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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 45 Fold: 5 Moreton Frewen and Bimetallism / Silver Currency
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes by Shane Leslie on Moreton Frewen and bimetallism (gold and silver currency). Includes autograph copy of a letter from H.R. Grenfell to Gibbs on the subject of bimetallism.



Box: 45 Fold: 6 Moreton Frewen - Miscellaneous Information
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed information re Moreton Frewen. Includes references to the Powder River Cattle Ranch and Frewen's papers relating to the ranch.

Box: 45 Fold: 7 "Cardinal Gasquet: A Memoir" - Related Correspondence
Letters dated 1946-1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters written to Shane Leslie re his biography on Cardinal Gasquet, "Cardinal Gasquet: A Memoir" (Burns Oates, 1954). Includes the following -

@ Nigel J. Abercrombie, 4 ALS 1952-1953

@ John M.T. Barton, TLS 2/18/1954

@ H. Barton Brown, TLS 12/27/1953

@ B. Butler, 2 ALS 1950-53

@ R.U. Butler, 3 ALS

@ Hugh Gaisford, 2 ALS 1954

@ W. Godfrey, archbishop of Cius, apostolic delegate, TLS 10/24/1946

@ W. Hemmick, ALS 2/4/1954

@ G. Hicks, ALS

@ Ethelbert Horne, 4 ALS 1944-49

@ C.C. Martindale, TLS 12/5/1953

@ Angela Perth, ALS 2/10/1952

@ Lord Perth (Eric Drummond), ALS 1/30/1951. Includes ALS from Shane Leslie 2/1/1951.

@ K. Dale Roberts, TLS 2/8/1954

@ Mary Senni, ALS 2/14/1954

@ D. Urban, ALS



Box: 45 Fold: 8 Cardinal Gasquet - Transcribed Correspondence
1888-1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcriptions by Shane Leslie of correspondence to and from Cardinal Gasquet. Includes -

@ Pope Benedict XV to Cardinal Gasquet, 3 letters 1915.

@ Gasquet to Archbishop John Ireland 1915.

@ Gasquet to Wilfrid Meynell 1906.

@ Gasquet to Sir Bertram Windle 1919-1920.

Box: 45 Fold: 9 Cardinal Gasquet - Corres. to Edmund Bishop (transcriptions)
c.1885-1902

DESCRIPTION: Two notebooks containing autograph transcriptions/notes by Shane Leslie of correspondence from Cardinal Gasquet to Edmund Bishop (c.1885-1902).

Box: 45 Fold: 10 Cardinal Gasquet - Corres. to Edmund Bishop (transcriptions)
1885-1902

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcriptions of the correspondence from Cardinal Gasquet to Edmund Bishop. (See Folder 45:9 for autograph transcriptions of this correspondence.)

Box: 45 Fold: 11 Cardinal Gasquet - Notes
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Shane Leslie re Cardinal Gasquet.

Box: 45 Fold: 12 Cardinal Gasquet - Lord Acton
1866-1893

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcriptions by Shane Leslie of correspondence from Lord Acton (Sir John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton?) to Richard Simpson.

Box: 45 Fold: 13 "John Bull in a Benedictine Robe" Galley
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains galley proof for an article by Shane Leslie on Cardinal Gasquet entitled, "John Bull in a Benedictine Robe."

Box: 45 Fold: 14 "Cardinal Gasquet: A Memoir" - Reviews
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains press cuttings of reviews for Shane Leslie's biography, "Cardinal Gasquet: A Memoir" (1954).

Box: 45 Fold: 15 "Cardinal Gasquet: A Memoir" - Book Jackets
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 sample book jackets for the book.

Box: 46 Fold: 1 George V: Death & George VI: Coronation
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1937]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains carbon copy of a typed letter from Shane Leslie to Veronique Hearst re the death of King George V of England. Also includes typed transcription of a letter dated 5/13/1937 re the coronation of George VI.

Box: 46 Fold: 2 Miss Emilie Grigsby
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed biographical sketch for Emilie Grigsby: "...an Edwardian hostess...(who)...may be unnoticed but deserves memory in any record of Mayfair in its last brilliant phase."

Box: 46 Fold: 3 Lord Hertford Papers
1862-1907

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed transcriptions by Shane Leslie from the papers of Francis Hugh George (1812-1884), 5th Marquess of Hertford -

1. Account by Lord Hertford of an interview with Queen Victoria in 1862 re the death of her husband, the Prince Consort, Albert of Saxe-Coberg, and re Edward VII, Prince of Wales. Autograph and typed manuscripts.

