RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 232/1
Extent84 ff.
TitleIndividual Orthodox Churches: Russian Orthodox Churches In Exile: The Russian Clergy And Church Aid Fund
DateSep. 1941-June 1951
DescriptionPapers relating to the work of the Fund in wartime and post-war, including: papers and accounts for a meeting of the Executive Committee, 24 Sept. 1941 (ff.1-6); reports from Paul Anderson on the situtation of the Academy in Paris, May-June 1942, with a report and appeal to subscribers, March 1943 (ff .7-14); letters from Canon Widdrington to Canon Douglas mostly about the Russian Academy in Paris, 1944 and 1945 (ff.15-19, 24); report on finances, the situation of the different Orthodox jurisdictions in Paris and the fate of some of the exiles including Mother Maria, 21 Sept. 1944 (ff.20-22); accounts (ff.23, 25-29); letter from Canon Widdrington to Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury about reconcilations between the jurisdictions in Paris, 3 Sept. 1945, with response (ff.30-31); agendas for Executive Committee meeting and AGM, 12 October 1945 (ff.32-33); Canon Widdrington's report for 1944 (ff.34-36) and report of his visit to Paris (ff.37-40); discussions following the resignation of the Bishop of Hereford from the Fund and Archbishop Fisher's proposed amalgamation of the Fund with Christian Reconstruction in Europe, correspondence with J.G. Matthew (Treasurer) and Paul Anderson, and notification of a joint meeting of the Council and Executive to discuss the future of the Fund,12 May 1947 (ff.42-61); difficulty of transferring money to France, 1948 (ff.62-63); minutes of a meeting of a sub-committee to co-ordinate aid to the Orthodox in France, 12 May 1948 (ff.67-68); agenda for Annual meeting, 22 June 1948 (f.69); accounts (ff.71-74); agenda for Executive Committee meeting, 2 Dec. 1948 (f.75); Christmas appeal leaflet (ff.76-77); agenda for Executive Committee meeting, 12 Dec. 1949 (f.79); possibility of closing down the Fund, Dec. 1950 (f.80); agenda for meeting, 24 May 1951, with proposals for a change of name to the Orthodox Churches in Dispersion Fund and extension to the Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe and note of the meeting by W.H. Macartney (ff.83-84).

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