RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR G 35/1
Extent62 ff.
TitleWorld Council of Churches: General papers and correspondence
Date1937-1949
DescriptionPapers relating to the World Council of Churches, including: the Oxford Conference,1937, (ff.1-7) and Utrecht Conference, 1938, (ff.8-15; memoranda on formation of the WCC, 1940, and constitution (ff.16-22); correspondence of Canon Douglas on Anglo-Foreign Fellowships, 1941-42 (ff.24-32); correspondence, 1946, between Christophoros, Patriarch of Alexandria, and Archbishop Fisher about the Geneva conference and the purpose of the WCC (ff.33-35); WWC visit to Eastern Orthodox Churches February-March 1947: itinerary (f.36), briefing notes for William Cash, Bishop of Worcester (ff37-43), report on visit to Alexandria (ff.44-45), press release (ff.46-47), report by Bishop Cash (ff.48-54), report of the delegation (ff.55-61); letter to Archbishop Fisher from Bishop Stephen Neill on the state of the churches in Germany, 1949 (f.62).
Other correspondents include: William Temple, Archbishop of York (ff.25, 28); Revd. R.E. Burlingham (ff.26, 29-32).

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