Letter(s) dated 2/29/1917-10/16/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS to Shane Leslie from Fred N. Robinson.

Box: 28 Fold: 33 Lennox Robinson
Incomplete Date: X'mas Day

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Lennox Robinson, Irish dramatist, playwright and director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.

Box: 28 Fold: 34 Paschal Robinson - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/22/1919-5/25/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS to Shane Leslie from Paschal Robinson, an American Franciscan on whom the Pope bestowed an archbishopric in 1917.



Box: 28 Fold: 35 Paschal Robinson - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 4/29/1939-7/8/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS to Shane Leslie from Paschal Robinson

Box: 28 Fold: 36 Paschal Robinson - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 8/19/1944-11/21/1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS to Shane Leslie from Paschal Robinson.

Box: 28 Fold: 37 Paschal Robinson - Corres. about
1975

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from M.M. Bonaventure to Iris Leslie re Paschal Robinson. Also includes 2 copies of article written in memoriam for Robinson by Shane Leslie.

Box: 28 Fold: 38 Mrs. Robinson (transcriptions)
Letter(s) dated 11/7/1894-1/22/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph copies of letters written to Mrs. Robinson, the famous London palmist, from Sir Philip Burne Jones (1/22/1916), Sir William Gilbert (7/10/1907), and Lord Roberts (11/7/1894).

Box: 28 Fold: 39 Mary Robson
Letter(s) dated 6/24/1935-2/18/1970

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS to Shane Leslie from Mary Robson.

Box: 28 Fold: 40 Edmee Duchesse de la Rochefoucauld
Letter(s) dated 9/5/1917-3/2/1975

DESCRIPTION: Contains items originally located in a volume by the Duchess Rochefoucauld (published under her pseudonym): "The Unknown Quantity" by Gilbert Mauge. Translated from the French by Shane Leslie (The Fortune Press, Limited Edition). Catalogued in Special Collections, Georgetown University Library. Items as follows -

1. 1 ALS 9/5/1917 from Eva Wigram to Shane Leslie forwarding the address of the Duchesse de la Rochefoucauld.

2. ACS postcard from the Duchesse de la Rochefoucauld to Shane Leslie, dated 10/13/1917.

3. TL fragment on letterhead of The Fortune Press to Shane Leslie, dated 8/25/1934: "On Thursday, officers from Scotland-yard, armed with a search warrant, broke into these offices during my absence. Amongst the books they removed were a large number of copies of Plato's Symposium, Strato's Boyish Muse, The Twilight of the Nymphs, The Songs of Bilitis, Cyrian Masques and The Unknown Quantity."

4. Typed card from G.F. Sims Rare Books, 3/2/1975: "We are today sending you a book from our Catalogue 89 - with compliments of Mr. M. Meredith, School Librarian, Eton."

5. ALS 3/2/1975 from Michael Meredith to Iris Leslie, "I received a bookseller's catalogue yesterday which had the publisher's own copy of "the Unknown Quantity" for sale, signed by "Gilbert Mauge." As I know you don't possess a copy of this book, I have taken the liberty of buying it for you, and I hope you will accept it as a present from the library, with our thanks for your recent kindness..."

6. Magazine article clipping about Edmee Duchesse de la Rochefoucauld.

Box: 28 Fold: 41 Theodore Roosevelt - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 9/2/1917-9/21/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Shane Leslie to Theodore Roosevelt re the Irish Convention, Irish independence, and effects on American attitude from the Sinn Fein and German propaganda in the U.S. Includes autograph envelope and inscription addressed to Shane Leslie in the hand of Theodore Roosevelt.

Box: 28 Fold: 42 Elsie Rosebery
Letter(s) dated 9/14/1962-4/5/1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from Elsie Rosebery (?) Refers to reading "Lord Rosebery's Life" - her father (Earl of Dalmeny)?

