RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR G 34/1
Extent85 ff.
TitleWorld Council of Churches: Assemblies: Amsterdam
Date1947-1948
DescriptionPapers relating to the Amsterdam Assembly of the World Council of Churches, including: selection of possible Anglican delegates including suggestion of T.S. Eliot or Dorothy L. Sayers (ff.1-4, 11-19, 22-25); arrangements for Anglican worship in Amsterdam, with liaison between Archbishop Fisher and Archbishop Rinkel (ff.5-10, 28, 35, 40-41, 45-50, 65-73); discussion of possible Roman Catholic observers (ff. 20-21, 26); summary of correspondence about an Orthodox delegation (f. 27); correspondence between J.H. Oldham, Herbert Waddams and Dr. Visser't Hooft about separate meetings of delegates (ff.29-32); nomination of Herbert Waddams as secretary of the section on "The Christian Approach to the Jews", declined (ff.33-34, 39); text of an article by Archbishop Fisher on the Amsterdam Conference for the Dutch weekly "Elseviers Weekblad" (ff.36-38); notes for Anglican delegates (ff.42-44); report of a public meeting in Birmingham organised by the Fellowship of Reconciliation in preparation for the Assembly (ff.51-54); note appointing Herbert Waddams as Church Times representative to the conference (f.74); lists of British participants (ff.75-79) typescript report on the first Assembly (ff.80-84).

Correspondents include: Herbert Waddams (passim); Revd. C.H. Jones (ff.1, 4); Archbishop Fisher (ff. 6, 8-10, 16); Andreas Rinkel, Archbishop of Utrecht (ff.6, 8-9, 45, 60); Revd. Oliver Tomkins (ff.10, 14, 18-19, 24-25, 28, 35, 40-41, 85); George Bell, Bishop of Chichester (ff.11-13); Bishop Stephen Neill (ff.17,22 ); Pastor Marc Boegner (ff.20-21); Robert Birley (f.23); Dr. W.H. van de Pol (f.26); Robert S. Bilheimer (ff.33-34, 39, 63); Floyd Tomkins (ff.46-47, 49, 55-56, 58); Revd. Clarence Edward Elton (ff.48, 50, 57, 59, 73); Revd. A. Zwart (ff.61, 64, 69, 69, 71); Revd. Ronald Edward Taylor Allen (f.65); G.F. Kingston, Archbishop of Nova Scotia (f.66); Michael Yashiro, Bishop of Kobe (f.67); J.C. Wand, Bishop of London (f.68); G.A. Oldham, Bishop of Albany (f.68); A.R. Graham-Campbell, Bishop of Colombo (f.70); Howard Mowll, Archbishop of Sydney (f.72).

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