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Leslie: The Papers of Shane (John) Randolph Leslie

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0272/SJRL

Dates

  • 1900 - 1971

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Sir Shane (John) Randolph Leslie came to King's in 1904. He converted to Catholicism shortly after he went down, and became a champion of Irish rights. He worked in America to bridge the gap between the pro-Irish Americans and the English. He was first cousin to Winston Churchill and was able to negotiate to some extent through him. He wrote both fiction and non-fiction. He became Fourth Baronet Leslie in 1944 and died in 1971.

Extent

2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language

English

General

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. is said to have a collection of papers relating to Shane Leslie.

Date information

DateText: Some items undated.

Originator(s)

Leslie, Sir Shane (John) Randolph (1885-1971)
Date
2006-02-22 10:03:09+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

Contact:
Archivist
King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 331444

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