Box: 28 Fold: 43 Stephen Roskill
Letter(s) dated 11/26/1980-2/10/1981

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS from Stephen Roskill, naval historian, to Iris C. Leslie. References to Count Alexander Benckendorff (1849-1917), Russian ambassador to London (1903); and to Michael Collins. Includes clippings about Roskill.

Box: 28 Fold: 44 Victor Rothschild
Letter(s) dated 8/4/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from Victor Rothschild re obtaining an annotated copy of "Gulliver's Travels."



Box: 28 Fold: 45 Baron Rowallan (Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett)
Letter(s) dated 10/10/1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Baron Rowallan.

Box: 28 Fold: 46 Elizabeth Russell - Corres. to Olive Guthrie
Letter(s) dated 12/30/1929-3/22/1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS, 3 undated ALS to Olive Guthrie from Elizabeth Russell (Von Arnim), writer.

Box: 28 Fold: 47 Elizabeth Russell - Corres. to Leonie Leslie
Letter(s) dated 2/29/1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Elizabeth Russell to Leonie Leslie written from South Carolina: "...wish things were happier for you, & for everybody else I love. I can't tell you how much ashamed I am that I, of all my friends & relatives, should be able to give my dog his daily three quarters of a pound of raw beef when over there that's about as much, I gather, as each of you gets in a week....The people here live in a dream world, quite out of touch with the hideous menace of the Nazis & hardly giving it a though. I daresay they give it more thought in the north, but here life is a lazy thing, nobody doing today what they can put off till tomorrow..."

Box: 28 Fold: 48 Elizabeth Russell - Corres. to Shane Leslie
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 ALS from Elizabeth Russell to Shane Leslie.

Box: 28 Fold: 49 Archbishop William J. Russell
Letter(s) dated 4/19/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Shane Leslie from William J. Russell, archbishop of Charleston, South Carolina, 3 pages, re the state of Catholicism in the U.S.: "Catholicity in the U.S. is least flourishing where illiteracy most prevails."

Box: 29 Fold: 1 Doreen Sainsbury
Letter(s) dated 8/7/1948-7/27/1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS to Shane Leslie from Doreen Sainsbury.

Box: 29 Fold: 2 Doreen Sainsbury - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 6/16/1948-12/22/1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains 24 ALS from Shane Leslie to Doreen Sainsbury.

Box: 29 Fold: 3 Doreen Sainsbury - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 3/11/1950-6/10/1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains 34 ALS from Shane Leslie to Doreen Sainsbury.

Box: 29 Fold: 4 Doreen Sainsbury - Corres. from Shane Leslie
Letter(s) dated 11/18/1960-6/6/1964

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS from Shane Leslie to Doreen Sainsbury.

Box: 29 Fold: 5 Doreen Sainsbury - Corres. from Shane Leslie (transcriptions)
Letter(s) dated 8/13/1948-6/25/1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions by Iris Leslie of letters from Shane Leslie to Doreen Sainsbury, 32 pages.

Box: 29 Fold: 6 Lord Salisbury (4th marquess, James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil)
Letter(s) dated 5/30/1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Shane Leslie from Lord Salisbury (4th marquess, James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil): "...As you say, the intricacies of the Irish situation are very great. What I meant by Ulster was of course the area administered by the Government of Northern Ireland. I fully recognise that this Government does not control the whole of the North of the island of Ireland; but it is a phrase in common use, and I think, generally understood..."

Box: 29 Fold: 7 Lord Salisbury (3rd Marquess, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil)
Letter(s) dated 4/27/1880-8/1/1892

DESCRIPTION: Contains the following correspondence from Lord Salisbury (3rd Marquess, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil) -

1. ALS 8/1/1892 to Earl of Cranbrook, Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy. 2 sheets.

2. 2 ALS 4/27/1880 & 7/27/1885 to "My dear Peel."

3. ALS 6/24/1892 to "Dear Sir Charles."

Box: 29 Fold: 8 J.D. Scanlan
Letter(s) dated 1968

DESCRIPTION: Contains ACS to Shane Leslie from J.D. Scanlan, archbishop of Glasgow.

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