RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR CFR 11
Extent207 ff.
TitleGeneral Secretary: Canon John Douglas
Date1939-1972
DescriptionPapers and correspondence with and concerning Canon John A Douglas, including: Archbishop Lang's conferment of a Lambeth DD on Canon Douglas (f.1); memorandum by Canon Douglas on a Nazi-controlled Orthodox Church for Central Europe, April 1940 (ff.3-12); memorandum by Canon Douglas on the proposed World Council of Churches, 1940 (ff.13-40); his retirement as Hon. General Secretary of the Council on Foreign Relations, 1945 (ff.53, 55-59); the transfer of CFR working files to the Revd. Herbert Waddams; the transfer of Canon Douglas's own papers, ultimately, to Lambeth Palace Library, and his collection of books and periodicals to the British Museum; note on the archives of the Anglo-Continental Society, 1949 (f.82); letter from Archbishop Fisher to Douglas about the proposal to create a sub-section of Lambeth Palace Library devoted to re-union and ecumenical work, and letter of approval from Bishop Bell (ff. 92, 103); correspondence with the Bursar of the Society of the Faith, relating to his brother the Revd. C. E. Douglas (ff.138-144); his death and obituaries (ff. 151-170, 172-174, 181); access to his papers for a possible biography, including correspondence with his executors (ff. 171, 175, 181, 190-197); the eventual interment of his ashes, and those of his brother, at St. Dunstan-in-the-West, 18 October 1972 (ff.182, 184-189, 198-207).

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