RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 62/2
Extent55 ff.
TitleOecumenical Patriarchate: Anglican Chaplains In Constantinople
DateApril 1938-January 1951
DescriptionCorrespondence with, concerning and reports from Rev. Austin Oakley, 1934-44 and Rev. Charles William Piper, 1946-51.

Including: letter regarding the situation at the Phanar and Cyprus (ff. 1-2); letter regarding Cyprus and the situation in Turkey (ff. 3-6); letter regarding the situation in Greece (ff. 7-8); letter regarding a successor to Attaturk (f. 9); letter regarding Trebizond (f. 10); letter regarding the effects of Attaturk's reforms and Islam (ff. 11-13); letter regarding Sir Denison Ross and mutual visits between the Patriarch and the British Ambassador (ff. 14-15); letters regarding a fire at the Phanar (ff. 16-18); telegram text regarding fire (f. 19); letter in French from Benjamin, Oecumenical Patriarch (f. 20); letter in Greek (f. 21); letter from Harold Buxton, Bishop of Gibraltar to Archbishop Germanos regarding A. Oakley studying the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church (f. 22); letter regarding the situation in Greece and relations with the Roman Catholic Church (ff. 23-4); letter from H. Buxton regarding a new tax for re-armament (f. 25); letter regarding Russian delegates and the deportation to concentration camps of people who had not paid the "Fortune Tax" (f. 26); letter regarding the taxing of minorities, deportations/forced labour and the Consul-General of the Soviets (f. 27); 'Statement with reference to the Metropolitan of Imbros and Tenedos' and 'Further statement with reference to the Island of Imbros' (ff. 28-9); letter regarding the deportation of the Archbishops of Imbros and Chalcedon and taxation (ff. 30-1); letter from Germanos to John Douglas regarding Cyprus (f. 32); letter regarding the seizure of property of tax defaulters and the taxation of churches (f. 33); memorandum by A. Oakley regarding the position of minorities and the Patriarchate in Turkey (ff. 34-5); letter from A. Oakley regarding Oakley leaving Istanbul (f. 36); letter in Greek (ff. 37-8); letter from [H], Crimean Memorial Chaplaincy, Istanbul (ff. 39-40);

letter of introduction from Geoffrey Fisher for Charles Piper (f. 41); letter from C. Piper regarding Bulgaria (f. 42); list of members of the Holy Synod with notes, October 1949 (ff. 43-4); notes regarding Patriarchal policy (f. 45); letter from C. Piper to George Prestige regarding the death of Joachim, Archbishop of Derkos (f. 46); letter from Herbert Waddams asking for information regarding the situation at the Phanar (f. 47); letter regarding the Red Dean (f. 48) and 'Report of C. W. Piper, January 1951', regarding clergy, liturgy, children, theological school Halki, preferments/appointments, relations with the government and relations with "iron curtain" countries (ff. 49-55).

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