RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoBell 204
Extent277 ff.
TitleCorrespondence as bishop of Chichester
Date1929-1958
DescriptionThe correspondence and papers of G.K.A. Bell, including:
An account of a holiday in Dalmatia, submitted by Bell for publication in 'The Times', [1924] (ff.1-4).
Bell's poem 'Assisi' (ff.5-7).
Congratulations on anniversaries of Bell's consecration as bishop, 1939, 1954 (ff.8-29, 71-99).
Birthday congratulations, mainly from German pastors and refugees, 1943-58 (ff.30-47, 66, 240-5).
Bell's poem 'Nobody's Friend' (ff. 48-50), on his election to 'Nobody's Friends', 1948, with (ff. 52-5) printed rules of the society, 1954 (ff.48-55).
Letters from Bishop Bell to Henrietta, his wife, from the World Council of Churches meeting at Lucknow, 1952-3 (ff.56-65).
Grant of the freedom of the city of Chichester to Bell, 1953-4 (ff.67-70).
Correspondence on Bell's portraits, notably by the artist William Menzies Coldstream (kt., 1956), 1953-6 (ff.100-47).
Honorary doctorate conferred on Bell by Northwestern University, Evanston, 1954 (ff.148-53).
Correspondence and newspapers reports on Bell's retirement, 1956-8 (ff.154-239, 246-74), including newspaper reports, 1957-1958 (ff. 246-74).
'George Bell and Germany', by Pastor Eberhard Bethge [biographer of Dietrich Bonhoeffer] in 'The Bridge', 1958 (ff.275-7).

Including birthday greetings and anniversaries, 1939-1958 (ff. 8-47, 66, 71-99, 240-5).

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135Bell; George Kennedy Allen (1883-1958); Bishop of Chichester1883-1958
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DS/UK/6024Bell; Henrietta Millicent Grace (-1968); née Livingstone-1968
NA2499World Council of Churches; 1948-1948-
GB/109/14423Coldstream; Sir; William Menzies (1908-1987); Knight; painter1908-1987
252Bethge; Eberhard (1909-2000); theologian1909-2000
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