2. Typed transcriptions of correspondence by Edward VII to his wife Princess Alexandria re relations with Bismarck (1907). Also includes correspondence by John Brocklehurst and Edward Stuart Wortley (1908). Re relations between European powers (England, France, Russia) and Japan during pre-World War One period.

Box: 46 Fold: 4 Leonard Jerome and Family - Related Correspondence
Letters dated 1936-68

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence relating to Leonard Jerome, about whom Shane Leslie was writing a biography (not completed/published?).

@ Harlow D. Curtis to Winston Churchill, TLS 11/28/1943 re Jerome and Churchill family genealogy: "I see I am a distant cousin of yours through your grandmother Clarissa Hall, wife of Leonard Jerome...

@ H.C. Durston, secretary, Jerome Family Association, to Shane Leslie, TLS 10/23/1944, re assistance with the latter's biography on Leonard Jerome.

@ John Fleming to Shane Leslie, TLS 3/14/1968 re papers of Leonard Jerome.

@ Kingsley W. Given, Union College, Schenectady, New York, to Shane Leslie, TLS 11/2/1944: "Your letter to the editor of the New York Times Book Review...set us to work here at Union College, the institution from which your grandfather, Leonard Jerome, received an AB degree in 1840..." Includes information about Leonard Jerome's academic records at Union College.

@ Alice Jerome to Shane Leslie, ALS 10/13/?, re Addison Jerome, her grandfather, and other information about the Jerome family genealogy.

@ William Frewen Jerome, Jr. (sp?) to Shane Leslie, TLS 2/18/1936, re Jerome genealogy.

@ Hilary P. Mead, National Maritime Museum, to Shane Leslie, TLS 1/8/1947.

@ Michael Wolff to Shane Leslie, ALS 9/22/1965 with reference to Margaret Middleton: "...If Margaret Middleton was a niece of Leonard (Jerome's), she was presumably the daughter of the Jerome brothers' only sister Mary..."



Box: 46 Fold: 5 "The Life of Leonard Jerome of New York..."
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains notebook of autograph manuscript by Shane Leslie for a biography on Leonard Jerome. Full title given on cover page: "The Life of Leonard Jerome of New York with Notices of his Three Daughters Clara, Moreton Frewen, Jennie Randolph Churchill, Leonie Blanche Leslie" by Shane Leslie.

Box: 46 Fold: 6 Leonard Jerome - Essays & Notes by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1. Autograph essay/notes re Leonard Jerome and the transportation of Black slaves to free colonies. Entitled, "The Negro Problem." (5 pages)

2. Autograph essay/notes re Leonard Jerome financial speculations. Entitled, "The Spectre of Speculation." (5 pages)

3. Autograph notes re the courtship and marriage of Leonie Blanche Jerome and John Leslie.

Box: 46 Fold: 7 Leonard Jerome - Letters to Wife and Daughters (transcr)
Letters dated 1855-1890

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph transcriptions (into notebook) by Shane Leslie of letters by Leonard Jerome to his wife Clarissa and daughters Clara, Jennie and Leonie.

Box: 46 Fold: 8 Leonard Jerome - Notes by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains notebook of autograph notes by Shane Leslie re Leonard Jerome. Originally included many looseleaf inserts (removed to Folder 46:9).

Box: 46 Fold: 9 Leonard Jerome - Notes by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes, as well as copies of printed articles on Leonard Jerome. Includes transcriptions of correspondence from Jerome to his wife Clarissa Hall Jerome and to daughter Jennie (Jerome) Churchill.

Box: 46 Fold: 10 Jerome Family - Notes
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes by Shane Leslie re the Jerome family. Includes genealogical information, especially re the Hall family (i.e. Clarissa Hall Jerome).

Box: 46 Fold: 11 Otto Kahn
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed fragment by Shane Leslie re Otto Kahn: "During the terrible and trying diplomatic crisis of 1914-1917, when the United States refrained from supporting her future allies, Otto Kahn was one of the few to champion the British cause..."

Box: 46 Fold: 12 Omar Khayyam - Notes on "Rubaiyat"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Shane Leslie on the "Rubaiyat" of Omar Khayyam.

Box: 46 Fold: 13 Omar Khayyam - Notes on "Rubaiyat"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Shane Leslie for an introduction to an edition (unidentified) of the "Rubaiyat" by Omar Khayyam as translated by Edward Fitzgerald (first edition 1904).

Box: 46 Fold: 14 Omar Khayyam - "Rubaiyat" trans. by Edward Fitzgerald
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains fourth edition (1907) of the "Rubaiyat" by Omar Khayyam, as translated by Edward Fitzgerald.

