RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoBell 202
Extent300 ff.
TitleCorrespondence on Archbishop Lang
DescriptionCorrespondence of G.K.A. Bell with and concerning Cosmo Gordon Lang, archbishop of York, and (1928) of Canterbury. Including correspondence with Lang himself (ff. 1-19, 110, 122-220, 226-7, 229-237, 242-95, 300).

The papers include:
Correspondence, 1924-8 (ff.1-19).
Correspondence concerning Lang's election and enthronement in Canterbury cathedral in 1928. As dean, George Bell was intimately involved in the preparation of the service (ff.20-121).
Commemoration of the archbishop's enthronement, 1933-41 (ff.122-7).
Correspondence on the German Church, peace proposals and the war, 1933-45 (ff.128-269, 271-95 passim). Includes correspondence on Bell's condemnation of the government's bombing policy.
Correspondence and papers on Archbishop Lang's resignation, 1942 (ff.270-6).
Correspondence on Canon Alan Don's entry on Lang for the 'Dictionary of National Biography', 1950 (ff.296-9).
Remarks on his portrait at York (f. 300).

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