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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 38 Fold: 5 American Tour 1957-58: "Chicago Revisited"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript re an aspect of Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "Chicago Revisited." 4 pages.

Box: 38 Fold: 6 American Tour 1957-58: "Lecturing in Florida"
1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript re an aspect of Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "Lecturing in Florida." Original 6 page typescript + two shorter 4-page versions and one duplicate of page 1 only.

Box: 38 Fold: 7 American Tour 1957-58: "Garden of Eden, Inc."
1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript re an aspect of Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "Garden of Eden, Inc." 5 pages.

Box: 38 Fold: 8 American Tour 1957-58: "Glimpses of Church Life in America"
1957-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript re an aspect of Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "Glimpses of Church Life in America." (5 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 9 American Tour 1957-58: "The Golden West..."
1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains original typed and carbon copy of manuscript re an aspect of Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "The Golden West - San Francisco and Los Angeles." (6 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 10 American Tour 1957-58: ""Journey from San Francisco..."
April 1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains carbon copy of typed manuscript re an aspect of Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "Journey from San Francisco to Chicago, April 3 - April 6, 1958." (4 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 11 American Tour 1957-58: "American Notes"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript re Shane Leslie's visit to the U.S. in 1957-58. Entitled, "American Notes." (4 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 12 American Tour 1957-58: Lecture (untitled)
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript for a lecture delivered by Shane Leslie during his visit to the U.S. (6 sheets).

Box: 38 Fold: 13 American Tour 1916 - Press Interview (transcription)
September 2, 1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains carbon copy of typed transcription of an interview given by Shane Leslie to the American press during his U.S. visit at the time. (6 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 14 America and the Irish Convention
1917-18

DESCRIPTION: Contains carbon copies of typed transcriptions of articles written by Shane Leslie to the American press re the Irish Convention. Total: 11 articles.

Box: 38 Fold: 15 "The British Catholic Mission in the United States"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Shane Leslie entitled, "The British Catholic Mission in the United States." (5 sheets/5 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 16 "Catholic Hands to the American Wheel"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains corrected typescript for four articles under the main heading, "Catholic Hands to the American Wheel." Submitted by Shane Leslie to the editor of "The Universe."

Article I: Joseph Tumulty

Article II: John D. Ryan

Article III: Edward Nash Hurley

Article IV: Charles Schwab

Box: 38 Fold: 17 "A Catholic Idyll - the Nuncio and the Little Missionary"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains corrected typed manuscript entitled, "A Catholic Idyll - the Nuncio and the Little Missionary." (4 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 18 Celtic (language/lore) - Notes
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Shane Leslie re Celtic words and culture. (9 pages)

Box: 38 Fold: 19 "A Chaplain from the Sea"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Shane Leslie (4 sheets/7 written pages).

Box: 38 Fold: 20 "The Charterhouse at Miraflores"
1912

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript by Shane Leslie, submitted to "The Tablet"? 6 typed pages.

Box: 38 Fold: 21 "The Church in the Deep South"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript by Shane Leslie, re Irish in America during the eighteenth century and 1840s. 2 typed pages.

Box: 38 Fold: 22 "Cock Fighting"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains corrected typed manuscript by Shane Leslie. 6 typed pages (badly frayed edges!).

Box: 38 Fold: 23 Conclaves - Notes, etc.
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript notes by Shane Leslie re papal conclaves. Includes clipping of a printed review by Leslie MacFarlane of R.J. Mitchell's book on Pius II, "The Laurels and the Tiara."

Box: 38 Fold: 24 Clubs - Notes
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DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 pages autograph (original?) verse about clubs.

Box: 38 Fold: 25 A Letter to Cornishmen
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph draft of a letter/address: "I have drunk a little sweet champagne, my dear Cornishmen, so I will write to you hurriedly before I find myself in my next chapter..."

Box: 38 Fold: 26 "The Curse of Wirrandale" (3-Act Play)
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript (bound) for a 3-act play by Shane Leslie, entitled, "The Curse of Wirrandale or An Alternative Mother - A Drama in Psychical Research."

Box: 38 Fold: 27 Dreams
1959-1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains accounts of dreams by Shane Leslie.

Box: 38 Fold: 28 "The Earl's Reformation"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript (19 pages in spiral-bound notebook) entitled, "The Earl's Reformation,": "The Right Honourable the Earl of Killusky and Clodagh was known to his friends as Lord Whisky and Soda..."

Box: 38 Fold: 29 "The Easter Rebellion"
1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcription of excerpt from Harold Nicolson's "King George V, His Life and Reign." Re the Easter rebellion in Ireland, 1916. Includes carbon copy. Includes typed note re Ulster, with carbon copy.

Box: 38 Fold: 30 "Empress Eugenie's Funeral"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains corrected typed manuscript by Shane Leslie re Empress Eugenie's funeral. Written for the New York Evening Post. 5 pages.

Box: 38 Fold: 31 "Femina"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript (3 sheets/3 pages) of an essay (?) entitled, "Femina." Includes typed copy.

Box: 38 Fold: 32 Fight for the Elms...
March 8, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes, letter, and printed announcement for a public meeting organized by the Men of the Trees at Kensington Town hall, March 8, 1954.

Box: 38 Fold: 33 Forestry
c.1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph note by Shane Leslie entitled, "Tree Lore." Includes press clippings re forestry and activities of Shane Leslie and the Men of the Trees.

