RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 36/1
Extent143 ff.
TitleAnglican Relations General: Wartime Contacts
DateOctober 1939-June 1944
DescriptionConcerning work with the Ministry of Information, Religions Division particularly involving Orthodox churches in the Balkans and the publication of the Orthodox Church Bulletin, but also other Eastern churches. Mainly consisting of correspondence between Hugh Martin of the MoI and John Douglas of CFR.

Including: letter from Hugh Martin regarding relations with churches in South East Europe, Holland and Scandinavia (ff. 1-2); letter from H. Martin regarding funding visits (f. 3); letter to H. Martin regarding an 'emergency committee (f. 4); letter from H. Martin regarding him meeting the committee (f. 5); letter to H. Martin regarding 'putting the British case' to the Balkan churches (f. 6); letter to H. Martin regarding the decision of the executive (ff. 7-8); letter from Roland Cragg regarding a conversation with H. Martin (f. 9); letter from Kenneth Maclennan, director religious relations branch, regarding setting up a branch to deal with the Orthodox and Old Catholic churches (ff. 10-11); letter regarding advice and assistance (f. 12); letter from Arthur Headlam, Bishop of Gloucester regarding arrangemnets with the ministry (f. 13); letter to Philip Usher, regarding British propaganda (f. 14); letter from Alan Don, regarding information sharing (f. 15); letter to A. Don, regarding keeping CFR free from political actions (ff. 16-17); letter from A. Donn regarding private and confidential CFR documents (f. 18); letter to P. Usher regarding religious publications (f. 19); letter from H. Martin regarding Miss Wallace (f. 20); letter to Arthur Headlam, the Bishop of Gloucester regarding the Foreign Office being responsible for propaganda (f. 21); letter to A. Don regarding the work of the Ministry of Information (f. 22); letter to H. Martin regarding the work of the ministry (f. 23); letter from Stephen Gaslee regarding contact with the Orthodox (f. 24); letter from C. Sawden regarding Miss Wallace (f. 25); letter from J. Douglas to Ronald Storrs regarding propaganda (f. 26); letter to A. Headlam regarding developments (ff. 27-8); file note, 'Future contacts with the Orthodox churches, with covering letter from H. Martin (ff. 29-30); letter from A. Don regarding J. Douglas acting as an advisor (f. 31); letter from H. Martin regarding Miss Wallace (f. 32); letter to H. Martin regarding new arrangements (f. 33); letter to Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury regarding the new arrangements (f. 34); letter to H. Martin regarding getting information from the press attaches in Greece and Yugoslavia (f. 35); letter from H. Martin regarding the iron guard in Roumania (f. 36); letter from H. Martin regarding arrangements (f. 37); letter to H. Martin regarding from J. Douglas regarding his views on a programme of propoganda to the Balkan Orthodox to aid the fight against Nazisim (ff. 38-40); letter of response from H. Martin regarding the work of the Orthodox section (f. 41); 'notes by J. Douglas on the Balkan situation, 5.4.41' (f. 42); letter from Godfrey Lias regarding broadcasts to the Balkans (f. 43); letter from F. K. Roberts, Foreign Office regarding moving the Russian Orthodox Academy in Paris to another country (ff. 44-6); letter to H. Martin regarding moving the Russian Orthodox Academy in Paris (ff. 47-8); letter from H. Martin regarding the 1st edition of the Orthodox Bulletin (f. 49); report on an intercession service held the Russian Orthodox Church, London, 29 Jun 1941 (f. 50); letter to H. Martin regarding propoganda to the Balkans and the Orthodox diaspora (f. 51); letter from H. Martin regarding propaganda to Orthodox in the US (f. 52); letter from H. Martin regarding developments (f. 53); letter from H. Martin regarding the Orthodox Bulletin (f. 54); letter from Margaret V. Wallace regarding the Orthodox Church Bulletin (f. 55); letter from M. Wallace regarding the distribution of the bulletin (f. 56); letter from M. Wallace regarding a bulletin supplement on Yugoslavia (f. 57); note regarding the Orthodox Bulletin (f. 58); letter from M. Wallace regarding quoting a paragraph from the Archbishop of Canterbury's diocesan conference speech (f. 59); letter from Ronald R. Williams regarding the Archbishop's statement on Russia (f. 60); letter from Ian White-Thomson the conference speech statement on Russia (f. 61); letter from R. Williams regarding the position of the Serbian Orthodox church (f. 62); letter to R. Williams regarding publishing an article on the Serbian Orthodox church (f. 63); letter to R. Williams regarding the Nov issue of the Orthodox church bulletin (f. 64); file note regarding a paragraph in the Orthodox church bulletin regarding Roumanian papers in the US (f. 65); Christmas message 1941 of Gerge F. Graham-Brown, Bishop in Jerusalem (f. 66); obituary for Philip Usher in 'Pantainos', 1 Sep 1941 (f. 67); letter to members of the Orthodox advisory group regarding christian anniversaries (f. 68); letter to H. Martin regarding Miss Wallace (f. 69); letter from Herbert Waddams regarding developments (f. 70); letter from H. Martin regarding A. Don (f. 71); note of J. Douglas' comments on the Orthodox church bulletin, Dec 1942 (ff. 72-3); letter to H. Waddams regarding the Orthodox church bulletin (ff. 74-5); letter from H. Waddams regarding a section in the bulletin on Yugoslavia (f. 76); 'The Orthodox Churches', from 'Internationale Kirchliche Zeitschrift', vol. 1/2, Jan-Jun 1942, by Bertold Spuler (ff. 77-105); article on Soviet Union, Finland, Armenia, Ruthenia, Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Roumania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Greece, India, Palestine and Egypt, from 'Internationale Kirchliche Zeitschrift', vol. 3/4, Jul-Dec 1942 (ff. 106-133); 'USSR and religion in Eastern Poland and occupied Rumania', 10.4.1940 (ff. 134-5) and 'USSR and religion in the Baltic', 17.1.1941 (ff. 136-143).

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