RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubseries
Alt Ref NoBell 193-195
Extent3 volumes
TitleCorrespondence on Canterbury Cathedral
Date1919-1940
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers of G.K.A. Bell, mainly concerning Canterbury cathedral, 1924-9. The subjects covered include the abolition of the entry fees for visitors in 1925, the founding of the Friends of the Cathedral in 1925, repairs to the fabric and the tombs, especially that of the Black Prince, commemorations of the seven hundred anniversary of the coming of the Grey Friars to Canterbury, and of the deaths of Orlando Gibbons and of Archbishop Stephen Langton, 1929; gifts to the cathedral including the epitaphion brought by John Codrington from Nicaea [Nikaea], and a portrait of Archbishop Cranmer. Also included are the donation of cathedral stones to various foreign cathedrals and churches including Canberra, Sydney, Nelson (New Zealand), New York, San Francisco, and Rupert's Land, the chapel of Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, and the mission church in New Guinea.

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NA2931Diocese of Canterbury; Cathedral Church of Christ
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