RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 231/2
Extent95 ff.
TitleIndividual Orthodox Churches: Russian Orthodox Churches In Exile: The Russian Clergy And Church Aid Fund
DateJan-Oct 1940
DescriptionPapers relating to the work of the Fund in wartime under its reconstituted council and its financial situation, including: Notes and statements which may be required for the meeting of the new council of the Russian Church Aid Fund, 23 Jan. 1940 (ff.12-45); notes of the meeting (ff.48-49); statement of receipts and payments, 1939 (ff.50-51); invitation from Archbishop Lang to Geoffrey Fisher, Bishop of London, to become a president of the council (ff.53-54); appointment of Richard Parsons, Bishop of Southwark as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the fund (ff.71-72); minutes of a meeting of the executive committee, 12 March 1940 (ff.76-77); note of a possible Treasury grant for the Russian Academy in Paris (f.84); award of honorary doctorate in Theology to Archbishop Lang from the Russian Orthodox Theological Academy (ff.88-89); request from Archbishop Lang to Joseph P. Kennedy, American Ambassador in Paris, for information on the current state of the Academy, August 1940 (ff.90-91).

Correspondents include: Revd. Dr. Alan Don (passim); Revd. P.E.T. Widdrington (ff.1,8-9,60,63-66,73-75,78-79,81-82,94-95); Canon John Douglas (ff.2-5, 58,68,80,92,94-95); Sir Bernard Pares (f.5); Metropolitan Eulogios, Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Church in Europe (ff.6-9,88-89); Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.6-7, 10-11, 55-56,59,61,69-72,74-75,88-90); Godfrey Benson, 1st Baron Charnwood (ff.10-11, 55-56); Staunton Batty, Bishop of Fulham (f.52); Revd. Philip Usher (f.58); Revd. Michael Bruce (f.59); Harold Buxton, Bishop of Gibraltar (f.62,67); Richard Parsons, Bishop of Southwark (ff.69-72); Paul B. Anderson (f.80); Kenneth Maclennan, Director, Religions Division, Ministry of Information (ff.85-86); Sir Stephen Gaselee (ff.86,92); Sergius Bulgakov (f.88-89).

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