RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 112/1
Extent34 ff.
TitleRussia: Contacts: President Jakov Zhidkov
Date23 Dec 1957-5 Nov 1966
DescriptionCorrespondence and exchange of greetings with President of the Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, Jakov Zhidkov, primarily consisting of Christmas and Easter greetings between Geoffrey Fisher and Michael Ramsey- Archbishops of Canterbury and Zhidkov, Dec 1957-Apr 1966.

Also contains a letter commending Rev Harold Wilson, Secretary of the Adult Education Council, leading a delegation of youth leaders and educationalists to Moscow and Leningrad to Zhidkov, 9 Jun 1960; a letter of congratulations from Zhidkov to Michael Ramsey on his appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury, 27 Jun 1961; an appeal by the All-Union Council of Evangelical Christian-Baptists concerning the Vietnam war, 7 Oct 1966; telegram of sympathy from Ramsey on the death of Zhidkov, 5 Nov 1966.

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12Fisher; Geoffrey Francis (1887-1972); Archbishop of Canterbury1887-1972
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
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