RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoBell 202
Extent300 ff.
TitleCorrespondence on Archbishop Lang
Date1924-1950
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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CodeNameDates
14Lang; William Cosmo Gordon (1864-1945); Archbishop of Canterbury1864-1945
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