RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 3424
Extent344 folios
TitleStopford Papers
Date1955-1981
DescriptionCorrespondence concerning the appointment of R.W. Stopford as Suffragan Bishop of Fulham, 1955 (ff.1-15).
Correspondence concerning the appointment of Stopford to the bishopric of Peterborough, 1956 (ff.16-37).
Correspondence and papers concerning a Conversation on Nuclear Warfare and the Strategy of Defence, composed of churchmen and others, 1958-9, with subsequent correspondence on the same subject, 1960-70. The original meeting led to the foundation of the Council on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament (ff.38-89).
Miscellaneous addresses by Stopford on colonial and racial questions, mainly relating to Africa, 1951-74 (ff.90-136).
Correspondence with Graham Richard Delbridge, Coadjutor Bishop of Sydney (Australia), concerning episcopal organisation in London and elsewhere, 1972 (ff.137-9).
Papers concerning Bermuda, the diocese of which Stopford was appointed Bishop in 1976, in 1956 and 1976, including addresses on ecumenism and on Commonwealth Day (ff.140-50).
Papers concerning Trinity College, Kandy, Ceylon, of which Stopford was Principal, including addresses on democracy, newsletters, and recollections by Stopford, 1935-71 (ff.151-213).
Papers, 1940-73, concerning Achimota College, Gold Coast [Ghana], of which Stopford was Principal, with minutes of the Old Achimotan Association, 1940-81 (ff.214-344).
PublnNoteS. Parker and T. Lawson ed. 'God and war: the Church Of England and armed conflict in the twentieth century' (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013) [Lambeth Palace Library H5157.G6]

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