RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR CFR 29/1
Extent136 ff.
TitleArchbishops of Canterbury: Archbishop Fisher
DescriptionPapers relating to Archbishop Fisher's ecumenical policies and interests including: arrangements for ecumenical guests invited to his enthronement, 1945 (ff. 1-65); letters of goodwill sent to Pandit Nehru and Liaquat Ali Khan on the independence of India and Pakistan, 1947 (ff.66-71); draft replies to "Church Times" questions (ff.72-75); correspondence with Pastor Marc Boegner, President of the Fédération Protestante de France, and others about a possible visit to Paris, 1951, later abandoned (ff.78-86); visit to Edinburgh to receive Honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity, 1954 (ff.87-88); text of opening address at the Anglican Congress, Minneapolis, 4 August 1954 (ff.89-100); letter to Russian church leaders clarifying remarks he made about the hydrogen bomb, 1956 (ff. 101-107); correspondence and statements on the Suez crisis, 1956 (ff.108-117); 70th birthday congratulations from Adolf Wischmann, 1957 (f.118); correspondence and foreign press reaction to Fisher's resignation and election of Archbishop Ramsey (ff.119-130); script for BBC broadcast, 31 May 1961, by Canon Satterthwaite on Fisher's retirement (ff.131-132); article by Archbishop Fisher for the Italian church review "Rocca" 15 November 1961 (ff.133-136).

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