RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 2962
Extent529 ff.
Date7 July 1931-12 March 1947
DescriptionMinutes, correspondence, and papers of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Overseas Advisory Committee.

The following matters were referred to the Committee:

-The endowment of missionary bishoprics and particularly the diocese of Labuan and Sarawak, 1931 (ff. 1-4);
-The ordination of auxiliary clergy in Kenya, 1932 (ff. 5-17);
-A proposed Hebrew Christian Church, 1932-3 (ff. 18-20v, 44v, 58-81, 83, 88v-91);
-Church union in Persia, 1932-43 (ff. 21-44, 60, 82v, 305-12, 383v-483);
-Church union in Eastern Central Africa, 1933 (ff. 44v-57, 83);
-The constitution of the bishopric in Jerusalem, 1933-45 (ff- 83-8, 91v-134v, 484v-494);
-Marriage within the prohibited degrees of Christian converts in Nigeria, 1933-4 (ff 136-51);
-Revision of the Book of Common Prayer for use in Persia, 1934-9 (ff- 153-213, 314, 316-37);
-Church union with Moravians (Unitas Fratrum) in Tanganyika, 1935 (ff. 215-230v);
-Church union in South Eastern Nigeria, 1935, 1937 (ff. 232v-303);
-The constitution of the diocesan synod of Singapore, 1938 (ff. 314-15, 338v-382);
-The constitution of the Church of the Province of West Africa, 1946 (ff. 495-515);
-The constitution of the diocese of Northern Rhodesia, 1947 (ff. 517v-529).
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