RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 45/1
Extent111 ff.
TitleOecumenical Patriarchate: Anti-Greek Riots
Date1955
DescriptionCorrespondence, file notes and reports concerning the riots in Istanbul in September 1955 with expressions of Anglican support for the victims. Also sometimes known as the Istanbul riots/September events or Istanbul pogrom.

Including: letter in Greek to Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff. 1-6); file note regarding the Cyprus and Istanbul situation (f. 7); draft letter for the archbishop (ff. 8-12); letter from Metropolitan of Philadelphia (f. 13); letters from Gennadios, Archbishop of Heliopolis (ff. 14 and 26-7); letter to Miss Helle Georgiadis (f. 15); 'Message from Dr. Visser 'T Hooft. Secretary-General of the World Council of Churches to Archbishop Spyridon of Athens (f. 16); 'Message from the Russian Orthodox Church to His All Holiness the Oecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul' (f. 17); letter to Geoffrey Fisher from the Orthodox Christian Association (f. 18); correspondence between Geoffrey Fisher to Ivor Watkins, Bishop of Malmesbury regarding W.C.C. visits to the Phanar (ff. 19-21 and 42-4); correspondence between Geoffrey Fisher from Christopher Contogeorge, Patriarchate of Alexandria (ff. 22-4 and 40); decree from The Philharmonic band of the Municipality of Ioannina-Epirus-Greece (f. 25); file note regarding an invitation to the Oecumenical Patriarch (ff. 28 and 37); Church Information Board, convocation of Canterbury, 'The Primate's speech on the sufferings of the Greek Orthodox Church (ff. 29-32); telegram regarding Geoffrey Fisher's speech (f. 33); file note regarding Geoffrey Fisher's speech (f. 34); letters from Morrison Johnston, Foreign Office regarding 'Statement of the Holy Synod of the Roumanian Orthodox Church in connection with the disturbances in Constantinople' (ff. 35-6 and 38-9); letter from Geoffrey Fisher to Athenagoras, Oecumenical Patriarch (f. 41); letter from Basil Anagnostopoulos (ff. 45-7); letter from British Embassy, Istanbul (f. 48); correspondence between Herbert Waddams and Ivor Watkins (ff. 49-53); file note regarding a visit by the Oecumenical Patriarch (f. 54); letter to Visser 'T Hooft from Metropolitan Panteleimon of Salonika (ff. 55-6); letter to Metropolitan Panteleimon from H. Waddams (f. 57); note by Geoffrey Fisher (f. 58); letter and memorandum from Christophoros Patriarch of Alexandria (ff. 59-61); correspondence with Donald Lowrie, International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations (ff. 62, 81 and 84); letter from J. J. Cotsonis (f. 63); translation from 'Kathimerini', 'The Turkish barbarities and the hypocrisy of the "allies"' (ff. 64-5); in French, 'Messager D'Athens, 'Le senateur Americain Capehard denonoce les journalistes les atrocites commises le 6 Septembre a Constantinople' (ff. 66-7); translation from, 'Ethnikos Kiryx' (f. 68); translation from, 'Kathimerini', 'The Anglicans' (f. 69); translation from, 'Kathimerini', 'A strong protest of the Greek hierarchy to the foreign churches and the World Council of Churches' (ff. 70-1); letter to Christopher King, World Council of Churches (f. 72); file note regarding Ivor Watkins' visit (ff. 73 and 75); correspondence with Archimandrite James Virvos (ff. 74 and 85); translation from 'Eleftheria' (f. 76); translation from 'Athinaiki', 'Something Wrong' (f. 77); letter from World Council of Churches regarding Geoffrey Fisher's statement (f. 78); extract from the British Council of Churches Inter-Church Aid and Refuge Service (f. 79); letter from Janet Lacey regarding fundraising (f. 80); memo 'Istanbul Riots 6th Sptember 1955' (ff. 82-3); 'Extract from BBC Monitoring of Athens radio (f. 86); letter from [C. W.] Piper, British Embassy, Istanbul (f. 87); letter from Ivor Watkins regarding fundraising (f. 88); letter to Harold Macmillan, Foreign Office from Geoffrey Fisher regarding foreign aid to Turkey (f. 89); 'Draft for the Archbishop to possible subscribers', regarding fundraising (ff. 90-1); file note regarding fundraising (f. 92); letter from Selwyn Lloyd, Foreign Office regarding compensation for damaged property (ff. 93-4); file note (f. 95); text of telegram from Geoffrey Fisher to the Oecumenical Patriarch (f. 96); letter to A. C. Sedgwick, Athens (f. 97); letter to Rev. and Mrs Piper, Istanbul (f. 98); telegram from Spyridon regarding the British Governments diplomacy (ff. 99-103); letter from A. C. [Selgrand] (ff. 104-6); statement issued from Lambeth Palace (f. 107); draft letter to Spyridon (f. 108); letter to Frances House (f. 109) and article for 'Church of England News' and 'Church Times' (ff. 110-111).

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