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'Leslie', letters received by Giles Barber and his family from Peter, later Sir Peter, Leslie, banker (1931-2007), and related papers, 1953-2007 and n.d. [c.1945-1950]

MS. 9101/107

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  1. Christmas and New Year cards, some made and illustrated by Leslie and his wife, Charlotte, 1953-2006 and n.d. [c.1945]
  2. drawings by Leslie, comprising one of Barber, seated and drawing, n.d. [c.1950], and a bridge at Stowe School, Nov 1955
  3. letters and postcards received by Giles Barber and his family from Peter Leslie, 2002-2006
  4. 'The Bertrand Mystery', typescript by Leslie exploring the possible connections between his family and the Bertrands of Toulouse, with letters concerning his research into the matter, Jan-Mar 2003
  5. papers relating to the sale of Leslie’s former home, Wychwood Manor, Ascott-under-Wychwood, 2005
  6. papers relating to the death and funeral service of Peter Leslie, comprising an obituary from The Times, 1 Oct 2007, and an order of service for a memorial service in New College Chapel, Oxford on 24 Nov 2007, 2007


  • 1953-2007 and n.d. [c.1945-1950]


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/107

Biographical / Historical

Giles Barber and Peter Leslie were lifelong friends, having been brought up as neighbours in Oxford and attending The Dragon School together.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom