RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR CFR 1
Extent171 ff.
TitleThe Council on Foreign Relations
Date1933-1959
DescriptionPapers relating to the constitution and work of the Council on Foreign Relations, including: its functions and terms of reference ( ff. 1-15, 43-44); the Church Unity Octave (ff.16-18); war-time measures (ff.21-23), relations with the Scandinavian and Balkan churches (ff.19-20, 24-42), Toc H and Anglo-American Christian relations (f.45); post-war reorganisation, including finance and premises (ff.46-88, 136-145, 147-154); appointment of George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, to succeed Arthur Headlam, Bishop of Gloucester, as Chairman and the Revd. Herbert Waddams to succeed Canon Douglas as Secretary in 1945 (ff.89-103); staffing of the Council, notably for the 1948 Lambeth Conference (ff.107-115, 124-127); text of an article on CFR by the Revd. John Findlow for "The Records" (ff.116-123); memorandum on "The work of the Church of England Council on Foreign Relations" dated 25 January 1951 (ff.128-131); paper on "Our Foreign Relations" by the Revd. John Satterthwaite (ff.132-135); proposals for a new name and role for the Council in Inter-Church relations (ff.158-171).
Correspondents include: Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury; Canon John Douglas; Arthur Headlam, Bishop of Gloucester; Lord Macmillan [Hugh Pattison Macmillan] (ff. 33-34); the Revd. Philip Usher, William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.44, 50); Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury; George Bell, Bishop of Chichester; the Revd. Herbert Waddams; Canon Professor Michael Ramsey (f.146); Falkner Allison, Bishop of Chelmsford; Sir Kenneth Grubb (ff. 165, 171).

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