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Collection Details


Collection Name: George Moore Letters to Lady Leonie Leslie
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/moore_g.htm
Dates Spanned: 1897-1977
Description: The fifteen items in this small collection include eleven letters written by George Moore to Lady Leonie Leslie that are tipped into Sir Shane Leslie's copy of Nancy Cunard's GM: Memories of George Moore (London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956). George Moore was a close friend of Lady Emerald Cunard, Nancy Cunard's mother, and encouraged Nancy when she began her own writing career. This first edition, which bears Sir Shane Leslie's bookplate and signature on the inside front cover, also includes three letters written to Sir Shane Leslie by other individuals and an article clipped from a newspaper. The three letters regarding George Moore, which were laid in the volume, are housed in Mss 99 F649, with photocopies of the Moore letters. The eleven original letters written by George Moore remain tipped into the book.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 11
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Europe; Friendship; Ireland; Letters; Literature; London, England; Paris, Ile-de-France, France; Paris, Ile-de-France, France - Left Bank; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004868