Box: 46 Fold: 15 Thomas Babington Macaulay on John Boyle, Earl of Orrery
July 23, 1835

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Shane Leslie on Thomas Babington Macaulay's writings on John Boyle, Earl of Orrery's (1707-1762) "Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift" (1752)

Box: 46 Fold: 16 Cardinal Manning - Related Correspondence
Letters dated 1/10/1874-8/27/1976

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence about Henry Edward Cardinal Manning. Some relating specifically to Shane Leslie's biography, "Henry Edward Manning" (1921). Reference also to a second (?) entitled, "Cardinal Manning: his life and labours," (New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1954).

Includes -

@ Mary Anderson to Shane Leslie, ALS 10/9/1913.

@ Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, editor of Punch, to Shane Leslie, 2 ALS 1913

@ Alphonse Chapeau to Iris Leslie, ALS 12/6/1971.

@ Bourke Cockran to Shane Leslie, ALS 9/9/1921.

@ Thomas Dawson to Shane Leslie, ALS 4/19/1921.

@ J. Heatherbarrow (sp?) to Iris Leslie, ALS 8/27/1976.

@ K. Murphy (sp?) to Shane Leslie, TLS 10/1/1943.

@ David Newsome to Shane Leslie, ALS 10/18/1962.

@ Ernest Oldmeadow, editor of the Tablet, to Shane Leslie, ALS 8/4/1939.

@ Edmund S. Purcell to "My dear Lord Cardinal" re Cardinal Manning, 10/30/1894; and to "My Dear Mrs. Pugin, 2/11/1896.

@ Odo Russell to "Mr. Mounsell" ALS 8/24/1871; and to Lord Acton, ALS undated. Letters accompanied by a clipping of a review by Shane Leslie of "The Roman Question: Extracts from the Despatches of Odo Russell from Rome, 1858-1870." edited by Noel Blakiston.

@ Emily H. Stephens to Shane Leslie, ALS enclosing a printed notice for a sermon to be given by Manning on the occasion of a blessing by Cardinal Wiseman, Archbishop of Westminster.

@ John L. Wright to Shane Leslie, TLS 9/10/1962.



Box: 46 Fold: 17 Cardinal Manning - Related Correspondence and Notes
1849-1913

DESCRIPTION: 1. 1 ALS, 1 ACS (1913) from Shane Leslie to Wilfrid Meynell re his

biography on Cardinal Manning.

2. ALS from Shane Leslie addressed to "My dear Lord." 12/25/1913.

3. Autograph transcription by Shane Leslie of a letter by Cardinal Manning to "My dearest Bishop." 2/25/1849.

4. Fragments of autograph notes.

Box: 46 Fold: 18 Cardinal Manning - Galleys for articles by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Galley proof sets for 3 articles by Shane Leslie on Cardinal Manning:

1. Cardinal Manning and the Vatican Council

2. Cardinal Manning and his Friends

3. Cardinal Manning and Newman

Box: 46 Fold: 19 Cardinal Manning - Reviews & Newsclippings
c.1960s

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings of articles on Cardinal Manning, including reviews of a biography by Vincent Alan McClelland, "Cardinal Manning."

Box: 46 Fold: 20 Cardinal Manning - Cartoon
Punch, January 10, 1874

DESCRIPTION: Cartoon from Punch with the following caption, "The Vatican Hatter. Sorry we've nothing in this style to fit you, Dr. Manning. At present we've only got hats for under-sized heads." Accompanied by satirical poem.

Box: 46 Fold: 21 Conseulo Marlborough
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript re Consuelo Marlborough, nee Vanderbilt.



Box: 46 Fold: 22 Rafael Cardinal Merry Del Val
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed biographical sketch of Cardinal Merry Del Val by Shane Leslie. Includes prayer card with color picture of the cardinal.

Box: 46 Fold: 23 John Henry Cardinal Newman - Introduction to "Apologia Pro Vita Sua"
c.1954

DESCRIPTION: Autograph manuscript and notes by Shane Leslie for an introduction to an edition of Cardinal Newman's "Apologia Pro Vita Sua."

Box: 46 Fold: 24 "Newman Versus Manning"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph manuscript for an essay by Shane Leslie on cardinals Manning and Newman.

Box: 46 Fold: 25 Nostradamus
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Shane Leslie on Nostradamus.