Box: 38 Fold: 34 Forestry (American)
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes (10 sheets) re forestry in America and Canada.

Box: 38 Fold: 35 Greek Drama - Notes
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DESCRIPTION: Contains the following items -

1. Printed copy of essay by Shane Leslie, "The Greek Play."

2. Autograph notes on Greek drama (looseleaf note pages).

3. Autograph notes on Greek drama (black notebook).

Box: 39 Fold: 1 Ghosts - Correspondence about (A-C)
1944-65

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena. Includes letters from Father Vincent Baker, John Barton, Reginald Chichester, Wallace Clare (archivist, Irish Genealogical Research Society), Eugene Coyle.

Box: 39 Fold: 2 Ghosts - Correspondence about (E-F)
1935-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena. Includes letters from Shirley Eshelby, Gerrard Feilding, Thelma Furness.

Box: 39 Fold: 3 Ghosts - Correspondence about (G-J)
1942-65

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena. Includes letters from Sir Hubert Gough, Revd. Douglas Graham, Jasper J. Jackson.

Box: 39 Fold: 4 Ghosts - Correspondence about (K-P)
1944064

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena. Includes letters from Margery Lawrence, Desmond Moreton, Sir Charles Oman, Harry C. Phibbs.

Box: 39 Fold: 5 Ghosts - Correspondence about (R-W)
1946-65

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena. Includes letters from Lord Townshend (7th marquess, George John Patrick Dominic Townshend), Violet Stuart Wortley, Bishop of Winchester (Sherard Falkner Allison).

Box: 39 Fold: 6 Ghosts - Correspondence about (unidentified)
1938-1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena.

Box: 39 Fold: 7 Ghosts - Correspondence about
1946-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains more correspondence to Shane Leslie relating to paranormal phenomena. Includes letters from Francis Bickford, Duke of Devonshire, Desmond Moreton.

Box: 39 Fold: 8 Ghosts - Correspondence about
1950-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to Shane Leslie re apparitions at Hackfell.

Box: 39 Fold: 9 Ghosts - Accounts by Others
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DESCRIPTION: Contains various accounts (autographed/typed) about paranormal phenomena sent to Shane Leslie.

Box: 39 Fold: 10 Ghosts - Accounts by Shane Leslie
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes/transcriptions of accounts about paranormal phenomena by Shane Leslie.

Box: 39 Fold: 11 "A Catholic Ghostbook"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript entitled, "A Catholic Ghost Book or Deo Permittente De Occultis Non Judicat Ecclesia." (4 leaves/5 pages).

Box: 39 Fold: 12 Corpus Christi Ghost
1926-1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and manuscript notes re paranormal phenomena reported at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University. Letters include E. Poole (daughter of J.P. Mounsey), Margaret Moule, Will Spens (sp?), Edmond P. Gibson (enclosing a b/w photograph of the exterior of the haunted rooms). Also includes typed transcription of various accounts of hauntings at Corpus Christi. Also includes newsclipping, "The Ghost of Corpus Christi: A Strange and Evil Dweller in a College Room: Cambridge Undergraduates' Attempt at Exorcism." by Lieut.-Colonel Cyril Foley.

Box: 39 Fold: 13 Mrs. Robinson
1940-41

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and autograph notes re Mrs. Robinson, English clairvoyant at the turn of the century. Letters are from members of the Robinson family as follows: Adelaide Shore (nee Robinson), ALS 8/10/1940; and D.G. Shore ALS 4/15/1941. Sir Shane writes in his notes: "Mrs. Robinson...was the most famous and successful witch to English society in the later Victorian and throughout Edwardian days..."

Box: 39 Fold: 14 "Ghosts"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 typescripts entitled, "Ghosts." Includes original storage envelopes. One is addressed to Shirley Eshelby on which she wrote, "Important: If I pass out suddenly this typescript is to be returned to Iris Leslie." The other envelope bears a note by Shane Leslie: "Ghosts / Chapter omitted from memoirs."

Box: 39 Fold: 15 "Ghosts"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typescript entitled, "Ghosts." Originally to be included in memoirs by Shane Leslie. Paginated pages 415-459. Includes original storage envelope with autograph note by Sir Shane: "Ghosts (415-459) / Ghosts (chapter from Long Shadows)..."

Box: 39 Fold: 16 "Ghosts I Have Known"
Christmas 1968

DESCRIPTION: Contains typescript and autograph manuscript fragment for article by Shane Leslie submitted to the Christmas 1968 issue of "The Tablet." Entitled, "Ghost I have Known."

Box: 39 Fold: 17 Ghosts - Notebook Manuscripts
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DESCRIPTION: Contains notebook contains notes and essays on ghosts and paranormal phenomena by Shane Leslie. Includes two loose inserts: 1. Typescript entitled, "A Laugh on the Professor for C A's Ghost Book." 2. Autograph manuscript entitled, "In a Paris Cemetery."

Box: 39 Fold: 18 Ghosts - Notebook
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DESCRIPTION: Contains notebook containing autograph notes by Shane Leslie on ghosts and paranormal phenomena. Includes notes on miscellaneous other subjects.

Box: 39 Fold: 19 Ghosts - Notes
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DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Shane Leslie re ghosts.

Box: 39 Fold: 20 Ghosts - Notes
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DESCRIPTION: Contains loose autograph notes by Shane Leslie re ghosts. Originally inserted into notebook covers in Folder 39:19.

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