RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 211/3
Extent78 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: Spain: Spanish Civil War; correspondence and reports
Date1937
DescriptionPapers relating to the political and religious situation in Spain, including: Valerie Wallace's notes of the interview given to the Roman Catholic Committee by Professor E. Allison Peers and Captain J.R.J Macnamara MP, 22 January 1937 (ff.3-11); letter from the Revd. Alan Don to A.S. Duncan-Jones, Dean of Chichester, about his visit to Spain (f.12); telegram to Archbishop Lang about threats to the Basque country (f.13); correspondence from the Marqis del Moral (ff.14-15, 18); letter to Archbishop Lang from his godson Angus, a diplomat based in the Pyrennees, about the current situation (ff.16-17); correspondence between Harold Buxton, Bishop of Gibraltar, and Archbishop Lang (ff.19-21); letter from Campbell Hone, Bishop of Pontefract, about a possible National day of Prayer for Spain, with response (ff.22-23); telegrams about the aerial bombardment of the Basque country, including Guernica (ff.24-28); 'Facts for Deans', a pamphlet disputing parts of the report of the clergy visit to Spain in Jan-Feb. (ff.29-30); 'Guernica could not have been destroyed by aircraft bombs' a report by Max Massot published in Paris (ff.31-34); letter to Archbishop Lang from G.W. Grice-Hutchinson, Malaga, 3 May 1937, with reply (ff.35-43, 69); correspondence between Arthur F. Loveday, including a copy of a letter he wrote to General Gonzalo Queipo de Llano, and Archbishop Lang (ff.44-52, 61-63); 'The Religious Situation and the Roman Catholic Church in Spain', precis of a statement made to CFR by the Bishop of Gibraltar, 26 June 1937, (ff.53-60); letter from Sir Henry Lunn enclosing a copy of his letter to 'The Times' 23 July 1937 (ff.64-66, 68); copy of a letter to 'The Times' by Arthur Hinsley, Archbishop of Westminster, 26 July 1937 (f.67); correspondence with R.C. Hawkins, Hon. Secretary of the International Arbitration League, and the Foreign Office about a possible Christmas truce in Spain (ff.70-78).
LanguageSome French

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