Box: 46 Fold: 26 Alfred Noyes
c.1963

DESCRIPTION: Typed biographical sketch of the poet Alfred Noyes (1880-1958). Includes TLS to Shane Leslie in this regard from E.T. Williams, Dictionary of National Biography, dated 9/4/1963.

Box: 47 Fold: 1 Coventry Patmore
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1. Clothbound manuscript binder (color: navy), bearing autograph label: "Coventry Patmore / MS of article in Sublime Failures / very precious."

2. Paperbound autograph manuscript by Shane Leslie on Coventry Patmore.

3. Printed transcription of lecture by Shane Leslie on Francis Thompson, disciple of Coventry Patmore: "Francis Thompson / Words spoken in Washington Hall at the University of Notre Dame by Shane Leslie / May 7, 1935."

4. Autograph manuscript review by Shane Leslie of J.C. Reid's book on Patmore: "The Mind and Art of Coventry Patmore," and of E.J. Oliver's "Coventry Patmore."

5. Newspaper clippings re Coventry Patmore.

Box: 47 Fold: 2 John Pine's "Horace"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed essay by Shane Leslie on John Pine's edition of Horace.

Box: 47 Fold: 3 Marcel Proust
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Shane Leslie re Marcel Proust. Includes printed articles on Proust collected by Sir Shane.

Box: 47 Fold: 4 Frederick Rolf (Baron Corvo) - Correspondence About
Letters dated 1950-1974

DESCRIPTION: Letters to Shane Leslie re Baron Corvo. Include:

@ J.B. Blackley, The Bodley Head, 3 TLS 1972-74.

@ C.S.A. Huggett, TLS 3/23/1971.

@ L. David Hunt, TLS

@ Donald Weeks, 6 ALS 1965-66. Includes printed items, "A Baron Corvo Exhibit" by Clarence A. Andrews; "Rolfe and Venice" and "Rolfe in Scotland and Wales" by Donald Weeks; "The Architecture of Aberdeen" by Frederick Baron Corvo.

@ Sir Harold Williams, ALS 3/28/1950.

Box: 47 Fold: 5 Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo) - Notes by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Shane Leslie re Baron Corvo.

Box: 47 Fold: 6 Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo) - Printed Information
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipped articles on Baron Corvo. Includes reprint: "Fr. Rolfe and the Scots College, Rome" by Alexander S. MacWilliam. Also, "Frederick Rolfe" in "Opinions by Vincent O'Sullivan."

Box: 47 Fold: 7 Sir Denison Ross
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph note by Shane Leslie re Sir Denison Ross.

Box: 47 Fold: 8 Shakespeare - Notes by Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains notebook of autograph notes by Shane Leslie on Shakespeare.

Box: 47 Fold: 9 Richard Sheridan's "The Wreck of Westminster Abbey"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph essay by Shane Leslie re a skit attributed to Richard Sheridan and friends, "The Wreck of Westminster Abbey."

Box: 47 Fold: 10 "A Thackeray Centenary"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript entitled, "A Thackeray Centenary" re William Makepeace Thackeray.

Box: 47 Fold: 11 William D. Thomas
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Shane Leslie re William D. Thomas' (d.1554) "History of Italy," (1549).

Box: 47 Fold: 12 Leo Tolstoy - Shane Leslie's Visit 1907
Letter date: 12/4/1907

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed letter by Shane Leslie originally written to Fr. Stanton (?) describing his visit with Leo Tolstoy in Moscow, 1907, as well as other observations about Russia. Includes typed and carbon copies (incomplete).

Box: 47 Fold: 13 Laetitia Hill Trevor
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1. ALS 5/31/1961 to Shane Leslie from Angela Antrim re Laetitia Hill Trevor.

2. ALS 6/4/1961 to Shane Leslie from Ran Antrim re Laetitia Hill Trevor.

3. Autograph notes re the genealogy of Laetitia Hill Trevor and the Antrim family. Reference to Charles P. Leslie, the former's brother-in-law. Includes autograph transcription of letters from A. Dungannon (Arthur Hill?) to "Dear Prudy" (Prudence Penelope Trevor?), dated 7/19/1778; and to "My dear Mr. Leslie" (Charles P. Leslie?), dated 1/27/1778.

Box: 47 Fold: 14 Archbishop Ullathorne
1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains material relating to publication of Archbishop Ullathorne's autobiography, "From Cabin Boy to Archbishop" (Burns Oates, 1941). Includes printed dust jacket; book review; errata list (typescript corrected by Shane Leslie and printed copy); letter and certificate of acknowledgement from the Commonwealth National Library of Canberra, Australia thanking Sir Shane for a presentation copy of the book.

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