RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoMS 4876 ff. 68-98a
TitleCorrespondence and papers of Albert John Clements, who served four Archbishops of Canterbury in a secretarial capacity between 1903 and 1953
Date1911-1965
DescriptionComprising a programme for a Coronation party at Lambeth Palace, 11 July 1911 (f. 68); a testimonial to Clements from Randall Thomas Davidson, Lord Davidson of Lambeth, 1929 (f. 69); a draft of an address by Archbishop Lang given at the wedding in Westminster Abbey of George, Duke of Kent, and Princess Marina 29 Nov. 1934 (ff. 70-72, cf. Lang papers vol. 191, ff. 157-75); a letter from Bruce George Beale (appointed Hon. Chaplain to the King, 1946) outlining his c.v., 1946 (f. 73); personal letters to Clements from Archbishops, their wives, and friends and colleagues at Lambeth Palace, 1944-65 (ff. 74-98).

Letter to Miss Mills [presumably Mary Mills] from Clements, 27 Dec. 1928, referring to the 'new regime' [i.e. Archbishop Lang] as well as the Davidsons and other matters (f. 98a).
AcquisitionPresented anonymously, 2002. Folio 98a added in 2015: found in Crockford's supplement 1927.
RelatedMaterialFor photographs acquired with these papers, see MS. 4877, ff. 1-23. Photographs relating to Archbishops Lang and Davidson have been transferred to Archbishops' Papers.

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14Lang; William Cosmo Gordon (1864-1945); Archbishop of Canterbury1864-1945
DS/UK/5865Marina (1906-1968); Duchess of Kent1906-1968
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GB/109/14395Mills; Mary Catherine Swinton (-1955)-1955
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