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SIR SHANE LESLIE PAPERS
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Box: 7 Fold: 10 May Hawkes - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letters dated 1/17/1937-12/13/1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains 8 ALS from May Hawkes to Shane Leslie.

Box: 7 Fold: 11 May Hawkes - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letters dated 1/5/1938-10/5/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains 5 ALS from May Hawkes to Shane Leslie.

Box: 7 Fold: 12 May Hawkes - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Letters dated 2/1939-11/16/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 9 ALS from May Hawkes to Shane Leslie.

Box: 7 Fold: 13 May Hawkes - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Postmarked May and June 1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ACS postcards from May Hawkes to Shane Leslie.

Box: 7 Fold: 14 May Hawkes - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 37 ALS from May Hawkes to Shane Leslie.

Box: 7 Fold: 15 May Hawkes - Correspondence to Shane Leslie
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains fragments of 4 ALS from May Hawkes to Shane Leslie.

Box: 7 Fold: 16 May Hawkes - Death & Miscellaneous
Dates: 8/31/1940-7/30/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from the following re the death of May Hawkes -

@ ALS to Shane Leslie from Violet Frewen (July 28, 1941), re death of May Hawkes.

@ ALS to Shane Leslie from Bea Norton (7/30/1941): "My dear Shane, I want to write to you about May Hawkes who spoke of you as a great friend of hers. We got to know each other very well & were in the concentration camps & then the hospital together at Bescancon. We were liberated because of our health and age about the same time & went back to Biarritz. She was much weakened by all this & got a bad attack of angina & died about a month ago. She was only ill for three days but she suffered very severely. She looked serene & lovely after her death & she was buried at the cemetery at Biarritz..."

@ ALS to Shane Leslie from Clare Sheridan (8/30/1941), re death of May Hawkes.

Also includes small printed membership card to the National Trust bearing signature of May Hawkes (dated 8/31/1940).

Box: 8 Fold: 1 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 6/16/1925-8/7/1925.

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes. Autograph note by Sir Shane on ALS 6/16/1925: "We met on June 13, 1925 and I wrote my 1st letter."

Note: Sir Shane's correspondence over the ensuing years (dated to 1940) are replete with news of the Leslie and Frewen families (particularly Clare Sheridan, Oswald Frewen).

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 3/14/1926

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/1/11927-7/29/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains 18 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 8/20/1927-12/26/1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains 17 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/12/1928-7/27/1928

DESCRIPTION: Contains 32 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 8/5/1928-12/24/1928

DESCRIPTION: Contains 21 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 7 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/8/1929-5/31/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains 21 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 8 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 6/2/1929-9/16/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains 14 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 9 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 10/1/1929-12/30/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains 15 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 10 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/6/1930-4/28/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains 24 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 11 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 5/1/1930-8/28/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains 25 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 12 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 9/1/1930-12/28/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains 17 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes. Includes 1 ALS dated "Boatrace Day."

Box: 8 Fold: 13 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Postmarked 1929-30

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 postcards from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes. Only one bears a brief descriptive autograph note.

Box: 8 Fold: 14 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/17/1931-3/27/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains 12 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 15 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 4/8/1931-6/26/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 16 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 7/1/1931-12/20/1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains 24 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 17 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/10/1932-4/29/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains 14 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 18 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 6/30/1932-12/30/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains 26 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes. Includes 1 ALS fragment, undated.

Box: 8 Fold: 19 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/1/1933-5/28/1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains 23 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 8 Fold: 20 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 6/2/1933-11/12/1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains 25 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/1/1934-4/27/1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS, 1 ACS postcard from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 2 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 5/2/1934-8/26/1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains 24 ALS, 1 ACS postcard from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 3 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 9/6/1934-12/30/1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains 19 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 4 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/2/1935-4/24/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains 22 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 5 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 5/1/1935-7/30/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 6 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 8/2/1935-12/11/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains 21 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 7 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 2/7/1936-4/26/1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains 24 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 8 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 5/8/1936-8/30/1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains 14 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 9 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 9/6/1936-12/28/1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains 25 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 10 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/1/1937-4/28/1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains 13 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 11 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 5/13/1937-11/23/1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains 18 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 12 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 3/6/1938-8/19/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains 20 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 13 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 9/1/1938-12/21/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains 17 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 14 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/15/1939-5/14/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 18 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 15 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 6/5/1939-12/12/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 20 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes. Includes ALS dated "Armistice Night 1939."

Box: 9 Fold: 16 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Letters dated 1/1/1940-2/18/1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 17 Shane Leslie to May Hawkes
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains fragments of undated ALS from Shane Leslie to May Hawkes.

Box: 9 Fold: 18 Sybil Hawkes to Shane Leslie
Letter dated 11/29/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Sybil Hawkes to Shane Leslie re death of the latter's mother Leonie Leslie.



Box: 9 Fold: 19 Shane Leslie to Sybil Hawkes
Letters dated 12/8/1926-1/3/1968

DESCRIPTION: Contains 16 ALS, with 4 poetic missives, from Shane Leslie to Sybil Hawkes, daughter of May Hawkes. ALS 5/11/1962 includes 4 b/w photographs, with one showing Sir Shane picking daisies.

Box: 10 Fold: 1 Georgina Hay
Letter dated 10/7/1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Georgina Hay to Shane Leslie, references to personal doings and to the war (World War Two).

Box: 10 Fold: 2 Stuart Hay
Letter dated 12/23/1921-1/29/1922

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS to Shane Leslie from Stuart Hay, with news of political situation in Turkey and Greece.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 R.J. Hays
Letter dated 2/27/1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from R.J. Hays, director of the National Library of Ireland, Dublin, to Shane Leslie: "Dear Sir Shane, ...I am most anxious to get an opportunity to purchase the Burke letters and any other documents of Irish interest in the possession of Commander Monsell..."

Box: 10 Fold: 4 E.S.P. Haynes
Letters dated 1/11/1917-12/16/1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS from E.S.P. Haynes to Shane Leslie, an old Etonian colleague.

Box: 10 Fold: 5 Rosie Headfort
Letter dated 3/11/1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains ACS from Rosie Headfort to Shane Leslie.

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